Research Reports

NAEM publishes original environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) reports based on benchmark research and surveys. Download today for deep insights on EHS&S topics.
  • Setting the Next Generation of Sustainability Goals

    October 4, 2019
    Learn how leading companies are setting sustainability priorities, framing their sustainability goals and engaging stakeholders in support of the goal-setting process.
  • Leading-Edge Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies

    July 30, 2019
    Get a closer look at the specific steps companies are taking to reduce their GHG emissions within their operations and beyond. While the companies featured here are industry leaders, these types of companies tend to push the horizon for the broader community.
  • Strategies for Improving Contractor Safety Management

    July 24, 2019
    Even with the best intentions, how do companies ensure that the contractors who work for them share their commitment to safety and behave accordingly?
  • Strategies to Increase Your Executive Presence

    June 17, 2019
    It takes more than stellar technical skills and a strong work ethic to become an EHS&S leader. The secret to success, accomplished leaders say, is “executive presence,” a set of behaviors that project confidence and authority — helping you influence organizational change.
  • Why Diversity and Inclusion is a Winning Strategy for EHS&S Teams

    May 1, 2019
    Look ahead to how the workforce is evolving, recognize value in employees at all levels, open up lines of communication and deliver bottom-line results. Strengthen your EHS&S function with specific examples and advice from companies that have built world-class diversity and inclusion programs.
  • 2019 EHS & Sustainability Salary Report

    March 25, 2019
    Compare your compensation package and arm yourself with the market knowledge needed to negotiate a competitive salary.
  • Why Companies Replace Their EHS&S Software Systems

    March 14, 2019
    Adopting an EHS&S software system is a significant investment that takes months of planning, implementation and training. Learn why software customers replace their systems and how you can avoid a costly replacement.
  • The EHS&S Tech Transformation

    February 5, 2019
    Emerging technologies are transforming how the EHS&S function identifies risks, sets goals and manages programs. NAEM developed this guide to familiarize you with these new tools as you begin to explore what this future means to you.

  • Planning for a Sustainable Future (2018)

    November 7, 2018
    What’s next for your EHS&S program? What are the issues that will shape EHS & Sustainability management in the 18-36 months to come? By conducting a quantitative benchmark and in-depth interviews with those on the leading edge of corporate sustainability today, NAEM has identified the issues that will drive new programs going forward.
  • Sustainability in the Supply Chain

    September 7, 2018
    The consumer demand for environmentally responsible products is driving sustainability upstream, transforming how companies relate to their supply chain partners. Learn how common formal supply chain sustainability programs are, what their key components are and how they are implemented.
  • Environmental Risk Auditing

    July 29, 2018
    This report reveals the proactive strategies companies are using to evaluate their preparedness for rare but impactful events.
  • Comparing Notes on EHS Training Programs

    June 20, 2018
    What are the strategies your peers are using to engage employees and build EHS culture? What training methods are the most effective? And how do you measure whether your training is working? Download the report today to hear results from NAEM's benchmark on EHS training and to hear how your programs stack up.
  • EHS Compliance Metrics: How to Use Metrics to Achieve Compliance and Beyond

    June 9, 2018
    What are the metrics your peer companies use to drive EHS performance? This report provides a benchmarking data from companies who are leveraging metrics improve their compliance program. compliance metrics.
  • 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.
  • 2017 EHS & Sustainability Salary Report

    October 31, 2017
    This report provides a look at the EHS&S salaries of individual professionals from more than 198 companies. This information may be used by EHS&S professionals to develop staffing plans, negotiate their own salaries and understand the impact of changing roles on salaries.
  • 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.
  • Leading GHG Management Strategies and Metrics

    August 1, 2017
    This report provides a benchmark for the strategies companies are using to reduce their carbon emissions, the scope of their programs and provide a snapshot of leading practices.
  • 2017 EHS & Sustainability Software Buyer's Guide

    March 29, 2017
    This report details what buyers are looking for, how much they are spending and the factors that are driving their decisions. It also addresses implementation challenges.
  • Using Data Visualization to Meet Compliance and Drive Internal Engagement with EHS Data

    January 30, 2017
    This case study explains how a new regulatory requirement created an opportunity to better communicate the company's environmental impacts to its stakeholders.
  • Transforming a Central Data Repository into a Dynamic Information Management System

    January 30, 2017
    In this case study, the United States Postal Service explains how the organization evaluated its unique software requirements, and selected a path to best meet its needs.

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