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Executive Brief - July 11 2013 - NAEM Executive Brief
NAEM Executive Brief July 11, 2013

"Any truth is better than indefinite doubt." - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, British Author (1859-1930)

Carbon Trust Announces New Waste Standard
The Carbon Trust announced plans to launch the world's first international standard for organizations to certify that they are managing and reducing waste. Together with the Carbon Trust Water Standard, businesses can take a more robust approach to resource management. Read more...

HazCom 2012: Framework for a GHS-Compliant Program
In 2012, OSHA finalized major changes in the Hazard Communication Standard. The standard's newly adopted version, often referred to as "HazCom 2012", resulted in four fundamental changes for chemical manufacturers, chemical distributors, or any workplaces using hazardous chemicals. Read more...
This article is a benefit of the Antea Group's sponsorship of NAEM's 2013 EHS Compliance Excellence Conference.

Catching up with P&G's sustainability optimist
One might easily write him off as a corporate mouthpiece, but Len Sauers not only believes deeply in his company and its sustainability mission, he cares deeply about it, too. He is part of a small corps of committed souls not often heralded in the world of corporate sustainability. Read more...

U.S. Retailers Offer Safety Plan for Bangladeshi Factories
A group of 17 major North American retailers, including Wal-Mart, Gap, Target and Macy's, announced a plan on Wednesday to improve factory safety in Bangladesh, drawing immediate criticism from labor groups who complained that it was less stringent than an accord reached among European companies. Read more...

World Bank to Minimize Coal-Power Financing Policy
The World Bank plans to restrict its financing of coal-fired power plants to "rare circumstances," according to a draft strategy that reflects the lender's increased focus on mitigating the effects of climate change. Read more...

Nike Unveils App for Creating More Sustainable Apparel
Nike launched a new app called MAKING, a predictive tool that inspires designers and creators to choose better materials and make better things. Read more...

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The Center for Retail Compliance Announces Plans to Join NAEM at the 2017 EHS&S Management Forum

April 20, 2017

Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced they are partnering with the Center for Retail Compliance (CRC) to encourage knowledge-sharing about best practices in environmental compliance.

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March 7, 2017

NAEM's 2017 EHS&S Software Buyers Guide report reveals that 'Working to provide Greater External Transparency' is among the top reasons why companies are shopping for commercial software to track environment, health and safety and sustainability performance. The expectation for external transparency about environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) performance is driving more companies to the commercial software market, according to a research report released today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

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