Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Energy and Environment Committee

Energy and Environment Committee

This Committee meets six times a year in Auckland to discuss and formulate policy that guides EMA’s submissions on relevant draft legislation, letters to Parliament and articles for publication on energy and environmental issues.

The Committee is made up of EMA staff, and EMA members with a strong interest in energy and environmental issues.
Topics include:
  • Climate change
  • Resource Management Act
  • Waste policy
  • Environment as it relates to or impacts business issues
  • Impacts on business of government policy and/or regulation associated with energy and environment
  • Needs of business with regard to energy supply and security; electricity market structure, transmission, security of supply, and pricing
  • Renewable generation
  • Thermal generation
  • Gas supply
  • Transport fuels
  • Energy efficiency
  • Minerals, oil and gas exploration


For more information please contact EMA executive officer, Peter Atkinson.

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