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Executive Brief - Nov 14 2013 - EHS regulatory update for U.S. and Canada: 2014
NAEM Executive Brief Nov 14, 2013

"What's measured improves" - Peter F. Drucker, (1909 - 2005) American management consultant

How to manage biased people
Avoid the common trap of failing to recognize how organizational biases can derail the execution of a corporate strategy by diving into the psyches of lower-level employees. Read four steps outlining how this can be achieved. Read more...

To persuade people, tell them a story
Even with digital and social-media tools, employees often struggle to convey ideas to each other, to managers and to customers. That's why companies are teaching executives to tell relatable stories as a way to improve workplace communication. Read more...

EHS regulatory update for U.S. and Canada: 2014
Manufacturing companies and other industrial firms face a number of environmental regulations with potentially important implications for their operations next year and beyond. Read more...
This article is a benefit of BloombergBNA's sponsorship of NAEM's 2013 EHS Management Forum.

Target moves to raise sustainability of the products it sells
Target is following in Walmart's footsteps by rating the products it sells and using that information to determine which products will be on its shelves. Over the past two years, Target has developed the Target Sustainable Product Standard. Read more...

H&M grabs more control of factories in Bangladesh
Three decades after it started doing business with suppliers in Bangladesh, H&M is seeking greater control of production in a nation where it is among the largest purchasers of clothing. The retailer is using sole client agreements to convince building owners to offer satisfactory conditions and wages. Read more...

Rainwater harvesting: dismissed by Texas voters but embraced by business
Rainwater harvesting, one of the most efficient ways of reducing water demand and related infrastructure costs, has gained popularity in recent years. To protect themselves from water shortage or price increases, some of the world's largest companies, such as Walmart, Home Depot, and TD Ameritrade, have been installing their own projects. Read more...

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