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The GreenTie Blog

Read perspectives from EHS&S managers and thought leaders to help you make an impact.
  • Aligning Sustainability Goals, Vocabulary

    By: Sandy Nessing
    May 21, 2012
    The first was that suppliers and utilities are in agreement that sustainability is a bottom line business issue. Suppliers and utilities said that if making changes to business practices improves their return on investment, they wouldn’t hesitate to do it. The second theme was the need for more consistency around the definition of sustainability.
  • Engaging Employees Means Sparking Passion

    By: Alex Pollock
    April 24, 2012
    One of the greatest leadership challenges we face continues to be the unlocking of human potential in our workplaces. “Organizations will never be fully capable until they are fully human”, proclaims Hamel.
  • What We Can Learn from the Foxconn Factory Audit

    By: Bruce Klafter
    April 2, 2012
    A 2012 Fair Labor Association audit of working conditions in a major electronics assembly plant in China turned up alarming conditions. Unfortunately these issues are not limited to any one company or industry. What can we all learn from this experience?
  • The Considerable Challenge of Setting Goals

    By: Bruce Klafter
    September 8, 2011
    Learn about some of the questions addressed at our Forum on October 19th in relation to goal setting, with a primary focus on the "how" of it.
  • Making Room for Creative People in the Workplace

    By: Alex Pollock
    June 23, 2011
    Learn about navigating the demand for creativity in the workplace amidst work environments that are suppressing "human flourishing".
  • Turning Environmental Metrics Inside Out

    By: Howard Brown
    June 13, 2011
    I’ve been thinking about the enormous quantity of data that environmental, health and safety (EHS) managers have to collect in order to respond to environmental, social and governance (ESG) research surveys. I am convinced we are measuring the wrong things.

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The authors who contribute to NAEM's blog are selected for their thought leadership and work to advance the professional practice of EHS & Sustainability management.


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