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Executive Brief - Dec 12 2013 - Leading Corporations Planning for Carbon Tax
NAEM Executive Brief Dec. 12, 2013

"It always seems impossible until it's done." - Nelson Mandela, (1918 - 2013) Anti-apartheid revolutionary who served as President of South Africa

Exxon, Microsoft, Walmart Among Big Corporations Planning for Carbon Tax
Although we're nowhere close to getting a carbon tax in the US, some of the biggest corporations are including it in their financial projections. Why? Because it's inevitable. Read more...

GM Facility Solves Tough Waste Challenge
Perseverance and creativity enabled a 75-year old General Motors manufacturing facility to go landfill-free. The journey took four years and included seven attempts to recycle a challenging oily filter sludge generated from a machining operation. The plant, which produces components to enable better vehicle fuel efficiency, and its nearly 1,100 employees now reuse, recycle or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. Read more...

Applying the Three A's of Employee Engagement
For some organizations, the best place to start engaging employees is in safety. Safety answers the "what's in it for me" question better than almost any other organizational endeavor. Once employees get engaged in safety, their efforts also can be directed toward other organizational goals. Read more...

Eastern States Press Midwest to Improve Air
In a battle that pits the East Coast against the Midwest over the winds that carry dirty air from coal plants, the governors of eight Northeastern states plan to petition the Environmental Protection Agency to force tighter air pollution regulations on nine Rust Belt and Appalachian states. Their governors have long criticized the Appalachian and Rust Belt states, including Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan, for their more lenient rules on pollution from coal-fired power plants, factories and tailpipes - allowing those economies to profit from cheap energy while their belched soot and smog are carried on the prevailing winds that blow across the United States. Read more...

Leading U.S. Companies Increase Reporting Of Corporate Responsibility Efforts As Americas Region Takes Top Spot Globally
According to a KPMG International survey, Corporate Responsibility (CR) reporting has become a well-established practice in the United States. The KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2013 found that among the top 100 U.S. companies by revenue, 86 percent now formally report on their CR efforts, compared to 83 percent in 2011 and 74 percent in 2008. Read more...

Holiday Safety Toolkit
The Electrical Safety Foundation's ESFI's 2013 Holiday Toolkit covers all aspects of holiday decorating and planning to ensure you make safety a tradition. Read more...

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