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Executive Brief - Sept 19 2013 - NAEM Executive Brief
NAEM Executive Brief Sept. 19, 2013

"If we have data, let's look at data. If all we have are opinions, let's go with mine." - Jim Barksdale, American business executive

Wal-Mart announces phase-out of hazardous chemicals
Prodded by health and environmental advocates, Wal-Mart Stores announced Thursday that it will require suppliers to disclose and eventually phase out nearly 10 hazardous chemicals from the fragrances, cosmetics, household cleaners and personal care products at its stores. Read more...

How to Manage Someone You Don't Like
Everybody complains about incompetent bosses or dysfunctional co-workers, but what about irritating direct reports? What should you do if the person you manage drives you crazy? Read more...

China's plan to curb air pollution sets limits on coal use and vehicles
The Chinese government announced an ambitious plan to curb air pollution across the nation to ensure a drop in the concentration of particulate matter in cities. It is the most concrete response yet by the government to growing criticism over the country's environmental degradation. Read more...

General Mills joins Dow Jones Sustainability Index
General Mills has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) after demonstrating best-in-class performance against numerous sustainability metrics, according to a recent announcement. Read more...

California to Issue First Carbon Offset Credits
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) says it will issue the first compliance offset credits eligible for use in California's cap-and-trade greenhouse gas emissions reduction program by the end of the month. Read more...

Renewable Chemicals Industry Reaches Economic Tipping Point
In recent years, the young but fast-growing renewable chemical industry has proved we can make higher performing, safer chemicals cost competitively and sustainably. Although U.S. policies have ignored this industry in the past, things are beginning to change in Washington. Read more...

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Today NAEM announced its 2017 conference calendar, focused on the latest management challenges and emerging practices for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders. "Because the EHS&S field continues to evolve along with the spectrum of risks it manages, NAEM's 2017 calendar was developed to be timely and relevant to the needs of those leading these programs within companies," said Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt.

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When NAEM joins the Greenway Foundation for a cleanup along the South Fork of the Platte River in downtown Denver later this month, its efforts will be powered by environmental, safety and sustainability leaders from companies such as Toyota Motor North America Inc., Procter & Gamble Co., Lockheed Martin Corp., Bose Corp. and The WhiteWave Foods Co.

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