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The GreenTie Blog

Learn from authors whose work and thought leadership has advanced the professional practice of EHS & Sustainability management
  • The Timeless Responsibilities of Leaders

    By: Alex Pollock
    June 26, 2013
    As I write this blog, the business press is again filled with details of corporate America responding to decreased profits by significantly reducing its headcount. The now familiar cycle takes another turn..profits down, headcount cut, stock price up, employee morale dashed.
  • Adaptation to Sea Level Rise Should Begin Today

    By: NAEM Staff
    June 24, 2013
    John Englander discusses his best-selling book, "High Tide on Main Street," and what businesses can do to begin preparing for sea level rise today.
  • Leveraging the Power of HR to Create a Sustainability Culture

    By: NAEM Staff
    June 6, 2013
    Building a sustainable organization is as much about changing behaviors and shaping culture as it is about developing green products.
  • Identifying the Sustainability Risks Along Your Supply Chain

    By: NAEM Staff
    April 2, 2013
    When it comes to reducing waste, water use and energy consumption along your supply chain, where do you even begin?
  • Aligning Environmental Metrics with Business Performance

    By: Howard Brown
    August 16, 2012
    In spite of all of this progress, environment and business are still viewed as separate topics with separate (albeit more closely related) goals. The actual intersection at which good environmental and business practices become one - the point at which they become truly aligned - has eluded us.
  • “Not On My Watch”: How Sandy Stash Found Career Success by Leading Change in Challenging Environments

    By: NAEM Staff
    July 31, 2012
    A petroleum engineer by training, Sandy Stash was one of the first women to work as a drilling engineer and drilling rig foreman at ARCO locations across North America. Today she is the Global Senior Vice President of Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Operational Assurance at Talisman Energy.
  • Leadership and Management: "It Takes Two"

    By: Kelvin Roth
    July 6, 2012
    Learn about practicing both leadership and management, and discover the importance and necessity for an individual to have both in order to maximize effectiveness and efficiency.
  • The Art of Selling Environment, Health and Safety

    By: Kelvin Roth
    June 1, 2012
    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

    By: Bruce Klafter
    May 23, 2012
    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

    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.
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