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Executive Brief - May 30 2013 - NAEM Executive Brief
NAEM Executive Brief May 30, 2013

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." - Alan Kay, American computer scientist

After Deadly Chemical Plant Disasters, There's Little Action
For years, a loose network of environmental groups, public health organizations and members of Congress, both Democratic and Republican, has fought to require companies to try to redesign their chemical facilities, to make them safer. Engineers often call the approach "inherently safer" technology or design. But industry executives and their allies in Congress have blocked the proposals.
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A first look inside the new GRI G4
The Global Reporting Initiative's (GRI) G4 guidelines have been released! While there are many changes, here are seven key highlights from the revamped guidelines.  
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New Alliance Emerges to Update TSCA
The first credible effort in years to revamp the nation's outmoded chemical safety law grew in part from the Senate's failure in April to enact a gun buyer background check bill. Read more...

General Mills Reduces Solid Waste, Diverts 84% from Landfills
General Mills reduced solid waste generated by about 17,000 metric tons in 2012, according to its 2013 Global Responsibility Report. The company also diverted approximately 84 percent of waste from landfills.
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University logos become weapons in debate over textile factory working conditions
In the estimated $4B market for apparel branded with university logos, an unlikely alliance between activist students and university administrators has bolstered a nationwide apparel consortium that includes 180 schools and proved that in the battle for the student dollar, a well-timed threat to sever business can make major multinationals change course.
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The History of Hurricane Names
Get your facilities ready for the hurricane season, which begins on Saturday, but don't waste time emailing the National Hurricane Center with names to be added to this year's list of storm names.
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