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Sustainability Management

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In this section, you will find resources such as recorded webinars, reports, articles and other tools to help you build a sustainability strategy and create value through sustainability initiatives.

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  • Planning For A Sustainable Future: The Ideas That Will Shape EHS And Sustainability Management In The Year To Come

    What are the issues that will shape EHS & Sustainability management in the months and years to come? This webinar features results from NAEM's biennial research on leading practices and the investments companies are making today, for tomorrow.
  • Selecting a Framework to Guide Sustainability Strategy

    Should you align your company's sustainability strategy with an external framework? What are the advantages and opportunities associated with doing so? This webinar showcases how peer companies are leveraging frameworks such as the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to set priorities and helps you benchmark your own approach.
  • Leading GHG Management Strategies and Metrics

    What are the leading edge metrics and strategies peer companies are using to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? This webinar features insights from NAEM's report on the topic and provides specific examples from a peer case study.
  • The Big Pivot

    This webinar features Andrew Winston, a leading consultant on corporate sustainability strategy. He shares highlights from his latest book 'The Big Pivot', about how to profitably do business in a world shaped by climate change, natural resource scarcity and radical transparency.
  • Developing a Water Management Strategy

    Water scarcity is an issue for every country, every geographic region and every company. This webinar will teach you how to evaluate the risk of water supply for new facilities, as well as the value of periodic evaluations for existing facilities located in water-stressed areas.
  • Using Sustainability to Drive Supply Chain Performance

    As your sustainability focus starts to extend beyond your own operations, you are confronted with a new set of challenges and risks. This webinar explores how peer companies are integrating sustainability into how they manage their supply chains, and the business benefits of this approach.
  • Harnessing Your Workforce to Achieve Sustainability

    Download this webinar to hear from companies that have developed strategies to ensure employees work for the good of the environment and to increase their companies’ bottom lines.
  • Impact of Sustainability on Corporate Strategies

    Environmental sustainability is no longer a disparate "green" projects but a significant driver of business strategy and competitive advantage.This webinar showcased how peer companies incorporated sustainability into their plans to achieve their business and environmental goals.


  • Diversity and Inclusion

    Learn how to make a business case for addressing social issues in a way that will resonate with your CFO and others on the Executive Team. Hear about innovative programs in diversity and inclusion and best practices in employee engagement and wellness. The panel discussion with our speakers will be followed by breakout sessions that dive deeper into relevant topics.
  • Opening Keynote

    In this session, Mindy Lubber, CEO and President of Ceres, assess the state of corporate sustainability and charts the course for accelerated action on issues like climate change, water scarcity, and human rights abuses.

Blog Posts

  • Gina McCarthy's Advice for Environmental Champions: Be Persistent

    Significant resources are not just being spent to adapt and respond to a changing climate, significant resources are being spent – and will be spent over the next decades - to reduce the carbon pollution that is fueling climate change. So why aren’t we thinking about getting the biggest bang for the buck when we invest in actions that lower carbon emissions?
  • Developing a Product Stewardship Strategy at Johnson & Johnson

    By using life cycle thinking we can see that the greatest impacts can come from such areas as raw materials purchased, transportation, or the product use phase and its end-of-life. Getting a large organization with multiple business units to align on common objectives can be daunting. Having a comprehensive product stewardship strategy is a good place to begin.


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

    Leo Raudys has worked in several sectors of the economy, including roles as a regulator, a policymaker and as Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability at Best Buy. In this article, he shares some key tips from his new book "The Cheap Guide to Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility."
  • Sustainability Reporting Drives Employee Engagement, Strategic Alignment

    Roland Mostovy, Sustainability Manager at Ashland Inc. discusses the findings from NAEM's recent global survey of 91 sustainability EHS and sustainability leaders at U.S. and Europe-based companies. Learn more about the results and how the most tangible business benefits are those that impact internal operations.
  • External Sustainability Reporting is Increasingly About Quality, Not Quantity

    Marcus Krembs, Senior HSE Specialist at Newfield Exploration Co., discusses the emerging concept of materiality, and the findings from a recent NAEM benchmarking study, where a majority of respondents stated they are already evaluating or planning to evaluate their EHS and sustainability in terms of materiality.
  • What Comes First: Communications or Culture?

    Sustainability communications can be a powerful tool for changing how employees think about their work, their co-workers and their company. In this month's Network News feature, we look at how NAEM members are using storytelling to engage employees and embed the principles of sustainability into the fabric of their organizations.


  • Creating a Net Positive Impact from Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    At NAEM’s 2015 EHS Management Forum in Charlotte, The Rainforest Alliance’s President, Tensie Whelan, will lead a panel discussion featuring leaders from Unilever and Domtar. We spoke with her this week to understand an emerging approach to sustainable value creation and to get a preview of the dynamic leaders she’s lined up.


Planning for a Sustainable Future (2018)

Nov 7, 2018, 07:06 AM
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Sponsor name : EY
What’s next for your EHS&S program? What are the issues that will shape EHS & Sustainability management in the 18-36 months to come? By conducting a quantitative benchmark and in-depth interviews with those on the leading edge of corporate sustainability today, NAEM has identified the issues that will drive new programs going forward.
NAEM's biannual trends research identifies the initiatives and emerging ideas that are shaping the EHS&S agendas of companies today. The report provides a behind-the-scenes look at the latest ideas companies are putting into practice to advance their sustainability programs.
Categories :
  • Emerging Environmental Issues
  • Emerging Sustainability Issues
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • FP: Research
  • Goals and Reporting
  • Sustainability Management
  • Sustainability Strategy
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  • 2018
  • Research
  • Research Report
  • Sustainability
  • Sustainability Goals
  • Sustainability Strategy
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