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Executive Brief - April 16, 2015 - General Mills Beats GHG Reduction Goal
NAEM Executive Brief April 16, 2015

"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC - AD 65) Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman and dramatist

General Mills Beats GHG Reduction Goal
In 2014, General Mills reduced its greenhouse gas emissions rate by 23% against a 2005 baseline, surpassing its goal to reduce GHG emissions by 20% by 2015. The company also reduced the amount of solid waste it generates by 41%, and achieved a 68 % improvement in packaging volume. Read more...

CEO Discusses Independent Contract Workers in the Workplace
Recent years have seen a change in how employers hire talent, but there are advantages and disadvantages for hiring independent contract workers. Here are a few things to consider when hiring independent contractors. Read more...

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis
The Catholic Church is a bureaucracy: a hierarchy populated by good-hearted, but less-than-perfect souls. In that sense, it's not much different than your organization. That's why the Pope's counsel is relevant to leaders everywhere. Read more...

Colgate-Palmolive: How a Player with a Global Footprint Is Attempting to Tread Lightly
It's tough being one of the largest consumer-facing companies as transparency, sustainability and ethical behavior increasingly challenges a brand's reputation. Here is an interview about the challenges of being one of the big guys. Read more...

Lowe's to Stop Selling Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths
The home improvement chain announced that it would phase out products containing neonic pesticides over the next four years. Neonicotinoids have been linked to colony collapse disorder in which billions of bees have died. Lowe's announcement comes after the EPA said last week that it would stop issuing new permits to use the pesticides. Read more...

Spring Is Here, So Go Outside. National Parks Are Free This Weekend.
Now that spring has officially sprung, it's high time to go on an adventure. The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week starting Saturday, April 18. All national parks are waiving entrance fees for the weekend to encourage everyone to get out there and find their park. Read more...

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Corporate EHS & Sustainability Leaders to Participate in Platte River Cleanup in Denver for 2016 NAEM Day of Service

October 11, 2016

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.

NAEM’s Annual Forum to Showcase Latest Strategies for Building Safety Culture, Reducing Environmental Risks and Natural Resource Management

October 7, 2016

Each year NAEM’s annual conference convenes more than 550 attendees for a three-day showcase of the latest strategies corporate environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) leaders are using to keep employees safe, minimize their company’s environmental footprint and deliver business value through sustainability programs.

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