How We Work
Nova Scotia Business Inc. drives economic momentum in Nova Scotia through attracting and expanding investment and developing businesses in all communities to be more successful exporters.
A strong, thriving, and globally competitive Nova Scotia today and for generations to come.
Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI), led by a private-sector board of directors, is a lead business development agency for the province. NSBI’s mandate is to help Nova Scotia businesses across the province grow exports through access to business advisory services, skills development and training to build export capacity, market intelligence, financing, and support in accessing global markets, with a focus on developing new exporters and attracting innovative, globally competitive companies to establish a business location in Nova Scotia.
Our Driving Principles
We developed our 2019-2020 Business Plan guided by the follow principles:
- Strengthening businesses for export
- Navigating opportunities for inclusive growth
- Implementing new initiatives
- Capitalizing on global opportunities
- Investing in Innovation
We respect Nova Scotians, our province and our colleagues.
We are fair, honest, transparent, timely, and results-oriented.
We act with the utmost professionalism, taking the time to listen and understand.
We strive for evidence-based knowledge to drive our actions and outcomes.
We are accountable to our stakeholders and all Nova Scotians.
We anticipate change, act proactively and are resilient.
We are Nova Scotians working for positive outcomes for Nova Scotians.
We value people's skills, backgrounds, experiences and ideas.