Leadership & CareersBecome the EHS&S leader you aspire to be
Develop your leadership skills, advance your career and help you manage your environment, health, safety and sustainability team. You'll hear from great leaders and advisers on how to be an effective EHS&S leader.
"Whether or not you have direct reports, you are going to be a leader. You are going to be a leader and an advocate for the health and safety of employees; for the health and safety of the environment."
— Drena Howard, Director of Global Retail EHS for The Estée Lauder Co's. Inc.
It takes more than stellar technical skills and a strong work ethic to become an EHS&S leader. Learn how to develop your “executive presence,” a set of behaviors that project confidence and authority, and help you influence organizational change.
How can EHS professionals most effectively make the business case for new EHS programs? Lesley Clarke of Walker Industries shares three things you should consider when making your pitch.
Building a strong network of contacts can open doors to new opportunities. So, make sure you take control of your network, as well as proactively work on strengthening your connections and nurturing your relationships.
From writing emails to persuading others to get engaged, EHS and sustainability leaders need to communicate effectively. Download this webinar to learn the importance of communication skills to EHS&S leaders and techniques you can use to sharpen you skills at work.
WebinarThe only constant in life is change, and this is especially true in the business world. In an environment of emerging regulations and benchmarks, leveraging changes to your advantage is essential. Learn the skills you'll need to drive and manage change in your organization.
BlogTo get a company to walk the EHS&S walk, it takes employee engagement at the “boots on the ground” level just as much as the C-suite, advises Dr. David Eherts, Vice President of Global EHS at Allergan. There are two keys to engaging employee support in EHS: Employees need to believe that the issue matters, and employees need to believe that their actions matter.
Blog"At the end of the day, we’re running a business," Amy Stelling of Enviance shares. "You have to dig in, know what the problems are, clearly articulate them, and then build a plan to act on that knowledge."
BlogWhat are the seven qualities that you most look for in a leader, someone whose direction you would willingly follow?
BlogGetting to know others really well — yes, those that aren’t EHS&S professionals — is a way to widen the circle and invite them in.
Blog Sponsored"Very powerful advice that still resonates with me today: Lift others up as you are advancing yourself. While this is one of the strategies of how I got to where I am today...there are three other lessons I’ve learned that are key to advancing your career and that of others."
BlogSometimes it can be really hard to confront others because we’re afraid that they won’t like us afterwards. To be a courageous leader, though, you have to balance compassion for people with the strength to be okay with uncomfortable silence.
BlogWhy do companies still tolerate having so few "engaged" employees? An element of a "strong culture," a sustainable culture, must be flourishing people.
WebinarMindfulness offers a variety of benefits for productivity, including cognitive effectiveness, emotional intelligence and resilience. In this webinar, learn how to practice these principles yourself, and how to incorporate them into your work life, too.
ArticleIn this interview, personal branding expert Tareaz Pegues explains what a personal brand is, and why it's a topic every aspiring EHS&S leader should be thinking about.
Salaries, Staffing & Budgeting
Compare your compensation package and arm yourself with the market knowledge needed to negotiate a competitive salary.
Learn how a big box retailer combined a number of systems to meet its needs within a limited budget.
Benchmark your organizational structure, staffing levels, and EHS&S responsibilities.
While I can't discount “with age comes wisdom,” there have been a few significant inflection points in my journey.
What key skills do EHS and sustainability leaders need to be successful? Learn results from NAEM's survey of 350+ in-house EHS&S leaders.