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Executive Brief - Sept. 4 2014 - New Tool Offers Global Access to More Than 10,000 U.S. Water Resour
NAEM Executive Brief Sept. 4, 2014

"Man cannot remake himself without suffering for he is both the marble and the sculptor." - Alexis Carrel, (1873 - 1944), Nobel winning French surgeon and biologist

New Tool Offers Global Access to More Than 10,000 U.S. Water Resources
The U.S. Water Partnership has announced a new platform that offers the global community simple online access to a growing library of U.S.-generated water data and knowledge. H2infO was created to increase global access to important U.S.-generated water information resources, filling a gap in knowledge management identified by the international water community. Read more...

Managing timelines and environmental risks with mitigation banks
When it comes to compensating for unavoidable environmental impacts, many companies would like the opportunity to pay a one-time, predictable fee and receive assurance that their environmental compliance obligations will be met. It's not surprising that business solutions have been developed to help meet this need: Entities buy or secure rights to property, improve that property's capacity and function as natural habitat, and then sell credits to offset environmental impacts elsewhere. Read more...
This article is a benefit of Civil & Environmental Consultants sponsorship of NAEM's 2014 EHS Management Forum.

Grocery Manufacturers Give FDA a Peek Under the Labels
The Grocery Manufacturers Association announced a plan to share more information with federal regulators about the chemicals that go into processed food. The plan will create and make available to the FDA a database of common food additives-including preservatives like potassium benzoate, food dyes like yellow No. 5, and thickeners like xanthan gum-along with the scientific data that the industry uses to determine that these additives are Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS). Read more...

The Large Questions About Health Impacts from Tiny Nanoparticles
With little industry-specific regulation, some occupational health specialists and researchers are concerned that nanomaterial manufacturers and downstream users are unaware or choosing to ignore the potential dangers to workers handing particles so small that 100 million nanoparticles could fit on the head of a pin. Read more...

4 Odd Yet Effective Ways The Smartest People Prioritize Their Days
Successful people know that planning, organizing, and protecting your time is no easy feat, but if you don't have your priorities straight, who will? Below are four unconventional methods that keep the brightest minds focused. Read more...

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking
One of the key demands of business is the ability to speak extemporaneously. Whether giving an unexpected "elevator pitch" to a potential investor or being asked at the last minute to offer remarks to a team over dinner, the demands for a business person to speak with limited preparation are diverse, endless, and - to many - terrifying. Read more...

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

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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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