• The Art of Selling Environment, Health and Safety

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    We know that EHS programs don’t succeed without senior management support. But to gain this support, you must know how to sell your program, find out how by reading this post.
  • The Most Important Weapon in the Sustainability Toolbox

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    What is the most important skill sustainability professionals need to do their job? An understanding of lifecycle analysis? The ability to calculate a greenhouse gas inventory? A command of climate science?
  • Aligning Sustainability Goals, Vocabulary

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    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.
  • Transforming Sustainability Principles Into Sustainable Products

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    For Johnson & Johnson, EHS reviews are embedded in the new product development process. Learn how the company's product stewardship transforms sustainability principles into sustainable products.
  • Engaging Employees Means Sparking Passion

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    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

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    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?
  • Inside the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings

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    Joining us for this audience Q&A are experts from Trucost and Sustainalytics.
  • Making Room for Creative People in the Workplace

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    Learn about navigating the demand for creativity in the workplace amidst work environments that are suppressing "human flourishing".
  • Turning Environmental Metrics Inside Out

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    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.
  • Cultivating a Culture of Green: An Interview with Andrew Winston

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    Consumers have continued to evolve and grow more ‘conflicted’ about purchases. Weather/climate-related events have exacerbated an already short supply of almost all basic commodities. The cost of doing business is rising. In short, this is an amazing opportunity to go green now.
  • How Did You Pick Your EMIS?

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    This decision will not only make or break your department’s effectiveness, but will also greatly impact your staffing, budget, and ability to integrate with the rest of the business. In fact, it may set you on the right course to career success.
  • Best Practices for Selecting an EMIS

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    While many organizations invest significant time and money into EMIS systems, some are a lot more successful than others. Learn best practices to maximize your chances of success.
  • When it Comes to ESG Metrics, Materiality Matters

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    Right now, there’s a feeling that much of disclosure goes into a black hole. And there’s little transparency, rigor or consistently in how sustainability performance is measured.
  • Throwing Away the Dumpster: How Burt's Bees Achieved Zero Waste to Landfill

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    In 2007, Burt's Bees set out to achieve zero waste status by 2020. Three years in, the company has achieved zero waste to landfill and reduced its waste stream from 344 tons to 66 tons.
  • Engineering Ergonomics

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    Most safety professionals believe that occupational ergonomics is a safety discipline because organizations have traditionally looked to them to address “ergonomic issues.” I pose to you a different paradigm: that occupational ergonomics is an engineering discipline.
  • Stakeholder Engagement – No Longer an Option

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    Stakeholder engagement has transformed one-way communication into two-way communication, dialogue into working relationships and working relationships into partnerships. It is part of how we conduct our business today.
  • Why AEP Integrated its CSR and Annual Report

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    Investors, customers and other stakeholders have been increasingly asking us for more information on a broader range of issues. What we weren’t doing well enough was framing the whole picture by tying the financial aspects of our performance together with our policy positions, environmental compliance, safety performance, workforce development and technology investments.

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