January 2014
Feature Story

Setting the Sights on Forward-Looking Metrics

Jan. 8, 2014
The problem with most environment, health and safety (EHS) performance metrics, according to Gary Rosenblum, Executive Director of the National Safety Council's Campbell Institute, is that they fail to predict potential risks. Read more...


Ask the Board

"When do you know when to say no?"

In many cultures saying "no" can be uncomfortable and difficult. However, the role of the EHS leader requires us to do this on a regular basis in order to ensure that the core values of environmental, health, and safety are maintained. Read more...


Welcome New Members

The following members joined NAEM in the December 2013:

Member Spotlight

Steve Meyers

Senior Director of Global Environmental, Health & Safety
Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc.

Each month, we introduce you to a different member who makes our network so unique! Read more...


Did you know?

Did you know that NAEM has a vibrant network of six local chapters? If you'd like to connect to fellow EHS and sustainability leaders in your area, please visit http://www.naem.org/?page=local_groups to search for a chapter near you today. Interested in starting a chapter in your city? Please contact Member Services Manager Briana Warner, briana@naem.org.


On the Move


Do you know someone who has a position to fill, or is looking to make a smart move? Email elizabeth@naem.org and we will do our best to connect you.

Welcome New LinkedIn Group Members

The following members joined NAEM's "EHS and sustainability decision-makers forum" in December:

Overheard on Twitter

To see more tweets from thought leaders, follow NAEM's Twitter feed @thegreentie.


Latest News


NAEM Announces Date of Annual Member Meeting
NAEM's annual Member Meeting will take place on Jan. 23, 2014, the association announced today. The free, one-hour web conference presentation will include an update on member benefits, an overview of the 2014 program calendar and a summary of its strategic goals for the coming year.

Now Recruiting: Forum Planning Committee
The year may just be starting, but NAEM's preparations have already started for the 2014 EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin, Texas. If you you'd like to help shape the agenda this year, please email Program Director Mike Mahanna, mike@naem.org or call NAEM at (202) 986-6616.

Mark Your Calendars for Member Appreciation Week Mark your calendars from Feb. 3-7 for NAEM's annual member celebration. Highlights from the week will include a free webinar on "Using Life cycle Assessments to Drive Decision-making," an opportunity for you to receive deep discounts on NAEM's 2014 events and a raffle to win a FREE registration to the 2014 EHS Management Forum. For more information, please visit www.naem.org or email Member Services Manager Briana Warner, briana@naem.org.


Upcoming Events


Updates to the ASTM Phase I ESA Standard
January 21, 2014
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST
This NAEM webinar will review several key changes to the ASTM Phase I ESA Standard including: Revised and New Definitions, Emphasis on File Reviews, User Responsibilities, Vapor Intrusion Clarification

Best Practices in Corporate Energy, Waste and Water Management
March 4-5, 2014
1 p.m.-2 p.m. EST

Join your EHS and sustainability peers to find out the real world strategies leading companies are using to advance their water, energy and waste management programs.ally.




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