Business & the Environment

Associations, NGO's

The Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) is a non-profit organization connects business, government and interested stakeholders with environmental issues and opportunities. MEIA has been an association for Manitoba companies and professionals practicing in the area of environment and sustainable development since 1991.

Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association ( MOPIA) is not-for-profit association. MOPIA provides administration of the Ozone Depleting Substances Act and regulations primarily ODS Regulation 103/94. Support to the refrigeration/air conditioning ozone depleting substances industry, as well as local and international governments. MOPIA facilitates a coalition of industry, environmental groups, educational institutions, unions, and government for ozone depleting and climate change substances. The goal of MOPIA is to work towards protection of the stratospheric ozone layer through the control, reduction and eventual elimination of emissions of ozone depleting and climate changing substances, reduction and eventual elimination of to the atmosphere. |

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and assessment, and natural resources management.

The Manitoba Naturalists Society (MNS) is a non-profit organization that stimulates research and data gathering in the areas of natural history, the environment and recreation. It fosters an appreciation of the natural environment and humanity's place in it and arranges related educational programs and field trips. Annual MNS research grants, scholarships and awards are also made.

Publications include:

  • A Birders Guide To Southeastern Manitoba;
  • Tall Grass Prairie: a field guide to an endangered space;
  • Restoring Canada's Native Prairie;
  • Wild Plants Of Southeastern Manitoba Botanical Series (Botanical Sets I, II,III, IV);
  • Bird Checklists; Manitoba Naturalists Society Bulletin Newsletter.

Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corp.( MARRC) is a non-profit organization incorporated under The Corporation Act of Manitoba. It was formed April 1, 1997 by manufacturers and marketers of oil products in Manitoba and is managed by a Board of Directors comprised of industry and public representatives. Its mandate is to develop, implement and administer a cost-effective, sustainable, user-financed and province-wide stewardship program for used oil, used oil filters and used oil containers on behalf of its members. Membership in MARRC is for stewards of oil products or for people who purchase designated products from stewards of oil products and re-sell those products.

Manitoba Product Stewardship Corporation (MPSC) is an independent, non-profit organization representing the interest of all sectors of Manitoba, including consumers, industry, municipalities and governments.

Manitoba Quality Network (QNET) is a non-profit association which arose as a result of a broad-based group of concerned business and government people who recognized the need for Manitoba to become renowned for the quality and value of its goods and services.

Products or Services include: workshops, seminars, conferences on topics such as, management and leadership, quality and lean thinking, board governance, workplace wellness and environment health and safety; resource library (with books, videos, periodicals and training aids related to organizational improvement) and news (newsletter of upcoming events, quality success stories and more...); consulting and speaker referral. Privacy Policy.pdf

The mission of the Manitoba Sustainable Energy Association (ManSEA) is to promote the use and production of renewable, sustainable, environmentally friendly energy sources within Manitoba.