December 2014
Feature Story

No Matter the Position, EHS Professionals Need Leadership Skills to Succeed 

December 22, 2014


Regardless of where environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals are in their career, they need the same core set of leadership skills to be effective, according to results from NAEM's latest research on the profession. Read more...


Ask the Board

"What is your strategy for solving problems?"

By Mark Hause

Environmental Competency Leader

DuPont SHE and Sustainability


What I find is that just getting a diverse array of perspectives externally and internally is really important. Read more...


New on the Green Tie blog

Why Recycling is Not Enough: A Four-Point Strategy for Change

By Elisabeth Comere

For as long as I can remember and for good reason, our priority has been recycling because good design intentions rely on robust collection and processing networks to capture those valuable materials at end-of-life, but what about the resources used to create products and packaging in the first place?

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Latest Research

Key Competencies for the EHS & Sustainability Profession

A Comprehensive benchmark of the skills, knowledge areas and attributes for EHS Professionals at all levels of an organization


Based on responses from 345 individuals, NAEM has developed a comprehensive portrait of the unique skills of EHS and sustainability professionals today. Download the FREE Executive Summary today...


Welcome New Members

The following members joined NAEM in the last month:

On the Move


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

NAEM in the News

Five Ways Sustainability is Reshaping Corporate Culture

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By Maureen Kline,  Director of Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America


Corporate sustainability is bringing improvements to the outside world in the environmental, social and governance arenas. But the side effect, introducing a more transparent and collaborative corporate culture, may be even more important. Read more...

Welcome New LinkedIn Group Members

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




Latest News


Andrew Winston to Present During NAEM Member Appreciation Week

In his presentation via webinar Mr. Winston will share highlights from his latest book 'The Big Pivot', about how to profitably do business in a world shaped by climate change and natural resource scarcity.


Upcoming Events


Globally Harmonized System: Two Deadlines to Hit in 2015
January 15, 2015
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Webinar Presented by MSDS Online

During the span of just six months, two of OSHA's GHS deadlines are set to go into effect. With employers still scrambling to meet the compliance obligations laid out by OSHA's first GHS deadline, it's important to take action now to understand the full spectrum of GHS requirements.


Annual Member Meeting

January 22, 2015

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

The meeting will be held via web conference and is a great opportunity to hear what initiatives NAEM is working on to bring additional value to your membership.


2015 EHS & Sustainability Software Conference

Feb. 24-25, 2015

Tampa, Florida

Since 2001, NAEM's EHS & Sustainability Software Conference has been the premier software event designed to meet the needs of corporate EHS and sustainability leaders. NAEM's software event is the best opportunity to meet with the leading solution providers in one place and to hear from fellow users who have implemented these systems.


2015 EHS Sustainability Women's Leadership Roundtable

April. 14- 16, 2015

San Antonio, Texas

NAEM's Women's EHS Sustainability Leadership Roundtable gives corporate  leaders the opportunity to connect, share and grow.  Attendees will meet and network, hear practical and actionable insights from the foremost women in the field, and participate in an interactive idea exchange on current issues facing women in the EHS&S discipline.




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