The green economy and the clean technology and services which drive it represent a significant path for economic diversification and growth for Newfoundland and Labrador.
The environmental challenges the province faces are business opportunities that can be met locally, and shared with the rest of the world.
provides programming and supports to help the province seize those opportunities.
Since its inception in 2012, newleef
has grown from a one day single-room event into a two-day conference attracting hundreds and featuring multiple streams of presentations, panel discussions,
professional development segments, and more. It has become the premier event in Newfoundland and Labrador for business-owners, entrepreneurs, environmental professionals, academics, decision-makers, and public
servants to converge and discuss green economic growth ideas, opportunities, and issues across many of the province's sectors - from mining, to forestry, to oil and gas, to the fishery, to energy, and beyond.
explores business opportunities; presents the latest local research; aims to foster sector innovation; navigates environmental issues with a focus on solutions; highlights the products, services, and activities of organizations operating in the province; and builds sector capacity through the delivery of professional development seminars.
The annual newleef
conference is an initiative of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA)
Learn about past conferences by clicking here