Established in 1991, ONEIA is the business association representing the interests of the environment industry in Ontario. Our network of thousands of contacts includes key people at environmental technology, product and service companies, law, investment and insurance firms, institutes, universities and governments.

ONEIA News


Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum, May 4, 2015

Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change to be joined by colleague from Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure/Research and Innovation.

How could the mandates of these ministries change and adapt to the new government focus on climate change?  What role might they play with respect to the coming cap-and-trade carbon trading system?  How could regulations or supports for research and innovation change to respond to this new reality?

Read more and REGISTER

Environment and cleantech companies rock Guelph curling bonspiel

On March 24, teams from more than a dozen companies came out to the Guelph edition of ONEIA’s popular “Break the Ice on the Ice” business and networking curling bonspiel.  The Guelph Curling Club played host to more than 50 curlers who enjoyed an afternoon “learn to curl” clinic, followed by a three-game, six-end bonspiel.  Read more...

For photos of the event please CLICK HERE

ONEIA shares concerns with City of Toronto on Brownfields 

ONEIA’s active Brownfields Committee continued to work on behalf of our members in this key issue, meeting with representatives of the city of Toronto late in 2014 to share or concerns about changes to its policies regarding how “contaminated lands” are conveyed to the City. 

The group followed up its meeting with a letter outlining our position, noting that while the new policy is making progress, more work needs to be done .  To read a copy of the letter, click here.

Inspiring dialogue at Environment Industry Day 2014

On November 18, 2014, ONEIA held its 14th edition of Environment Industry Day, our annual day of dialogue with MPPs at the Ontario legislature.

The day began with a breakfast address by Minister of Environment and Climate Change The Hon. Glen Murray.  Read more...

For photos of the event please click here

RIC Centre and ONEIA co-hosted Big Data Seminar

On October 8th, the RIC Centre and ONEIA co-hosted a Growing Your Business Seminar on Big Data to help entrepreneurs learn how Big Data will change their business and offer unprecedented opportunities in the coming years.  Read more and view full presentations
ONEIA September Newsletter

The September edition of the ONEIA newsletter is now live and available for download. CLICK HERE to begin reading the latest news from the environment and cleantech sector.

Soil event provokes discussion, networking 

ONEIA hosted a half-day event on September 9 that looked at regulatory and practical issues around soil management in Ontario.  A capacity crowd of more than 100 people from a range of firms heard from representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, as well as read more...

Presentations are available here

ONEIA's Excess Soils Working Group asked to provide input

The Excess Soils Working Group (a subgroup of ONEIA’s Brownfields Committee) has been asked by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to bring together a small group of industry professionals to provide policy input.  The group will offer feedback on Excess Soils Management and Best Management Practices in an information exchange session that is being arranged for late September. Read more...

Go Green on the Green 2014 - a successful day with a bit of everything

The sold-out event started with a morning program, read more...


Business and Policy Forum a success

The 2014 edition of the Ontario Environment Industry Association’s annual Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum was a great success. 

The event, held on April 23 at the Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel, attracted more than 160 attendees from a range of environment firms, financial and investment companies and all levels of government.
Read more... and view pictures of the day.


ONEIA's 2014-2015 Member Directory is here!



Members, politicians hail success of EID 2013  

The 13th edition of ONEIA's annual Environment Industry Day (EID) was held on November 27, 2013 and received universally positive feedback.


ONEIA responds to proposed Great Lakes Strategy

Led by its Water Subcommittee, the Ontario Environment Industry Association has responded to the province's proposed Great Lakes Protection Strategy and accompanying Act.  Read more...

For a copy of ONEIA's response, click here.


Upcoming events

12 May 2015 • By teleconference
14 May 2015 • Courtyard by Marriott Downtown, 475 Yonge Street, Toronto M4Y 1X7
26 May 2015 1:00 PM • Toronto (near Queen’s Park)
29 May 2015 • Allstream Center, Toronto
08 Jun 2015 8:45 AM • The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
15 Jul 2015 • Royal Ontario Golf Club, 6378 Trafalgar Road Hornby (Milton), ON L0P1E0


        

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