Lifetime Achievement Award

NAEM's Lifetime Achievement Award is a prestigious annual award honoring an individual's contribution to their company and the environment, health & safety, and/or sustainability (EHS&S) fields. It recognizes an EHS&S leader whose vision and commitment has positively shaped the EHS&S field within a corporate management role. The 2019 award winner will be honored at the 27th Annual NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum, October 15-18, 2019, in Toronto, Ontario.
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Qualifications

Nominees need not be members of NAEM. For 2019, consultants and vendors are not eligible to receive awards, but are welcome to nominate corporate clients.

Nominees must have:
  • 20+ years of exceptional EHS&S performance, currently serving as an in-house EHS&S leader. (Retired executives who worked part of calendar year 2019 are eligible.)
  • Distinguished service and leadership within the EHS&S profession.
  • Demonstrated impact on organizational performance.
  • Proven leadership effectiveness in the development of EHS&S professionals.
  • Commitment to industry advancements and lifelong learning.

Submission Requirements

  • Self-nominations are encouraged and accepted.
  • All EHS&S industry professionals, including corporate in-house employees, consultants, colleagues and teams, may nominate an individual for the NAEM Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Nominators may nominate more than one individual — a separate form is required for each nominee.
  • Nominators need not be members of NAEM.

Required Documents

  • The nomination form must be completed.
  • Three letters of recommendation must be submitted with nomination.
  • Nominees must submit a 15-90 second video on what inspired them to begin their EHS&S career. More information is available on the nomination form.
*Incomplete forms will not be considered.


Deadline

Nomination forms must have been submitted by Friday, June 21, 2019.

Questions?

Visit our FAQ page or email awards@naem.org.

2018 Award Winner

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Wayne S. Balta
IBM Corp
Vice President, Corporate Environmental Affairs & Product Safety

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