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Learn from authors whose work and thought leadership has advanced the professional practice of EHS & Sustainability management
  • How Machine Learning is Opening New Possibilities for SDS Ingredient Indexing, Chemical Management, and EHS

    By: Greg Duncan, MELP, CSP Aatish Suman, MS
    February 22, 2024
    Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) are the bedrock of workplace chemical management and hazard communication. However, SDSs are highly technical, often lengthy documents that can be difficult to interpret, even for trained EHS professionals. To make important SDS information readily accessible and easier for workers to apply, employers prefer to have key information extracted from SDSs and stored in a structured, easily referenced repository such as a chemical management software system. This process is referred to as SDS “indexing.”
  • The Key to SIF Prevention: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Controls

    By: Jean-Grégoire Manoukian
    February 20, 2024
    The latest statistics for fatal work injuries in the U.S. reveal an alarming trend that sees many organizations moving in the wrong direction. The number of SIFs remains too high and there must be greater urgency given to prioritizing SIF prevention efforts. A robust program is needed to evaluate the effectiveness of controls for SIF prevention.
  • EHS & Sustainability Professionals Going Beyond Compliance

    By: Nicole Wilkinson
    February 7, 2024
    As the NAEM Board of Directors begins a new term, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on where we are as a profession. And as the new Chair of the Board, I will work to ensure that NAEM continues to develop best-in-class programs and deliver value to our members and organizations that they support.
  • From Doubt to Dollars: The Evidence-backed ROI of EHS Software

    By: Robert Kimball
    November 17, 2023
    NAEM blog post from doubt to dollars the evidence-backed ROI of EHS software
    In the wake of the back-to-back formation of the EPA and OSHA, the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) profession was born.
  • Powering a Sustainable Future with Immediate and Effective Decarbonization Strategies

    By: Wendy Merz
    November 1, 2023
    With increased corporate awareness as well as mounting pressure from the supply chain, investors, and regulators, decarbonization initiatives have moved from a “nice-to-have” to an imperative for future business resilience and new market opportunities in the construction materials industry. Forward-thinking firms are investing in strategies to incorporate recycled materials, develop low-carbon production methods, and capitalize on this new wave of business disruption.
  • Leadership Wisdom from Intel’s Todd Brady, the 2023 NAEM Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

    By: NAEM Staff
    October 26, 2023
    NAEM Lifetime Achievement Award 2023 Recipient: Todd Brady
    In a recent conversation with Todd Brady, Intel’s Chief Sustainability Officer, and Vice President of Global Public Affairs, the Green Tie blog learned a bit more about Todd’s leadership style, what makes him proud to work for Intel, and how he engages top executives in sustainability. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
  • Corporate ESG and Sustainability Reporting Go Hand in Hand

    By: Ryan Lynch
    September 7, 2023
    NAEM Blog: Corporate ESG and Sustainability Reporting Go Hand in Hand
    Corporations everywhere are feeling the urgency surrounding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) compliance planning. U.S. companies in particular, are feeling the pressure as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its proposed climate-related reporting regulations in the spring of 2022.
  • 5 Common Mistakes When Implementing and Using EHS Software

    By: Jean-Grégoire Manoukian
    August 16, 2023
    NAEM Blog: 5 Common Mistakes when Implementing and Using EHS Software
    The implementation and use of EHS software is a significant investment in time and resources. The journey has many challenges, but you can take a big step towards success by avoiding five mistakes that are common to many organizations, even the most mature ones. See if you recognize any of them in your company.
  • Sustainability, ESG and the Changing Nature of Data

    By: Peter Walsh
    August 14, 2023
    Sustainability, ESG and the Changing Nature of Data
    Explore the dynamic intersection of Sustainability, ESG, and Data Transformation in this insightful blog by ESG Market Strategy expert Peter Walsh from Benchmark Gensuite. As regulations evolve swiftly, companies must harness accurate, timely, and auditable data for effective ESG disclosure and sustainability management. Discover how workflow automation, AI-driven insights, and integration strategies can streamline processes and ensure compliance with emerging standards.
  • 5 Tips for Convincing Senior Leadership to Invest in EHS Software

    By: Jade Brainard
    August 9, 2023
    NAEM Blog: Convince Senior Leadership to Invest in EHS Software
    f you've researched EHS software, you already know that it can streamline operations, reduce accidents and injuries, and create a safe and productive workplace for your people.
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