EHS & Sustainability Research

Resources for developing programs, informing decisions and making the business case

NAEM benchmarking and trends research is an unparalleled resource for integrating environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) into business operations, and offers specific program and management insights from EHS&S leaders. Our corporate members can also access deep-dive, confidential corporate benchmarks and Quick PollsBrowse our research reports by category or view all below.
  • 2020 EHS&S Staffing, Structure & Budget Report

    April 8, 2020
    Are you looking to optimize and reorganize your EHS & Sustainability team? Read NAEM's new report to benchmark how other companies are staffing, structuring and budgeting for their EHS&S departments.
  • 2020 EHS & Sustainability Salary Report

    February 19, 2020
    Compare your compensation package and arm yourself with the market knowledge needed to negotiate a competitive salary.
  • Ready, Set, Implement: How to Successfully Deploy an EHS&S Software System

    March 14, 2018
    Based on in-depth interviews with corporate EHS&S professionals and implementation partners, this report will map the steps you should take to achieve implementation success.
  • Staying Ahead of the Curve

    August 31, 2017
    This report is based on in-depth interviews with corporate EHS&S executives and industry consultants, offering concrete recommendations you can use to audit, build, or strengthen your EHS compliance management program.
  • 2016 EHS&S Staffing, Structure and Budgets Benchmark

    October 10, 2016
    This report provides a benchmark for the organizational structure, staffing levels, and responsibilities of the function that supports the company's EHS&S goals.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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