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Executive Brief - Sept 5 2013 - NAEM Executive Brief
NAEM Executive Brief Sept. 5, 2013

"Discontent is the first necessity of progress." - Thomas Edison

Obama to Name Top Climate-Change Regulator
The White House is expected to fill the EPA slot left vacant by Gina McCarthy's promotion by naming Janet McCabe, a deputy who will be tasked with navigating the legal hurdles that lie ahead. Read more...

How does your ergonomics program stack up?
How do you manage ergonomics at your company? What are you doing well? And what can you do to go from good to great? If you're not quite sure how to answer these questions, you might want to benchmark your program against a maturity curve. Read more...

An Environmentally Sustainable U.S. Postal Service?
The Postal Service, like many other organizations, is at a critical juncture in its history. The issue of impact to the environment and the broader topic of sustainability must be components of a redefined Postal Service of the future. Luckily, sound environmental practices such as energy conservation and recycling have been a part of postal operations for decades. Read more...

The Most Important Negotiation in Your Life
You negotiate all day, every day, from the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep. You may negotiate with your spouse, your boss and even your dog. However, the most important negotiation is with yourself. Read more...

Building Risk Management into the Environmental Health and Safety System
When it comes to managing incidents within the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) industry, the ability to be proactive plays a major part in the overall safety of an organization. This article will describe how Risk Management can be applied to EHS processes to promote risk mitigation in all areas of an organization.
This article is a benefit of EtQ Inc.'s sponsorship of the 2013 EHS Management Forum. Read more...

The Sustainability Consortium Selects University Partner in China and Appoints China Director
As sustainability moves up the supply chain, The Sustainability Consortium announces a partnership with Nanjing University, and the hiring of TSC's China Director. Nanjing University will work with TSC researchers to identify the social and environmental issues and improvement opportunities associated with consumer products. Research at Nanjing University will be concentrated in electronics; manufactured goods, clothing, footwear and textiles. Read more...

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Gina McCarthy to Share Inspiring Vision at NAEM’s Conference for Corporate EHS&S Leaders

April 5, 2018

Safeguarding the environment and protecting public health can go hand-in-hand with business growth, Gina McCarthy says, and on May 16 she will share this vision with corporate leaders at NAEM's 2018 Compliance Management conference in Austin.

To Make the Most of an EHS & Sustainability Software Investment, Don’t Skimp on the Implementation

March 7, 2018

Software is a powerful tool for accelerating EHS & Sustainability performance, but even the best tool can fail if it’s not implemented well, according to a new NAEM report that was published today. At the heart of the findings in NAEM’s “Ready, Set, Implement: How to Successfully Deploy an EHS & Sustainability Software System” is that success—or failure— often comes down to how well the company mapped the system to its core processes, trained its users and sold the value to the organization.

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