Research Reports

Below is a list of NAEM's original environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) content based on benchmark research and surveys. Download today to learn insightful information on EHS&S topics.
  • Planning for a Sustainable Future (2016)

    February 1, 2016
    Find out which issues and challenges will shape EHS&S Management in 2016 and beyond. Based on in-depth interviews with those on the leading edge of corporate sustainability, this report outlines the ideas that are on the minds, if not yet in the budgets of, EHS&S leaders today.
  • Experienced Decision-makers: A Career Profile of 21+ years

    September 8, 2015
    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

    September 7, 2015
    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.
  • Emerging Leaders: A Career Profile of 11 to 15 years

    September 4, 2015
    Find out what the career of an EHS&S manager with 11-15 years of experience is like, the skills and knowledge areas they use every day and what they need to do to advance to the next stage.
  • Advancing Managers: A Career Profile of 6 to 10 years

    September 3, 2015
    This report provides survey data and in-depth interviews with EHS&S leaders who have 6-10 years of experience about the uniqueness of their role, how they use their skills, the career decisions that drove their success and their advice for those who want to follow in their path.
  • Early Career Professionals: A Career Profile of 0 to 5 years

    September 2, 2015
    Find out what the career of an EHS&S manager with 0-5 years of experience is like, the skills and knowledge areas they use every day and what they need to do to advance to the next stage.
  • EHS and Sustainability Career Profiles and Skills for Success

    September 1, 2015
    This report provides in-depth profiles of EHS professionals at each level of an organization. It also identifies the educational background, professional experience, personal attributes, success factors and succession paths for those with leadership potential of EHS and sustainability professionals.
  • Key Competencies for the EHS and Sustainability Profession

    January 20, 2015
    This benchmark quantifies the skills, attributes, and salaries of corporate EHS and sustainability managers by job title, and the average salaries based on years of experience.
  • The Energy-Water Nexus

    May 30, 2014
    This report explains the interdependent relationship between energy use and water use, with an eye to the business case for a systems approach to managing these resources. It also identifies strategies you can use to mitigate risks to your operations, based on case studies from peers.
  • Planning for a Sustainable Future (2014)

    January 31, 2014
    Based on in-depth interviews, this report analyzes the environmental sustainability initiatives that will shape the corporate agenda.
  • 2012 EHS and Sustainability Staffing and Structure Benchmark Report

    November 29, 2012
    See how your organization's staffing, structure, salaries and budgets compare to your peers with NAEM's 2012 EHS & Sustainability Staffing and Structure report. This comprehensive report provides more than 60 charts that allow you to benchmark your function based on industry, revenue, headcount and risk profile. It also documents the scope of EHS responsibilities, including the evolving role of the EHS manager in the execution of corporate sustainability initiatives.
  • The Green Metrics That Matter: Leading-edge Metrics and Programs (2012)

    March 29, 2012
    Learn who the key research players are, what companies report internally and why, and to what level of their organization.

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