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NAEM Chapter - Lake Michigan - Trends in EHS and Sustainability and Striving Towards Zero Waste
Lake Michigan Chapter Meeting

The Lake Michigan Chapter is NAEM’s local networking group for EHS and sustainability leaders in the Chicagoland area. To stay current with regulatory issues, share information with peers and learn valuable professional skills, register for an upcoming event today!

Trends in EHS and Sustainability and Striving Towards Zero Waste

Thursday May 8, 2014
3:30 - 6:30 p.m. (CDT)

Location: MWH Global Inc. - 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1900 Chicago, IL 60604

With many corporations setting sustainability goals that will mature in the near term, strategic planning for the next generation of goals has begun. This event focuses on high-level benchmarking and the implications in terms of business goals, exploring lessons learned from experience, and the means to leverage those lessons to achieve success in the future. The event will feature a look at one company’s (Wrigley) journey to achieve one of their key sustainability goals – zero waste to landfill from manufacturing waste. Additionally, a review of broader industry-wide trends on the issues that are shaping EHS and sustainability management will provide further context and perspective.


3:00 p.m.


3:30 p.m.


3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Planning for a Sustainable Future: A Summary of NAEM's 2014 Trends Research

  • Taylor Gelsinger, Research Analyst; NAEM
  • Elizabeth Ryan, Director of Communications; NAEM
4:30 - 5:15 p.m.

From the Trenches: Implications of Trends from Downstream Customers

  • Laura Flanigan, Senior Consultant and Director, Consumer Packaged Goods Sector; PE International Inc.
5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Approaching Zero: A Look at Zero Waste and Zero Landfill Goals

  • Linda Kurtz, Corporate Environmental Manager; The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co.
6:00 p.m. Networking

Please contact Rick Vamos, Lake Michigan Chapter President at

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