The Greater New Orleans area is home to a growing group of industries, classified as Emerging Environmental. The term Emerging Environmental refers to products and services that help companies and governments manage (and even profit from) environmental issues and challenges.
Energy, Waste, and Water represent Emerging Environmental subsectors identified as growth opportunities and job creators in our region. These companies and organizations will help solve environmental challenges that all industries face.
Activity in this sector is poised to create regional jobs and wealth by building a cluster of local businesses that export products and services throughout the world. Through their growth, these companies and organizations will position Southeast Louisiana as a global hub of businesses that provide environmental solutions and expertise for the Greater New Orleans area.