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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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Gina McCarthy to Share Inspiring Vision at NAEM’s Conference for Corporate EHS&S Leaders

April 5, 2018

Safeguarding the environment and protecting public health can go hand-in-hand with business growth, Gina McCarthy says, and on May 16 she will share this vision with corporate leaders at NAEM's 2018 Compliance Management conference in Austin.

To Make the Most of an EHS & Sustainability Software Investment, Don’t Skimp on the Implementation

March 7, 2018

Software is a powerful tool for accelerating EHS & Sustainability performance, but even the best tool can fail if it’s not implemented well, according to a new NAEM report that was published today. At the heart of the findings in NAEM’s “Ready, Set, Implement: How to Successfully Deploy an EHS & Sustainability Software System” is that success—or failure— often comes down to how well the company mapped the system to its core processes, trained its users and sold the value to the organization.

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