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  • Throwing Away the Dumpster: How Burt's Bees Achieved Zero Waste to Landfill

    By: NAEM Staff
    November 22, 2010
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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

    By: Walt Rostykus
    September 9, 2010
    Why Ergonomics - Communicating the Value to Business Stakeholders
    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

    By: Sandy Nessing
    July 29, 2010
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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

    By: Sandy Nessing
    May 17, 2010
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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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