Learn more about our recent news, events and upcoming conferences below.
NAEM to Host Webinar on GRI’s G4 Guidelines
May 13, 2013
Next week the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will launch the G4 Guidelines at its global conference in Amsterdam, and on May 30 NAEM will host a webinar to explain what those updates will mean for corporate reporters.
Smart Growth Could Spur Economic Prosperity, Environmental Sustainability
April 18, 2013
Sustainability is not just a business management paradigm for Patrick Doherty, Director of Smart Strategy at the New America Foundation: It's the strategic lens that should shape how we build our communities, structure our tax code and prioritize investments. Speaking at NAEM's Corporate Sustainability Management Conference in Washington, DC today, Mr. Doherty explained that the United States needs a new 'grand strategy' to poise the country for long-term growth.
New Marketing and Sales Manager Joins NAEM Staff
April 1, 2013
Today NAEM announced that Frankie Hamme has joined the Washington, DC-based staff to manage sponsorship sales, new business development and event marketing for the organization.
NAEM Announces Preliminary Agenda for Corporate Sustainability Management conference
March 11, 2013
Today NAEM announced the preliminary agenda for its upcoming Corporate Sustainability Management conference in Arlington, Va. on April 17-18. The annual symposium for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders will feature a keynote presentation by Patrick Doherty of the New America Foundation, and peer-led sessions on integrating the concepts of sustainability into business management systems.
Environment, Health and Safety Managers Also Lead Corporate Sustainability
Dec. 4, 2012
The professionals who manage a company"s environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance risks are also responsible for leading corporate sustainability initiatives, according to a new report by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM). The association"s latest benchmark of the profession, which was conducted by independent research firm Verdantix, draws insights from 199 corporate EHS and sustainability leaders at large, U.S.-based corporations.
NAEM Welcomes New Corporate Members
Aug. 27, 2012
Seven new corporate members joined NAEM this year, demonstrating their organizational commitments to environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability excellence, and adding fresh voices to the association's Board of Regents.
NAEM to Share Member Perspective on Sustainability Reporting
June 11, 2012
NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt will share her insights into how sustainability metrics are managed within companies during the latest Quarterly Analyst Call (QAC), a free webcast about the evolving sustainability reporting landscape, on Thursday, June 14 at 11 a.m. EST/9 a.m. MT.
NAEM to Host Roundtable for Women in Environmental Leadership
June 5, 2012
Senior executives from corporate environmental management, government agencies and nongovernmental organizations will gather at the Fairfax at Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. on July 9-11 to discuss the role and experiences of women leaders in the environmental profession.
Recruiting New Bloggers for the Green Tie
May 16, 2012
Would you like to build your reputation as an expert in EHS and sustainability management? Become a contributor to NAEM's Green Tie blog! For more information about the process and how to begin, please contact Elizabeth Ryan, Manager of Interactive Media and Communications at email@example.com.
Sustainability Management Conference Videos Published
April 30, 2012
Watch interviews with sustainability leaders from The ServiceMaster Co., Baxter Healthcare and more. Now available in NAEM’s Key Practice Areas.
Registration Opens for 20th annual EHS Management Forum
March 21, 2012
The registration opened this week for NAEM's 20th annual EHS Management Forum on Oct. 17-19 in Naples, Fla. This year's conference will feature four tracks of peer-developed content, showcasing the best practices in corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability management.
Updated Affiliates Council Guide Available
Feb. 16, 2012
This week NAEM published its latest Affiliates Council Guide, a free resource guide of peer-vetted environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability consultants. The latest guide features electronic profiles of each of NAEM’s Affiliate members and will be updated quarterly.
Annual Member Meeting Jan. 19
Dec. 21, 2011
NAEM will hold its annual member meeting on Jan. 19, 2012 at 1 p.m. (EST). During the one-hour web conference Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt will provide an update on the state of the Association and an overview of NAEM’s upcoming conferences and initiatives.
Emerging Leaders group to provide professional development, networking
Oct. 19, 2011
As the profession's seasoned environment, health and safety (EHS), and sustainability leaders prepare for retirement, it's time for NAEM to prepare the next generation for the challenges ahead. Today the Association announced the launch of the 'Emerging Leaders' group, a new professional development and networking group for those who aspire to senior EHS and sustainability leadership positions.
Corporate leaders, stakeholders to discuss sustainability analytics
April 4, 2011
Which metrics best reflect a company's sustainability achievements? On May 4, investors, corporate leaders, sustainability raters and nongovernmental organizations will consider this question at the "Measuring Corporate Sustainability: Understanding the Metrics that Matter” event in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Carol Singer Neuvelt to keynote MEC symposium
March 28, 2011
Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of NAEM has been selected as a keynote speaker for this year's Manufacturers Education Council's Sustainability and EHS symposium. The annual gathering of EHS professionals will be held on March 29 and 30 in Cincinnati. NAEM member Craig Liska, Environmental Manager at Verso Paper, will co-present at the event.
NAEM launches employee engagement tool
March 14, 2011
Today NAEM announced the launch of its Green Tips Guide, a tool for engaging employees around a company's sustainability efforts. Researched and designed by NAEM for use by EHS and sustainability leaders, the Guide outlines 10 areas where employees can take action to green their lives at home and at work.
"To pursue sustainability, companies need to get their employees involved,” said Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of NAEM. "From using less water and recycling to carpooling and composting, small steps can add up to a big difference. The Green Tips Guide is a useful resource for communicating the value of every employee's contribution to the overall business strategy.”
The Green Tips Guide is free to download as a PDF or may be customized with a company's message and information about its sustainability initiatives. For more information or to download NAEM's Green Tips Guide, visit http://greenguide.naem.org.
EHS and sustainability leaders gather to share data management strategies
March 1, 2011
With a growing interest in corporate environmental, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability performance, companies are tracking more information than ever before. Today corporate EHS and sustainability leaders gathered in San Antonio to share data management strategies and explore software solutions at NAEM's 2011 EHS management information systems (MIS) conference.
NAEM launches 2011 EHS MIS survey
Jan. 28, 2011
Today NAEM announced the launch of its 2011 Management Information System (MIS) survey. The bi-annual survey of corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers provides a snapshot of the data management software category and helps practitioners benchmark their efforts against their peers.
New term kicks off for the NAEM Board
Jan. 18, 2011
A new term for the 2011-2012 NAEM Board of Directors kicked off this month with a meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss the Association's growth plan, governance and goals for the upcoming year.
NAEM showcases best practices in greenhouse gas management
At an NAEM Conference this month in Chicago, more than 120 Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability professionals gathered to discuss leading-edge strategies in measuring, managing and reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.