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Executive Brief - July 14, 2016 - The Fastest-Growing Cause for Shareholders Is Sustainability
NAEM Executive Brief July 14, 2016

"Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching" - Proverb

The Fastest-Growing Cause for Shareholders Is Sustainability
The largest number of shareholder resolutions filed by investors now concern social and environmental issues. This is a recent phenomenon, increasing dramatically over the past five years. This data suggests the need to rethink how we view investor activism. Done well, it can improve a company's sustainability in addition to its performance. Read more

Ford and Ben & Jerry's are Embracing Climate Disruption - And Your Company Needs to, as Well
Over the next 10 years, climate change will drive industrial disruption at rates that previously seemed unimaginable. Ford's latest corporate report states, “To remain successful, we need to adapt and transform. That's why our strategy has one foot in today and one foot in tomorrow, encompassing our core business as an automaker and new opportunities in mobility.” Read more

Wine, Beer and Medicine: 3 Companies Helping Solve California's Water Woes
California has found deep groundwater sources, but pumping and cleaning the water from such extreme depths could also be more costly than turning to water sources we know we can "tap," like treated wastewater. Everyday an estimated 1.5 billion gallons of treated water are flushed into the ocean in California. Recycled wastewater, highly purified, is a resource the state should be tapping. And some California companies are already doing it. Read more

If a Carbon Tax is to Move Through Congress, Exxon has to Pull it Along
If a carbon tax is going to happen, it will be the major oil companies that get on board to push it. To that end, Exxon says that it will support a carbon tax that is revenue neutral, or one where the revenues from the tax are plowed back into economy in the form of clean energy investments or used to reduce other corporate taxes. Read more

LinkedIn's Top Three Secrets To Getting Hired In 2016
Here's what you need to know in order to stay ahead of the competition in 2016 and into the next few years. Read more

Wildly Popular Pokemon Go Leads to Robberies, Injuries, and a Body
The new mobile game, Pokemon Go, has become an overnight sensation with fans but also played a role in armed robberies, the discovery of a body, and minor injuries to fans distracted by the app. Read more

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New Program Manager Joins NAEM Staff

August 12, 2016

NAEM continues to seek new ways to add value to your membership through new conferences, new benefits and now, a new staff member! Fresh off the heels of her MBA in Sustainability Caitlin Wilson has recently joined the NAEM programs team to help us bring some innovative ideas to you in 2017. Learn a little more about what motivates her below!

New NAEM Report Outlines Key Strategies to Ensure a Successful Software Selection

July 21, 2016

The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) has released a new report that identifies the key strategies companies can use to optimize their selection of environmental, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) software tools, the association announced today.

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