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  • 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?
  • 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?
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