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Executive Brief - Aug 8 2013 - NAEM Executive Brief
NAEM Executive Brief Aug. 8, 2013

"I always feel ignorant when I get up in the morning; there's always something new to learn." - Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States

Investors 'Ignoring Climate Risks'
According to a new report, infrastructure investors aren't considering climate risk when building business models in areas that have yet to experience the affect of climate change and severe weather - but they should. The findings are backed up by a recent United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative briefing. Read more...

Study shows link between sustainability goal-setting and financial performance
According to the report, companies that set measurable sustainability goals and aligned them with their strategic priorities were not only more effective in improving environmental performance but also sent a strong, positive message to their stakeholders. Read more...

For Best Savings, add water and energy policies together
According to the author, the best way to conserve energy is to conserve water. Each resource is used to obtain, secure and deliver the other. Energy is used to secure, deliver, treat and distribute water, while water is used to develop, process and deliver energy. Read more...

Bill Clinton on leadership: Embrace tomorrow
The former president discusses the leadership lessons he has learned since his first job at age 13. He believes that successful leadership starts by asking the right questions, and continues by building creative networks of cooperation. Read more...

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do
While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade an employee to perform better, or perhaps you want to persuade your boss to take on your brilliant idea. Read more...

Smoker's Impact on the Bottom Line is $5,816
QA smoker costs a private employer in the United States an extra $5,816 per year compared with a nonsmoker, according to an analysis of data collected from earlier studies on the costs of smoking. The cost is a mix of reduced productivity from smoking breaks, health care expenses and absenteeism. Read more...

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