EHS&S Research

Inform your decisions and deepen your understanding with NAEM's EHS & Sustainability research
Explore EHS&S issues, develop a program road map and make the business case for your ideas with NAEM's research reports, corporate benchmark reports and Quick Polls. NAEM's original research delivers unparalleled value to those who are integrating environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) into business operations today.

Recently Published 2019 Research

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Insights From Successful Supply Chain Sustainability Practices
Successful Supply Chain Sustainability Practices
Find out how leading companies achieve supplier transparency, integrate sustainability into procurement, and more.
Setting the Next Generation of Sustainability Goals
Setting the Next Generation of Sustainability Goals
Learn how leading companies set sustainability priorities, frame targets and engage stakeholders.
Leading-Edge Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies
Leading-Edge Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies
Learn cutting-edge GHG reduction strategies from companies leading the way.
Strategies for Improving Contractor Safety Management
Strategies for Contractor Safety Management
How do companies ensure that contractors are included in their commitment to safety?

Our Most Popular Reports: Staffing Your EHS&S Departments

To help you staff your EHS & Sustainability departments, NAEM produces an EHS&S Staffing, Structure & Budgets Benchmark and an EHS & Sustainability Salary Report. Both reports publish in first quarter 2020. These two surveys, listed below, help you benchmark your EHS&S staffing, structure and salaries, and help us produce the reports for you. We are offering some great incentives for participating:

2020 EHS&S Staffing, Structure & Budgets Benchmark
If you are looking for data to get budget approvals, reorganize or staff your EHS&S team, or benchmark data to get approvals for headcount, you’ll want the report that will be published as a result of this survey. This is NAEM’s most popular report, and publishes every 4 years. When you take the survey, you’ll get 40% off the report when it comes out in 2020. Survey closes 12/13/2019:

2020 EHS & Sustainability Salary Report
NAEM is conducting a salary survey with EHSCareers to provide you with the most up-to-date information on EHS&S salaries. This report will not only help you benchmark your own salary, but also help you determine competitive salaries for your staffing needs. If you take the confidential survey, you’ll get the report for free when it publishes in early 2020. Survey closes 12/13/2019:

Help Advance Technology Usage in EHS&S

2020 Green Tech Survey
How are companies using emerging technology and software to collect and analyze EHS & Sustainability data? Advance your and others’ understanding of these issues by taking NAEM’s 2020 Green Tech benchmark survey.

EHS&S Research Questions

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