How We Work
To develop and enable Nova Scotia businesses to grow through export, creating opportunity and benefit for all those who call Nova Scotia home.
A prosperous, globally successful, and inclusive Nova Scotia, today and for generations to come.
Led by a private sector Board of Directors, NSBI is a key business development agency for the Province. Our mandate is to enable Nova Scotia businesses across the province to grow exports through access to business advisory services, skill 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.
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.