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Abbotsford, BC Best Immigrant Entrepreneur:
Top 5 Finalist
Employees: 5 In Business Since: 2016

Amiante Environmental Consulting is a local company providing services like site survey, asbestos bulk sampling, air sampling, lead/mold testing, abatement, and demolition. Following WorkSafeBC’s Regulations and fulfilling its mandate, Amiante Environmental is committed to everyone’s health and safety.
Riza Castro, AEC’s principal operator, has a strong background in the industry from working in big companies in the Lower Mainland complemented with training and education. Moreover, Riza’s projects range from federal, provincial, municipal to private contracts.
Riza, who came to Canada as part of the Live-in Caregiver Program, has never stopped following her dream – a business of her own in the environmental field. She never stops learning, growing and dreaming. Being in environmental consulting and construction business, Riza shows her strong leadership and expertise in a male-dominated industry. A woman, an immigrant, a business owner – Riza believes everyone can make a difference.

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