February 2014
Feature Story

Conflict Minerals Reporting Yields As Many Questions As Answers

February 18, 2014
While it's too soon to know exactly how companies will respond to the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) new conflict minerals reporting requirement, experts say this first year was an eye-opening lesson in just how challenging it is to track down quality data across a global supply chain. Read more...


Ask the Board

"How has your career path defined who you are?"

A wise man once told me that many people view history with a "yellow brick road" mindset. When looking back on events of the past, the perception is there was a clear path to follow which led people to their current state. In reality, though, he said that our life is more like getting dropped in the middle of a jungle. Read more...


Welcome New Members

The following members joined NAEM in the January 2014:

Member Spotlight

James Hannaford

Environmental Protection and Safety student
Massachusetts Maritime Academy

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


Latest Research

Planning for a Sustainable Future

The Ideas that Will Shape EHS and Sustainability Management in the Year to Come

Based on more than two dozen interviews with corporate leaders and sustainability experts, NAEM's trends report reveals that among leadership companies, sustainability has evolved from a collection of programs into a risk-based business management strategy. Download the free report today...


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.

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Welcome New LinkedIn Group Members

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Latest News


Sustainability Means Integration, Engagement for Leadership Companies
The one-time promise that sustainability could become a business management paradigm has started to take hold within leadership companies, according to "Planning for a Sustainable Future", a trends report published today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).


Upcoming Events


Optimizing Your SEC Conflict Minerals Filing
March 20 2014
1:00-2:00 p.m. (EST)

Webinar Presented by 3E Co.

Find out how to prepare for your first filing under the Securities and Exchange Commission's new conflict minerals rule.


Best Practices in Corporate Energy, Waste and Water Management
March 4-5, 2014
Washington, DC

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.




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