The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) is the largest professional association for corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers. We are dedicated to empowering our members to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability.
Executive Brief - September 8, 2016 - Coca-Cola CEO: Reducing Water Use Inside Our Operations Isn’t
NAEM Executive Brief September 8, 2016
"The national parks... are an American idea; it is one thing we have that has not been imported." -
J. Horace McFarland (1859 - 1948)
Coca-Cola CEO: Reducing Water Use Inside Our Operations Isn’t Enough
Coke CEO Muhtar Kent says India was the company’s water wakeup call. 12 years ago, Coca-Cola’s operations in India came under fire for misusing water during a drought, and it hurt Coke’s reputation. In response, Coke made water a key business priority and in 2007 committed to replenishing all the water the company used. Read more...
4 Things You Should Know from Top Performing EHS Managers
EHS Managers have a lot on their plates. From developing an organized system for following and complying with environmental regulations, to managing waste and reducing the business’ carbon footprint, there are a growing number of data points to keep track of and systems to optimize. Here are four tips to help you succeed. Read more... This article is a benefit of Wastebits’ sponsorship of the NAEM EHS Management Forum
Contaminated Site Management: A Strategic Approach That Reduces Time And Cost To Closure
The remediation industry has witnessed an explosion of new technical options in the domain of in-situ and on -site remediation treatment protocols. A sound process respects the core competencies while integrating what is new and relevant in the world of innovative remediation technologies. The RTAC Program seeks to take a strategic approach and looks to offer value to reduce time and cost at each step. Read more... This article is a benefit of Civil & Environmental Consultants’ sponsorship of the NAEM EHS Management Forum
Your Field Guide To Corporate Renewables Buyers' Groups
In the past two years, a slew of non-profit groups has rushed in to help remove the obstacles to corporate renewable energy purchases. But as well intentioned as they are, the sheer number of the groups, and all their acronyms, can actually obscure the landscape. Here is a field guide to some of the most influential groups out there, which should make your pursuit of renewables that much easier. Read more...
The Performance Management Revolution
From Silicon Valley to New York, and in offices across the world, firms are replacing annual reviews with frequent, informal check-ins between managers and employees. But what drove the change in this direction? Read more...
Multi-Tasking and Working Memory: New Info that Could Reduce Workplace Incidents
A paper recently published describes a correlation between operators’ working memory and their ability to sustain attention and cognitive lock-up, which is when an individual focuses longer on an initial failure event than on subsequent failures, allowing a sequence of events to spiral out of control. Read more...
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