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The GreenTie Blog

Learn from authors whose work and thought leadership has advanced the professional practice of EHS & Sustainability management
  • How Biogen Idec Inc. Uses Materiality Assessments to Identify Risks, Priorities

    By: NAEM Staff
    May 15, 2014
  • Identifying the Value of Sustainability Through Integrated Reporting

    By: NAEM Staff
    May 13, 2014
    We spoke with Bill Gaffigan, Senior Practitioner with Geosyntec Consultants, to better understand the current integrated reporting landscape and to understand the opportunity this approach holds for publicly held companies.
  • Behind Intel Corp's Conflict-Free Commitment

    By: NAEM Staff
    April 11, 2014
    Intel Corp. announced that its microprocessors are now conflict-free. Learn more about what happened behind the scenes.
  • Developing a Product Stewardship Strategy at Johnson & Johnson

    By: Al Iannuzzi
    March 24, 2014
    Getting a large organization to align on common objectives can be daunting. Having a comprehensive product stewardship strategy — including raw materials purchased, transportation, product use and end-of-life phases — is a good place to begin.
  • Using OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program to Advance Safety

    By: NAEM Staff
    March 20, 2014
    As companies start to achieve leading-edge performance targets, aggressive goals sometimes give way to behavior-change programs that can take the results to the next level.
  • New Standards to Bring Clarity to Sustainable Purchasing

    By: NAEM Staff
    November 25, 2013
    Demand for information about ESG performance now extends to the risk profile and performance of a company's supply chain. Many suppliers, however, are ill-equipped to respond to the barrage of inquires. Learn more about how this information pipeline is changing how companies relate to their suppliers.
  • Here Comes the Ampersand

    By: NAEM Staff
    November 17, 2013
    Sustainability Reporting
    The emergence of sustainability as a business management paradigm is transforming what NAEM members do, where they sit, and yes, the number of ampersands in their titles.
  • How Bentall Kennedy is Engaging Employees to Deliver Client Value

    By: NAEM Staff
    October 31, 2013
    Buildings account for 39% of annual electricity usage in the United States, and as one of North America's largest real estate investment advisers, Bentall Kennedy has committed itself to reducing that impact. In addition to incorporating sustainability into investment decisions, the company has also worked to engage its employees. Learn what the company has achieved and where it plans to go next.
  • Businesses Need to Begin Preparing for Sea Level Rise

    By: NAEM Staff
    October 29, 2013
    Sea level rise is now moving the shoreline inland, posing new challenges for businesses and communities. John Englander, author of "High Tide on Main Street," illuminates the business risks and makes the case for 'intelligent adaptation'.
  • Finding a Winning Formula for Employee Engagement

    By: NAEM Staff
    September 23, 2013
    To create a culture of sustainability, companies must invite participation from employees at every level of the organization. Doing this, however, is easier said than done. Where do you begin? How do you effectively communicate with employees? And how do you measure results?
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