March 2014
Feature Story

Leadership Companies Setting Aggressive Targets for Waste Reduction

March 14, 2014
Recycling may not sound like a new idea, but it's the area where leading companies are setting the most aggressive goals, according to new NAEM research presented last week. Read more...


Ask the Board

"How do you find balance outside of work?"

Bruce Karas, Vice President of Environment & Sustainability; Coca-Cola Co.

You have to do is to have some kind of diversion that's so different from your work self that it completely changes your viewpoint... Read more...


Welcome New Members

The following members joined NAEM in the February 2014:

Member Spotlight

Rachael Weiskind

Director of Environment, Health and Safety
Smith and Wesson Corp.

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


New on the Green Tie blog

Five Tips for Preparing Your First Conflict Minerals Filing

The deadline to disclose conflict minerals under the new Security and Exchange Commission rule is coming up in May. To get some advice on how to prepare, we spoke with Kirsten Wallerstedt, Senior Regulatory Analyst with 3E. Here is what she had to say...


Eliminating a Toxic Culture

By Alex Pollock
I often wondered if there was more that this group of professionals could be doing to identify and root out those toxic elements that are more subtle and less measurable by the traditional OP/IH tools; namely, those workplace factors that don't allow our brains to function optimally and can lead to stress, its related diseases and unnecessary anxiety. 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


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Welcome New LinkedIn Group Members

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Latest News


Forum Committee Chairman Plans Texas-Sized Experience
The 2014 EHS Management Forum is headed to Austin this October 22-24 and Planning Committee Chairman, Allen Stegman, General Director of Environmental and Hazardous Materials for BNSF Railway Co., says the annual conference will make a Texas-sized impression.

NAEM Announces 2014 Conference Series Sponsors
NAEM kicked off its 2014 conference series in Washington, DC last week thanks in part to the financial support of its series sponsors: Antea Group, Credit360, Enablon and ProcessMAP.


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.


Metrics and Materiality for EHS & Sustainability Reporting
May 22-22, 2014
Hosted at Gates Corp. in Denver, Colo.

Learn how your peers are setting goals, conducting materiality assessments and reporting their results externally.




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