COVID-19 EHS&S ResourcesBenchmark your EHS management best practices during the new normal and learn new tools for continuous improvement
ReportTake a look behind the scenes at the effects of unprecedented challenges — a deep economic recession, COVID-19’s long-term impacts and social unrest — on corporate sustainability.
Learn how other companies have reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has impacted their EHS operations, based on a quantitative benchmarking survey, interviews, and facilitated group discussions.
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WebinarAt a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has grounded most corporate EHS auditors, there has been a press of activity to quickly execute virtual audits. The planning phase is key to realizing meaningful results in undertaking virtual audits. This one-hour webinar will enable EHS audit managers to initiate an agile planning process driven by continuous improvement to achieve better performance even while launching virtual audits.
WebinarJoin EHS leaders to discuss COVID-19's impact on EHS functions. You'll gain insights on how COVID-19 is reshaping EHS budgets, staffing, program goals and operations, as well as benchmark how you’re coping as compared to the results in NAEM’s report.
Emerging From a Long Winter: Things Your Business Needs to Know to Manage Risk in a Post-COVID-19 WorldWebinarAs organizations slowly emerge from a COVID-19 hibernation, they find themselves in a world vastly different from the one that existed just a few months ago. Join this webinar to hear what critical safety and technology tools your organization can implement to plan ahead.
Tips to Getting Your Business Ready to Re-Open In Person and Keeping Those Already Working In-Person SafeWebinarThis webinar will help anyone who plans to have employees working in-person with safety measures. It’ll cover a number of digital solutions, such as facial recognition, thermal scanning, and movement models to create resilient safety measures and optimize worker flow.
WebinarWhat remote technologies can be most effectively leveraged to accomplish EHS tasks, particularly during extreme situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic? Learn about a range of applications for these technologies, along with what's needed to implement them, and get a practical demonstration of their capabilities.
Arcadis: COVID-19 has led many organizations to redefine resiliency and brought into focus how difficult it is to prepare for an uncertain and unpredictable future. Arcadis has gathered advice from our experts around the globe on how organizations can leverage the pandemic to enhance their resilience. Click here for more information.
Intelex: Bringing employees back safely and returning to full operations while maintaining compliance and minimizing your risk exposure is top of mind right now. Let Intelex help you reimagine your business and protect your employees from harm. Click here to learn more.
KPA Online: KPA is committed to helping organizations like yours minimize COVID-19 workplace risks. Protect the health of your employees and customers with KPA's COVID-19 Safety Program. KPA’s program includes health assessments, policy templates, handbooks, training, expert consulting services and more.
Trinity Consultants: Trinity assists clients with safe and effective pandemic operations including identification of site-specific hazards and risk assessment for pandemic control measures and development of Pandemic Response Plans that can be effectively implemented.
VelocityEHS: VelocityEHS provides safety information to those who need it most. During the global coronavirus, we prepared resources to help protect and prevent your workers from exposure to the virus. Covid-19 prevention etiquette posters, micro training courses, access to safety data sheets, and work-from-home resources are just a few items you'll find in the VelocityEHS COVID-19 Resource Site.
By: Amanda PetzingerDecember 15, 2020Rob Somers, Senior Director, Global Environment Health & Safety, shares how the Perrigo Company is currently leveraging the Gensuite Pandemic Risk Management module to effectively and efficiently manage Covid-19 in the workplace across their enterprise.
By: NAEM StaffNovember 5, 2020While our business world has changed drastically over the last year, the fundamentals of leadership have not.
By: Virginia HoekengaOctober 15, 2020This is your moment. This is your moment to help the company distinguish between doing less bad and doing enough, between tackling the symptom and tackling the cause.
By: Virginia HoekengaOctober 7, 2020Andrew Winston, preeminent thought leader on Corporate Sustainability, will be opening this year’s EHS & Sustainability Management Forum with a look at gigatrends shaping business and the planet. Get a sneak peek of some of the topics and insights that Andrew will be diving into more deeply on Oct. 20.
By: NAEM StaffSeptember 10, 2020One might expect that the 2020 pandemic and economic slowdown translated to corporate sustainability agenda slowdown. The short answer: Yes. The longer answer: Certain sustainability initiatives have no longer been prioritized compared to others.
By: Alex PollockAugust 12, 2020Just as managers hold the key to increasing employee engagement, they also hold — in the same keychain — the key to reducing workplace stress.
By: Sean MasonJuly 17, 2020Given the increased demands on EHS & Sustainability in terms of time, attention and resources that are being devoted to managing the global pandemic, the question on the table is: What impact this is having on a company’s ability to meet their EHS & Sustainability objectives?
Extending The Digital EHS&S Platform for Covid-19 Response & Risk Mitigation – Practical PerspectivesBy: R MukundJune 1, 2020As the Covid-19 pandemic transitions worldwide to a focus on operational continuity, organizations increasingly need ways to manage and mitigate the risks from Covid-19 in the workplace.
By: Sean MasonMay 29, 2020The EHS function is at the center of their company’s response to COVID-19 and EHS leaders are uniquely prepared to take on the management challenges created by this pandemic.
By: NAEM StaffMay 15, 2020Based on benchmark research and conversations with members, this 10-item checklist represents the key issues that NAEM members felt belonged on any EHS leader’s re-entry agenda.
By: Callum LeverApril 17, 2020EHS&S leaders are on the front lines managing the corporate response to COVID-19. Facing a worldwide, constantly evolving threat to their organizations, these professionals are working around the clock to protect their workers and create safe workplaces.
By: Alex PollockMarch 18, 2020In uncertain times, what do we know for sure? As history tells us, it's in time like these that true leaders emerge, demonstrating compassion, stability, trust, hope and inspiration for the days ahead. Here are 11 timeless leadership lessons to keep in mind.
Some of the largest companies in the world have shared playbooks and resources for preparing your company for re-opening and operating more safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. NAEM has listed some of these public resources below not as endorsements but as guidance for your review.
- Dow Chemical Company: Finding a Way: Return to Workplace Playbook
- Ford: Return to Work Manufacturing Playbook
- General Motors: Returning to the Workplace With Confidence
- GM has also made its COVID-19 safety software offerings publicly available for software developers' use: github.com/generalmotors
- IBM: Return to Workplace Playbook
- Kaiser Permanente: Planning for the next normal at work: Keeping your workforce safe and healthy
- Lear: Safe Work Playbook
- Target: Safe Retail: Considerations for Retail Operations Post COVID-19
- Tesla: Return to Work Playbook
- Toyota: Safe at Work Manufacturing Playbook
A benefit for NAEM corporate members, Quick Polls allow fast, confidential benchmarking within the NAEM corporate member network. Quick Polls related to the COVID-19 response include:
- Safety Performance
- Returning to Work After Vacation
- Returning to Work
- Driving for Business Travel
- Warm-Weather Face Masks
- Relaxing COVID-19 Preventive Measures
- COVID-19 and Contractor Safety
- Telecommuting Protocols
- Temperature Screening
- Coronavirus and Future Sustainability Goals
- Coronavirus Protocols
- Disinfecting Workplaces
- Testing and Green Cleaning Products
- Coronavirus Travel Restrictions
- Coronavirus Screening