Learn more about our recent news, events and upcoming conferences below.
NAEM Seeks Member Feedback
January 30, 2017
“As a professional association, our mission is to serve our members,” said Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt. “We hope everyone will take this opportunity to share their input and help us improve the quality of your NAEM experience.” The association uses responses from the annual Member Feedback survey to innovate its programming and finetune its benefits. To take the survey, please visit https://survey.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3EMF6elV17C3zI9.
NAEM Publishes Inaugural EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Report
January 23, 2017
Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) published its first report from the EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Project, a new research initiative to evaluate user satisfaction with commercial software systems.
The initial report, which is based on survey responses from 140 individual respondents, includes reviews of 11 leading software products based on core satisfaction attributes such as: ease of use, speed of implementation and customer service. It also reveals the user’s likelihood to recommend the software product to a peer.
NAEM’s 2017 Calendar Features Latest Practices, New Formats, Fresh Ideas
January 5, 2017
Today NAEM announced its 2017 conference calendar, focused on the latest management challenges and emerging practices for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.
"Because the EHS&S field continues to evolve along with the spectrum of risks it manages, NAEM's 2017 calendar was developed to be timely and relevant to the needs of those leading these programs within companies," said Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt.
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.
But NAEM Deputy Director Virginia Hoekenga said this look behind the scenes is more than just a peer-to-peer conference; it's also among the keys to solving some of the most pressing environmental challenges facing businesses today.
What’s Good for Employees is Also Good for Business, NAEM Executive Director Says
October 3, 2016
Companies today are making unprecedented investments to protect the well-being of their employees and reduce their impacts on the environment, NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said in a new Op Ed published in USA Today this week. These commitments are not only good for society, but they contribute to a healthy bottom line, too.
Latest NAEM Benchmark Finds One-third of Companies Combine EHS with Sustainability at the Corporate Level
September 30, 2016
Designing the optimal environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability organization is a complicated equation, but according to a new report by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM), about a third of responding companies combine these functions at the corporate level.
Based on a survey of 193 companies from across industry sectors, NAEM's 2016 Staffing, Structure and Budgets report reveals that 59 percent of companies are managing EHS as a combined function at the corporate level; 32 percent now have a function that combines EHS with sustainability.
NAEM Offers Career Stage Benchmarks to Individual EHS & Sustainability Leaders
August 17, 2016
Today NAEM announced it is making its career benchmarking data more accessible to those corporate EHS and sustainability leaders who want to see how their salaries, skills and career ambitions compare with their peers.
Following the publication of the association's landmark research on the skills and competencies for the EHS and sustainability function, NAEM has released a series of shorter reports on each of the stages of the career.
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.
The latest report distills insights from corporate EHS&S leaders, software experts and implementation specialists into an easy-to-follow guide that explains how to structure and manage the selection process. The report also features 20 infographics that provide benchmarking data on spending as well as advice on how to frame the business case, how to identify relevant stakeholders, how to structure the decision-process and how to segment your training program.
What it Takes to Succeed in a Corporate Sustainability Career
July 20, 2016
Corporate sustainability leaders might have one of the most exciting jobs in business today, and according to new research by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM), these professionals also have a skill set as unique as their role.
Find out if you have what it takes, and hear from insiders who have the keys to success during a special webinar presentation on Aug. 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., co-hosted by NAEM and 3BL Media.
NAEM’s 2016 Forum Agenda Focuses on Refining Strategy, Advancing Safety and Driving Business Impact
April 20, 2016
To be a leader in environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability management today, companies are carefully targeting their programs to deliver a positive business impact, according to NAEM Deputy Director Virginia Hoekenga, who announced the association’s annual conference agenda this week.
"As programs have matured, corporate leaders have become increasingly strategic in how they set their targets for EHS and sustainability success," Ms. Hoekenga said. "We’re excited to showcase the emerging practices practitioners are using to build engaged safety cultures, reduce operational risks, and make strides toward dramatically reducing their environmental impacts."
NAEM Fields Comprehensive Survey of EHS and Sustainability Organizations
April 13, 2016
Today NAEM initiated its latest benchmarking survey on how companies staff, structure and assign responsibilities to the environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) function.
NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the initiative was designed in cooperation with a committee of corporate leaders to meet the unique needs of those who are responsible for hiring EHS&S talent.
NAEM Starts Preparing to Elect the New Board of Directors
April 6, 2016
NAEM is assembling a governance committee to oversee the process of electing a new Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term. According to the association’s bylaws, elections to the Board of Directors take place every two years. The candidates are selected from a pool of nominations by a governance committee, composed of members of the Board of Regents.
NAEM 2016 Compliance Excellence Conference to Emphasize Practices for Managing and Communicating EHS Risks
April 5, 2016
When NAEM members meet next month to discuss best practices for managing environment, health and safety (EHS) compliance, a key area of discussion will be how to frame these programs in terms of overall business risk. “Even for leaders outside of the EHS function, risk is a readily understood business concept,” said NAEM Program Director Mike Mahanna. “The trend toward using risk to frame EHS compliance management is therefore increasing the visibility of these programs at all levels of an organization.”
NAEM Launches New Software Satisfaction Benchmark
March 16, 2016
Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced the launch of the EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Project, a new research initiative to evaluate customer satisfaction with commercial software systems. Speaking at the association’s annual EHS & Sustainability Software and Data Management conference, NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the project is a response to the growing use of commercial software systems to ensure regulatory compliance, manage enterprise risk and report on sustainability performance.
Software Solutions are Becoming a Key Strategy for EHS&S Management
Feb. 24, 2016
As the regulatory landscape becomes increasingly complex, companies are turning to software systems to manage their environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) data, according to NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt. “Having a commercial system is becoming the new norm,” she said. “NAEM’s research into the latest trends in EHS&S program management has shown that software tools are a key strategy for keeping up with emerging regulations, managing enterprise risk and responding to external information requests.”
Sustainability Leaders Share their Plans for the Future in NAEM’s latest trends report
Feb. 18, 2016
As corporate sustainability leaders start work on their latest set of goals, they are increasingly seeking solutions to systems-level challenges, according to the latest research by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM). NAEM’s 2016 “Planning for a Sustainable Future” report documents the emerging issues that are on the minds, if not yet in the budgets of, corporate environment, health and safety (EHS), and sustainability leaders. The report draws insights from more than 20 in-depth interviews with those at the leading edge, and is being offered free-of-charge thanks to financial support from Dakota Software, Enablon, Intelex, ProcessMAP andVelocity EHS.
NAEM to Release “EHS Career Profiles and Skills for Success” Research Report
Oct. 27, 2015
NAEM will be releasing a research report in November that examines the core competencies, attributes, and responsibilities of EHS professionals at different stages of their career. This report continues NAEM's ongoing research series which aims to provide a comprehensive benchmark of the corporate EHS and sustainability profession.
NAEM to Host Conservation Work Day at EHS Management Forum in Charlotte
August 31, 2015
NAEM members will have the chance to put their environmental expertise to work at this year’s EHS Management Forum in Charlotte, through an ecosystem restoration project along the shores of Lake Wylie. NAEM Deputy Director Virginia Hoekenga, who leads the Forum development committee, said adding a volunteer activity to the conference agenda was a natural fit with the values of the EHS and sustainability professional community.
Corporate Sustainability 2015: What is the current state of play?
July 15, 2015
As NAEM prepares for its 2015 Sustainability Management Conference in Minneapolis on August 4-5, we spoke with Program Director Mike Mahanna to learn about the current state of play inside of companies today.
A Peek Inside the 2015 EHS Management Forum
June 10, 2015
This week, NAEM announced the preliminary program for the 2015 EHS Management Forum in Charlotte. To get a peek at the thinking behind this year’s theme and the sessions-in-progress, we spoke to Virginia Hoekenga, NAEM Deputy Director, who guides the development of the Forum program.
NAEM Begins Next Stage of Benchmark Study on EHS and Sustainability Careers
April 30, 2015
NAEM launched the latest stage of its benchmark of the EHS and sustainability profession Wednesday with a survey to capture the behaviors and attributes that are required for professionals at each level of their career.
Website Launches for 2015 EHS Management Forum
April 29, 2015
With preparations underway for the 23rd annual EHS Management Forum on October 14-16 in Charlotte, NAEM unveiled its annual conference website this week. The full site showcases a highlight video from last year's event, the likely topics of discussion, the full range of sponsorship opportunities and registration discounts.
NAEM to Present Results from Software Buyers Guide Research
March 17, 2015
On March 26 at 1:00 p.m. NAEM will present selected findings from “The EHS and Sustainability Buyers Guide” the association’s latest benchmark for software buyers. The web presentation will be free of charge to the public thanks to the financial support of report sponsors Dakota Software, Enablon, ProcessMap and KMI.
NAEM to Host Second Women’s Leadership Roundtable for EHS and Sustainability Professionals
Feb. 13, 2015
On April 14-16, the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) will host its second Women's EHS & Sustainability Leadership Roundtable in San Antonio, Texas. The roundtable was initiated three years ago by a committee of prominent corporate leaders of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability management, who sought a forum for discussing the unique challenges of women's leadership.
NAEM Announces Full Calendar of 2015 Events
Feb. 4, 2015
Today NAEM announced its full calendar of upcoming events and webinars for 2015. As a professional association, NAEM's events feature peer-led case studies and benchmarking presentations by corporate in-house EHS and sustainability leaders.
Megan Lum to Chair 2015 Forum Planning Committee
Jan. 28, 2015
Megan Lum, Director of Environment and Energy Supply with Pacific Gas & Electric Co., will help lead the planning committee for the 2015 EHS Management Forum, NAEM announced today. The Forum is the largest and longest-running conference for environment, health and safety (EHS), and sustainability leaders.
Demonstrations Announced for EHS & Sustainability Software Conference
Jan. 27, 2015
The lineup for NAEM's EHS & Sustainability Software Conference on Feb. 24-25 will include user demonstrations by 15 corporate customers, NAEM announced this week. Program Director Mike Mahanna said the event is the best opportunity to meet with the leading solution providers in one place and to hear from fellow users who have implemented these systems.
NAEM Releases Comprehensive Portrait of the EHS & Sustainability Professional
Jan. 21, 2015
Today NAEM released its latest benchmarking study on the skills, knowledge areas and attributes of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals. NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the report sheds new light on the unique attributes of a function that leads through collaboration and influence.
Andrew Winston to Address Members during NAEM’s Member Appreciation Week
Dec. 22, 2014
Author and sustainability thought leader Andrew Winston will address NAEM members during the association's annual Member Appreciation Week celebration, February 2-6, 2015. In his presentation via webinar Mr. Winston will share highlights from his latest book 'The Big Pivot', about how to profitably do business in a world shaped by climate change and natural resource scarcity.
NAEM Launches Benchmark on EHS and Sustainability Software Selection
Dec. 15, 2014
NAEM has launched the latest stage of its ongoing research into how companies use software to manage the full scope of EHS andc sustainability programs. The survey will offer the most comprehensivec benchmark of business objectives, system requirements, budgets andc satisfaction from a user's perspective.
New Peer Leaders to Join the NAEM Board of Directors
Nov. 3, 2014
NAEM will welcome new leaders to the Board of Directors in January, following their election last month by the NAEM Board of Regents. NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the new leadership will provide fresh thinking as the Association continues to deliver unique value as a vital professional community for EHS and sustainability leaders.
NAEM to Webcast Inspiring Presentations by Forum Keynote Speakers
Oct. 9, 2014
NAEM members who cannot travel to this year’s EHS Management Forum will have a new way to experience the some of the inspiring dialogue in Austin - all from the convenience of their work station. On Oct. 22 and Oct. 23, NAEM will webcast the keynote presentations by sustainability thought leader William McDonough, and communications strategists Jon Miller and Lucy Parker, Partners at The Brunswick Group.
NAEM and CDP Plan Celebration for Top North American Carbon Performers
Sept. 2, 2014
CDP announced today it will host a celebration for its top North American carbon performers on Oct. 21 in tandem with the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) 2014 EHS Management Forum in Austin, Texas. The Forum is the largest annual conference for corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals.
NAEM Seeks Respondents for Benchmark on EHS & Sustainability Skills and Attributes
Aug. 19, 2014
Today NAEM announced the launch of a new benchmarking study to identify the skills, knowledge areas and attributes of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals. The survey is the latest phase of the association’s ongoing research into the organizational design, skills and staffing of the EHS& sustainability function.
NAEM Kicks Off 2015 Program Development
Aug. 15, 2014
The NAEM program team is actively planning its 2015 calendar of events, and is seeking input from members about the issues on their agenda for next year, according to Program Director Mike Mahanna.
William McDonough to Share Roadmap for Sustainable Innovation at 2014 NAEM Forum
July 16, 2014
Sustainability thought leader William McDonough will make the business case for the circular economy as the opening keynote speaker for NAEM's 23rd annual EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin.
NAEM Seeks Nominations for the Board of Directors
June 11, 2014
Nominations are now being accepted for positions on the 2015-2016 NAEM Board of Directors, Governance Committee Chairman Kelvin Roth announced today. “I have found that my time served as part of the management of NAEM to be one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional career. I urge you to take a moment to consider the possibilities,” he said.
NAEM to Host Free Webinar on ‘The Energy-Water Nexus’
June 10, 2014
On July 10, Mike Hightower, Energy for Water Lead at Sandia National Laboratories, and Roberta Barbieri, Global Environmental Sustainability Manager with Diageo will join NAEM for a free webinar on 'The Energy-Water Nexus,' NAEM's new report outlining the business case for an integrated resource management strategy.
Session Topics Announced for 22nd annual EHS Management Forum
June 5, 2014
The session topics for this year's EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin, Texas have been finalized, NAEM announced this week. NAEM Deputy Director Virginia Hoekenga said that the topics reflect insights from months of outreach to environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.
Effective Resource Management Will Require a Systems Approach, NAEM Report Finds
May 19, 2014
The first in a new series of NAEM reports on emerging issues, “The Energy-Water Nexus” provides a detailed analysis of the interdependent relationship between energy production and water supply, and outlines how resource scarcity is expected to affect business continuity. The report also identifies the strategies corporate leaders are using today to effectively manage energy and water from a systems perspective.
Forum Committee Chairman Plans Texas-Sized Experience
March 12, 2014
The 2014 EHS Management Forum is headed to Austin,Texas this October 22-24 and Planning Committee Chairman, Allen Stegman, General Director of Environmental and Hazardous Materials for BNSF Railway Co., says the annual conference will make a Texas-sized impression.
NAEM Announces 2014 Conference Series Sponsors
March 11, 2014
NAEM kicked off its 2014 conference series in Washington, DC last week thanks in part to the financial support of its series sponsors: Antea Group, Credit360, Enablon and ProcessMAP.
Sustainability Means Integration, Engagement and Resilience for Leadership Companies
Jan. 22, 2014
The one-time promise that sustainability could become a business management paradigm has started to take hold within leadership companies, according to “Planning for a Sustainable Future”, a trends report published today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).
Member Appreciation Week
Jan. 8, 2014
Mark your calendars from Feb. 3-7 for NAEM's annual member celebration. Highlights from the week will include a free webinar on Life cycle Assessments, an opportunity for you to receive deep discounts on NAEM's 2014 events and a raffle to win a FREE registration to the Forum.
Jan. 3, 2014
Join us on Thursday, Jan. 23 for NAEM’s annual Member Meeting. This free, one-hour webinar will feature an update on the association, an explanation of the 2014 program calendar and an overview of its 2014 strategic goals.
Now recruiting Forum planning committee
Jan. 1, 2014
The year may just be starting, but NAEM’s preparations have already started for the 2014 EHS Management Forum on Oct. 22-24 in Austin, Texas
NAEM Announces Date of Annual Member Meeting
Dec. 2, 2013
NAEM's annual Member Meeting will take place on January 23, 2014, the association announced today. The free, one-hour web conference presentation will include an update on member benefits, an overview of the 2014 program calendar and a summary of its strategic goals for the coming year.
NAEM Launches Online Directory of EHS and Sustainability Service Providers
Dec. 1, 2013
Today NAEM announced the launch of a new online resource, where members can find trusted EHS and sustainability experts from among the association's Affiliates Council. The interactive directory allows users to search for EHS and sustainability consultants by services, company name and location. Linked from the 'Resources' section on www.naem.org, the site also features expert advice, white papers and blog posts.
NAEM Announces 2014 Conference Topics
Sept. 30, 2013
The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) today announced the topics for its 2014 professional development conferences for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders. "We have spent the past few months speaking with members to understand the issues that companies will be addressing next year," said NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt. "We are confident that the topics we've identified will offer timely strategies for those who aspire to advance their EHS and sustainability programs."
CDP to Host Celebration for Top North American Disclosers at the NAEM Forum
Sept. 11, 2013
CDP announced today it will host a reception for the top Canadian and U.S. disclosers on Oct. 22 in tandem with the National Association for Environmental Management's (NAEM) 2013 EHS Management Forum in Montreal. The Forum is the largest annual conference for corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders
NAEM Announces Full Forum Program
Aug. 9, 2013
Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced the full list of speakers for the 2013 EHS Management Forum, taking place on Oct. 23-25 in Montreal. Now in its 21st year, the Forum is the largest annual conference for corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders. The program, which was developed by a committee of NAEM members, features keynote presentations by: John Englander, author of "High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis"; Andy Savitz, best-selling author of "Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line"; Bruno Sarda, Director Global Sustainability Operations; Dell Inc. and Chris Lambe, Director of Social Responsibility; The Mosaic Co. and Executive Director; The Mosaic Co. Foundation.
Corporate Leaders to Present Solutions for Global Regulatory Compliance
June 5, 2013
The annual conference is expected to draw more than 100 attendees for peer-to-peer discussions about emerging regulations, prioritizing EHS risks and auditing global management systems for EHS compliance. In addition to the case study presentations, the event will also include interactive benchmarking sessions and a set of breakout discussions on common management challenges.
NAEM to Launch New Monthly Newsletter
May 24, 2013
On Monday June 3 NAEM will launch the new "NAEM Network News," a monthly electronic newsletter containing original articles, member announcements, content from the Green Tie blog and networking opportunities. It will be distributed via email on the first business day of each month.
NAEM to Offer Strategies for Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management
May 20, 2013
On July 17-18, NAEM will host its annual Compliance Excellence conference in Minneapolis to showcase best practices for strategic environmental program management, risk reduction and auditing.With regulatory requirements on the rise at all levels of government, Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) leaders need strategies to address this increased scrutiny.
NAEM to Host Webinar on GRIâ€™s G4 Guidelines
May 13, 2013
Next week the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will launch the G4 Guidelines at its global conference in Amsterdam, and on May 30 NAEM will host a webinar to explain what those updates will mean for corporate reporters.
Smart Growth Could Spur Economic Prosperity, Environmental Sustainability
April 18, 2013
Sustainability is not just a business management paradigm for Patrick Doherty, Director of Smart Strategy at the New America Foundation: It's the strategic lens that should shape how we build our communities, structure our tax code and prioritize investments. Speaking at NAEM's Corporate Sustainability Management Conference in Washington, DC today, Mr. Doherty explained that the United States needs a new 'grand strategy' to poise the country for long-term growth.
New Marketing and Sales Manager Joins NAEM Staff
April 1, 2013
Today NAEM announced that Frankie Hamme has joined the Washington, DC-based staff to manage sponsorship sales, new business development and event marketing for the organization.
NAEM Announces Preliminary Agenda for Corporate Sustainability Management conference
March 11, 2013
Today NAEM announced the preliminary agenda for its upcoming Corporate Sustainability Management conference in Arlington, Va. on April 17-18. The annual symposium for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders will feature a keynote presentation by Patrick Doherty of the New America Foundation, and peer-led sessions on integrating the concepts of sustainability into business management systems.
Environment, Health and Safety Managers Also Lead Corporate Sustainability
Dec. 4, 2012
The professionals who manage a company"s environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance risks are also responsible for leading corporate sustainability initiatives, according to a new report by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM). The association"s latest benchmark of the profession, which was conducted by independent research firm Verdantix, draws insights from 199 corporate EHS and sustainability leaders at large, U.S.-based corporations.
NAEM Welcomes New Corporate Members
Aug. 27, 2012
Seven new corporate members joined NAEM this year, demonstrating their organizational commitments to environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability excellence, and adding fresh voices to the association's Board of Regents.
NAEM to Share Member Perspective on Sustainability Reporting
June 11, 2012
NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt will share her insights into how sustainability metrics are managed within companies during the latest Quarterly Analyst Call (QAC), a free webcast about the evolving sustainability reporting landscape, on Thursday, June 14 at 11 a.m. EST/9 a.m. MT.
NAEM to Host Roundtable for Women in Environmental Leadership
June 5, 2012
Senior executives from corporate environmental management, government agencies and nongovernmental organizations will gather at the Fairfax at Embassy Row in Washington, D.C. on July 9-11 to discuss the role and experiences of women leaders in the environmental profession.
Recruiting New Bloggers for the Green Tie
May 16, 2012
Would you like to build your reputation as an expert in EHS and sustainability management? Become a contributor to NAEM's Green Tie blog! For more information about the process and how to begin, please contact Elizabeth Ryan, Manager of Interactive Media and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration Opens for 20th annual EHS Management Forum
March 21, 2012
The registration opened this week for NAEM's 20th annual EHS Management Forum on Oct. 17-19 in Naples, Fla. This year's conference will feature four tracks of peer-developed content, showcasing the best practices in corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability management.
Updated Affiliates Council Guide Available
Feb. 16, 2012
This week NAEM published its latest Affiliates Council Guide, a free resource guide of peer-vetted environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability consultants. The latest guide features electronic profiles of each of NAEMâ€™s Affiliate members and will be updated quarterly.
Annual Member Meeting Jan. 19
Dec. 21, 2011
NAEM will hold its annual member meeting on Jan. 19, 2012 at 1 p.m. (EST). During the one-hour web conference Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt will provide an update on the state of the Association and an overview of NAEMâ€™s upcoming conferences and initiatives.
Emerging Leaders group to provide professional development, networking
Oct. 19, 2011
As the profession's seasoned environment, health and safety (EHS), and sustainability leaders prepare for retirement, it's time for NAEM to prepare the next generation for the challenges ahead. Today the Association announced the launch of the 'Emerging Leaders' group, a new professional development and networking group for those who aspire to senior EHS and sustainability leadership positions.
Corporate leaders, stakeholders to discuss sustainability analytics
April 4, 2011
Which metrics best reflect a company's sustainability achievements? On May 4, investors, corporate leaders, sustainability raters and nongovernmental organizations will consider this question at the "Measuring Corporate Sustainability: Understanding the Metrics that Matterâ€ event in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Carol Singer Neuvelt to keynote MEC symposium
March 28, 2011
Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of NAEM has been selected as a keynote speaker for this year's Manufacturers Education Council's Sustainability and EHS symposium. The annual gathering of EHS professionals will be held on March 29 and 30 in Cincinnati. NAEM member Craig Liska, Environmental Manager at Verso Paper, will co-present at the event.
NAEM launches employee engagement tool
March 14, 2011
Today NAEM announced the launch of its Green Tips Guide, a tool for engaging employees around a company's sustainability efforts. Researched and designed by NAEM for use by EHS and sustainability leaders, the Guide outlines 10 areas where employees can take action to green their lives at home and at work.
"To pursue sustainability, companies need to get their employees involved,â€ said Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director of NAEM. "From using less water and recycling to carpooling and composting, small steps can add up to a big difference. The Green Tips Guide is a useful resource for communicating the value of every employee's contribution to the overall business strategy.â€
The Green Tips Guide is free to download as a PDF or may be customized with a company's message and information about its sustainability initiatives. For more information or to download NAEM's Green Tips Guide, visit http://greenguide.naem.org.
EHS and sustainability leaders gather to share data management strategies
March 1, 2011
With a growing interest in corporate environmental, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability performance, companies are tracking more information than ever before. Today corporate EHS and sustainability leaders gathered in San Antonio to share data management strategies and explore software solutions at NAEM's 2011 EHS management information systems (MIS) conference.
NAEM launches 2011 EHS MIS survey
Jan. 28, 2011
Today NAEM announced the launch of its 2011 Management Information System (MIS) survey. The bi-annual survey of corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers provides a snapshot of the data management software category and helps practitioners benchmark their efforts against their peers.
New term kicks off for the NAEM Board
Jan. 18, 2011
A new term for the 2011-2012 NAEM Board of Directors kicked off this month with a meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss the Association's growth plan, governance and goals for the upcoming year.
NAEM showcases best practices in greenhouse gas management
Aug. 10, 2010
At an NAEM Conference this month in Chicago, more than 120 Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and Sustainability professionals gathered to discuss leading-edge strategies in measuring, managing and reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.
“As a professional association, our mission is to serve our members,” said Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt. “We hope everyone will take this opportunity to share their input and help us improve the quality of your NAEM experience.” The association uses responses from the annual Member Feedback survey to innovate its programming and finetune its benefits.
Today the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) published its first report from the EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Project, a new research initiative to evaluate user satisfaction with commercial software systems.