Advancing EHS&S Leadership
We empower corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces, and promote global sustainability.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does NAEM stand for?
A: NAEM was founded as the National Association for Environmental Management at a time when the profession was still young. Over the past 28 years, the scope of responsibilities for our members has broadened to include health, safety and sustainability.
Q: What is EHS?
A: EHS is an abbreviation for environment, health and safety, or environmental health and safety. This is the group of professionals within a company who are responsible for ensuring the company complies with environmental regulations, establishes goals to improve environmental performance, develops programs and training to keep employees safe at work and ensures that the company minimizes the impact of its operations on the environment. In recent years, these professionals have also been tasked with carrying out sustainability initiatives such as zero waste to landfill, greenhouse gas reductions and water stewardship.