Sustainability ManagementTake your goals from aspiration to operation
Strong sustainability management is what sets companies apart in the global mission for sustainable business growth. EHS leaders are increasingly responsible for taking companies beyond environmental compliance by building a sustainability strategy, settings goals, and creating value through sustainability initiatives.
Greenhouse Gases (GHG)
Learn cutting-edge GHG reduction strategies from companies leading the way.
Benchmark strategies companies use to reduce carbon emissions, as well as program scope and leading practices.
Explore key findings on how climate change could affect business and how companies are responding.
It’s time to break through traditional conversation about costs and limitations. It’s time to think differently about business value. It’s time to align our resources to invest in the shared imperative of saving life as we know it on earth.
Corporate sustainability is no longer a “nice to have.” Leading companies know that having a comprehensive strategy to manage ESG issues is a baseline necessity to operate.
What are the issues that will shape EHS & Sustainability management in the next 3 years? Download a quantitative benchmark and in-depth interviews with corporate sustainability leaders.
Should your company's sustainability strategy align with an external framework? Learn how to leverage frameworks like the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals to set priorities.
"Why aren't we thinking about getting the biggest bang for the buck when we invest in actions that lower carbon emissions?"
Leo Raudys shares key tips from his book "The Cheap Guide to Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility."
The Big Pivot
How can you profitably do business in a world shaped by climate change, natural resource scarcity and radical transparency?
Getting a large organization to align on goals can be daunting. Having a comprehensive product stewardship strategy is a good place to begin.
Learn how companies ensure employees work for the good of the environment while increasing the bottom line.
Sustainability is now a significant business driver. Learn how companies incorporate sustainability to achieve business and environmental goals.
Sustainability Goals & Reporting
This research expands G&A’s annual studies, conducted for the last eight years, of the S&P 500® companies to include the next 500 largest companies in the U.S. Capital Markets.
Check out key findings from NAEM's global survey of 91 EHS&S leaders at U.S. and Europe-based companies.
Explore the concept of materiality and how a majority of companies surveyed evaluate or plan to evaluate EHS&S in materiality terms.
When many companies published their last set of sustainability goals, the concept was still relatively new and external reporting was an emerging practice.
Supply Chain Sustainability
What are the best ways to make the business case, to overcome communication barriers, or to align your suppliers with your own goals?
Learn how common formal supply chain sustainability programs are, what their key components are and how they are implemented.
Check out an emerging approach to sustainable value creation.
Rick Love, EH&S Manager for United Technologies Corp. describes the benefits of setting sustainability goals for the company's top-tier suppliers. To learn more about the trends that will shape EHS & Sustainability management in the year to come, download NAEM's "2016 Planning for a Sustainable Future" report, www.naem.org.Tags: 2016 Supplier Engagement Supply Chain Sustainability Supply Chain Transparency Sustainability Metrics Sustainability Strategy Trends Video
How do you create an engaged culture of sustainability within a company? In this panel discussion you will hear how green teams, cross-functional collaboration and communications all play a role in motivating employees around the company's goals. The speakers are: Bruno Sarda, Director of Global Sustainability Operations for Dell Inc.; Gretchen Digby, Director of Global Education Initiatives at the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand Co.; and Andy Savitz, author of "Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line."Tags: 2013 Communication Skills Emerging Issues Employee Engagement Sustainability Goals Sustainability Strategy Video
Johanna Jobin, Director of Global EHS & Sustainability for Biogen Idec, discusses the future of sustainability and how success will be measured. To learn more about where leadership companies are headed next, download NAEM\'s 2016 "Planning for a Sustainable Future" report at https://staging.naem.org/Tags: 2016 Circular Economy Emerging Issues Emerging Strategy Issues Sustainability Goals Sustainability Metrics Sustainability Strategy Video
Sustainability is more than just an aspirational idea; it's a potential value driver -- if you are willing to approach it accordingly. Rick Love, Manager of Environmental Sustainability at United Technologies Corp. explains how this approach has achieved results within his company.Tags: 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Energy Efficiency Integrating Sustainability Making the Business Case Sustainability Metrics Sustainability Strategy Video
Sustainability commitments can drive brand value--if a company can demonstrate actual results. In this video, Fawn Bergen, Sr. Environmental Engineer with Intel Corp. explains how integrating these concepts is a key strategy to driving sustainable business performance. To join the conversation about the future of corporate sustainability management, join NAEM in Milwaukee on Aug. 2-3 for our 2016 Sustainability Management Conference. Learn more: http://bit.ly/29QcdTS.Tags: 2016 Integrated Reporting Integrating Sustainability Key Performance Indicators Sustainability Goals Sustainability Strategy Video
Mike Wallace, director of the Global Reporting Initiative's Focal Point USA, explains the use and value of GRI reporting to companies and their stakeholders. Learn how GRI can be a part of making the business case for sustainability goals. GRI is the most widely used sustainability reporting framework in the world, with more than 80 percent of the Global 250 using GRI when they report on sustainability.Tags: 2011 Making the Business Case Metrics and Reporting Stakeholder Engagement Sustainability Goals Sustainability Strategy Video
Gretchen Digby explains how Ingersoll Rand Inc. assessed the opportunities for environmental impact in terms of their product development process. To learn strategies you can use to create a product stewardship program at your company, please visit https://staging.naem.org/