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Leadership & Careers

Become 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.

Blog Posts

  • Your Network is Your Net Worth

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    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.
  • Defining Your Career Path Through Executive Coaching

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    While training is designed to transfer knowledge, coaching is about helping you develop your own answers to the challenges you face.
  • From "Farewell" to "See You Later"

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    As people leave your EHS organization, remember to reinforce that it's not "farewell" but "see you later."
  • Finding the Courage to Have the Conversations that Count

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    Sometimes 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.

Webinars

  • Key Competencies for EHS & Sustainability Professionals

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    How are companies staffing their EHS&S functions in terms of skills and knowledge areas? This webinar features results from NAEM's survey, including the core responsibilities for professionals by job title, and the average salaries based on years of experience.
  • Leading Without Authority: Tools and Behaviors that Get Results

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    EHS professionals are often tasked with a great deal of responsibility, but they often don't have the authority to demand change. This webinar will teach you how to be an effective change agent within your company, regardless of your title or level of responsibility.
  • Persuasive Communication: How to Become an Effective Advocate

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    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.

Reports

  • 2017 EHS & Sustainability Salary Report

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    This report provides a look at the EHS&S salaries of individual professionals from more than 198 companies. This information may be used by EHS&S professionals to develop staffing plans, negotiate their own salaries and understand the impact of changing roles on salaries.
  • Experienced Decision-makers: A Career Profile of 21+ years

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    This report details how those with 21+ years of experience achieved their career success, the key decisions that drove their success and advice for those who aspire to follow in their path.
  • Advancing Leaders: A Career Profile of 16 to 20 years

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    This report synthesizes survey data and in-depth interviews with experienced EHS&S leaders who have worked in the field for 16-20 years. Learn about their unique roles in their companies, how they apply their skills, the critical career decisions that drove their success and their advice for those aspiring to follow in their path.

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