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Sustainability Management

Take 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.

Latest Reports

  • Benchmarking Corporate Sustainability Priorities

    September 10, 2020
    Take 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.
  • 2020 EHS&S Staffing, Structure & Budget Report

    April 8, 2020
    Are you looking to optimize and reorganize your EHS & Sustainability team? Read NAEM's 2020 report to benchmark how other companies are staffing, structuring and budgeting for their EHS&S departments.

Greenhouse Gases (GHG)

Leading-Edge Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies

Leading-Edge Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies

Learn cutting-edge GHG reduction strategies from companies leading the way.

Leading GHG Management Strategies and Metrics

Leading GHG Management Strategies and Metrics

Benchmark strategies companies use to reduce carbon emissions, as well as program scope and leading practices.

What the National Climate Assessment Means for Business

What the National Climate Assessment Means for Business

Explore key findings on how climate change could affect business and how companies are responding.


How Science-Based Targets Drive Impact for Companies

Nearly 1,200 companies aim to set science-based targets in line with the Paris Agreement to meet stakeholder pressures and reduce emissions.

Sustainability Strategy

The science is clear. The public is ready. The time for climate action is now.

The Science is Clear. The Public is Ready. The Time for Climate Action is Now.

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.

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Sustainability Leaders Need Actionable Solutions — Now

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.

Planning for a Sustainable Future

Planning for a Sustainable Future

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.


Selecting a Framework to Guide Sustainability Strategy

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.


Gina McCarthy's Advice for Environmental Champions: Be Persistent

"Why aren't we thinking about getting the biggest bang for the buck when we invest in actions that lower carbon emissions?"


Sustainability in a Nutshell: An Expert's Guide to the Key Resources in the Field

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?


What Comes First: Communications or Culture?

Learn how to use sustainability communications to engage employees and embed sustainability principles into company culture.


Developing a Product Stewardship Strategy at Johnson & Johnson

Getting a large organization to align on goals can be daunting. Having a comprehensive product stewardship strategy is a good place to begin.


Harnessing Your Workforce to Achieve Sustainability

Learn how companies ensure employees work for the good of the environment while increasing the bottom line.


Impact of Sustainability on Corporate Strategies

Sustainability is now a significant business driver. Learn how companies incorporate sustainability to achieve business and environmental goals.

Sustainability Goals & Reporting

Sustainability Reporting

FLASH REPORT: 60% of Russell 1000® Are Publishing Sustainability Reports

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.


Sustainability Reporting Drives Employee Engagement, Strategic Alignment

Check out key findings from NAEM's global survey of 91 EHS&S leaders at U.S. and Europe-based companies.


External Sustainability Reporting is Increasingly About Quality, Not Quantity

Explore the concept of materiality and how a majority of companies surveyed evaluate or plan to evaluate EHS&S in materiality terms.


Sustainability 2020: Will Big Goals Bring Big Results?

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

Solutions to Five Top Supply Chain Sustainability Challenges

Solutions to Five Top Supply Chain Sustainability Challenges

What are the best ways to make the business case, to overcome communication barriers, or to align your suppliers with your own goals?

Sustainability in the Supply Chain - 2018

Sustainability in the Supply Chain

Learn how common formal supply chain sustainability programs are, what their key components are and how they are implemented.


Creating a Net Positive Impact from Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Check out an emerging approach to sustainable value creation.


Using Sustainability to Drive Supply Chain Performance

Explore how to integrate sustainability into supply chains and the business benefits of this approach.

Water Stewardship

  • Developing a Water Management Strategy

    Water scarcity is an issue for every country, geographic region and company. Learn how to evaluate water supply risk for new facilities, as well as the value of periodic evaluations for existing facilities located in water-stressed areas.

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