Georgia Industry Environmental Coalition, formed in
1992, is a non-profit
membership organization of environmentally-regulated
businesses in Georgia. Its members form a diverse group
of industries, representing an employee base well exceeding
55,000, with the shared belief that environmental regulations
should, and can, be both protective and cost efficient.
provides Georgia industry a strong, unified voice on
environmental regulatory issues. It provides members
the opportunity to:
• deal collectively with the Georgia Environmental Protection
• interact and network with professional colleagues,
• take advantage of technical and educational expertise.
mission of GIEC is to serve as a technically-based advocate
for Georgia industry by promoting environmental regulations
and policies founded on:
• protection of human health and the environment,
• sound science, and
• cost/benefit principles.
basic purpose of GIEC is to identify and collectively
address specific Georgia environmental issues of mutual
interest to the membership. It is not GIEC’s purpose
to engage in political advocacy at either the state
or national level.
GIEC membership is open to business corporations
with environmental compliance and/or remediation responsibility
for a site or facility located within the State of Georgia.
GIEC is led and directed by a Board of Directors elected
annually by the general membership.
Through its member companies, GIEC works closely
with other business and industry groups such as the
Georgia Chemistry Council;
Georgia Association of Manufacturers; Georgia Mining Association; Georgia Paper and Forest Products Association;
Georgia Association of Water Professionals and Georgia Water Association.