June 2014
Feature Story

External Sustainability Reporting is Increasingly About Quality, Not Quantity

June 16, 2014


'Materiality' may still be an emerging concept, but according to the EHS and sustainability leaders who participated in a recent NAEM benchmarking study, many companies have already assessed and prioritized their material risks. Read more...


Ask the Board

"Where do great ideas come from in your organization?"

Sandy Nessing
American Electric Power Co.

Human curiosity and a natural instinct to problem-solve are the start of great ideas. It also takes a willingness to empower employees by giving them... Read more...


Latest Research

The Energy-Water Nexus: A Business Case for a Systems Approach to Resource Management

Published with support from MWH International and Process MAP

In our latest research paper, NAEM outlines the interdependent relationship between energy and water and how companies are taking a systems approach to manage these resources.

Download your free copy today!


New on the Green Tie blog

The Green Tie is published by NAEM to advance the public conversation about best practices in environment, heath and safety (EHS), and sustainability management. Here are a few of the posts from this past month.



Welcome New Members

The following members joined NAEM in the last month:


Member Spotlight

Minda Sarmiento

Project Manager, CB&I

President of NAEM's Affiliates Council


"My biggest challenge in my current role is managing time.  There are not enough hours in the day to do all that needs to get done.  I try to delegate what I can and make sure I am communicating deadlines and expectations." Read more...


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.

Overheard on Twitter

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


Featured Tweets:

New LinkedIn Group Members

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


Latest News


NAEM Seeks Nominations for the Board of Directors
Nominations are now being accepted for positions on the 2015-2016 NAEM Board of Directors, Governance Committee Chairman Kelvin Roth announced today.


Session Topics Announced for 22nd annual EHS Management Forum

The session topics for this year's EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin, Texas have been finalized, NAEM announced this week.


NAEM to Host FREE Webinar on The Energy-Water Nexus

On July 10, Mike Hightower, Energy for Water Lead at Sandia National Laboratories, and Roberta Barbieri, Global Environmental Sustainability Manager with Diageo will join NAEM for a free webinar on 'The Energy-Water Nexus'.



Upcoming Events


Using an LCA in Business Decision-Making

June 19, 2014


Hosted by NAEM's Upper Midwest chapter


FREE Webinar on 'The Energy-Water Nexus'

July 10, 2014 


1:00 p.m. (EST)


Advancing Compliance Assurance and EHS Management Systems

August 5-6, 2014

Hosted at Chrysler Group in Auburn Hills, MI.




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