NexGen Leaders Award

NAEM NexGen Leaders Awards recognize rising environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) managers who possess the talent and skills required for the next generation of EHS&S industry leadership. NexGen Leaders have shown their merit as rising stars at their companies and in the fields of EHS&S. Up to six NexGen Leaders will be honored at the 27th Annual NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum, October 15-18, 2019, in Toronto, Ontario.

Qualifications

Nominees need not be members of NAEM.

  • High-potential, in-house EHS&S corporate professional with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the fields of environment, health & safety and/or sustainability.
  • Influence as an emerging EHS&S leader within his/her organization.
  • Demonstrated results within area of responsibility.
  • Proven decision-making and/or problem solving ability.
  • Dedication to professional development.
  • Commitment to the EHS&S industry.

Submission Requirements

  • Any corporate industry professional who is a supervisor/mentor of nominee; or, a company executive where nominee is employed.
  • Nominators may nominate more than one individual — a separate form is required for each nominee.
  • Nominators need not be members of NAEM.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Required Documents

  • The nomination form must be completed.
  • 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 be submitted by Friday, June 21, 2019.

Questions?

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

Our Six 2018 Award Winners

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Budd Batchelder
Comcast Cable
Senior EHS Manager

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Lesley Clarke
Walker Industries
Environmental Performance & Compliance Lead

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Janet Evans
CF Industries
Process Safety Manager

Drena Howard
Drena Howard
The Estée Lauder Companies
Director, Global Retail Environmental Affairs & Safety
Max Rutz
Max Rutz
Delta Global Services
Managing Director for Safety Strategy, Optimization & Compliance
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Rachel Warman
Schneider Electric
Environmental Programs Manager

 
The 2018 NexGen Leaders Awards were sponsored by AECOM.

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