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To Be Effective, Every EHS & Sustainability Professional Needs to Be a Leader

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Drena Howard, Director of Global Retail EHS for The Estee Lauder Cos. describes how leadership skills are at the core of effective EHS&S management. To learn how to strengthen your leadership acumen, or to build your peer EHS and Sustainability network, join NAEM on June 20-22 for the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference, http://womensleadership.naem.org/index.php.

Profile of a Leader: Kristen Duda, Intelex Technologies

How investing in relationships helps build a rewarding career
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As the Vice President of Strategic Alliances for Intelex, Kristen Duda knows the importance of building relationships.

Arrow Electronics Establishes Innovation Prize At Collegiate Inventors Competition

A $50,000 grant from Arrow Electronics will fund the new Arrow Innovation Prize at the Collegiate Inventors Competition®
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This summer, a panel of judges from Arrow will select a student team participating in the competition to be awarded the Arrow Innovation Prize. This exclusive prize advances the selected team to the final round of judging at the November competition held at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Va. The Arrow Innovation Prize includes an all-expenses-paid trip and private networking opportunity for the student team with a group of innovators from Arrow.

Profile of a Rising Star: Amanda Petzinger

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Between being the Senior Director on Gensuite’s Customer Services and Development team, innovating environment-saving applications, heading the company’s largest event of the year and spending time with her son and husband, Amanda Petzinger has learned how to balance work and home life while exceling in her career. How does she do it?  As part of NAEM's Women's Leadership profile series, we spoke with Amanda to learn more about her approach to creating a rewarding career. 

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Marathon Gives De Beers Group's Young Entrepreneurs a Chance to Shine

De Beers Group played a major role in the staging of a high profile marathon run in the Botswana capital of Gaborone.
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The company arranged for prime exhibition space to be allocated to the De Beers Youth Innovators initiative, giving 15 young entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their talents to the 6,000 runners and a variety of corporate leaders, as well as the opportunity to gain media exposure.

Kago Ramokate, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, said: “It’s great to see initiatives like these, particularly where the ministry is not the lead. It’s inspiring to see the enthusiasm from the youth and their drive to market their product.”

Using Mindfulness to Create a Safe and Healthy Workplace

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This article originally appeared on NAEM's Green Tie blog

By Kate Kerr

If you’d walked into a corporation ten years ago to discuss the benefits of mindfulness and meditation for organizational effectiveness, leadership and bottom line results, security might have discreetly ushered you out of the building. 

VIDEO: World Environment Center Summary from WEC Chairman

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The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to share a new video from its chairman of the board, Francisco Suárez, in which he outlines WEC’s main corporate sustainability initiatives and progress from the past year.

Key points from Mr. Suárez are: 

  • Announcing WEC’s new strategic plan
  • Thought leadership on sustainability and issues such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, sustainability reporting, marketing, and the circular economy 
  • Welcoming 3 new WEC member companies
  • WEC’s vision for 2017 and beyond

Weatherford's Business Transparency and Ethics

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We hold ourselves to the highest standards and emphasize the importance of integrity in all we do.

WE RESPECT OUR PEOPLE, OUR PLANET,

AND EVERY PERSPECTIVE AND CONTRIBUTION

We work in a way that reflects positively on our Company and the communities we serve.

New Issue of Supply Chain Navigator from Avnet Celebrates Disruptive Innovation

E-pub showcases pioneering approaches to supply chain finance, employee engagement and global sourcing
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PHOENIX, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, today released the May 2017 issue of Supply Chain Navigator, the award-winning journal dedicated to supply chain thought leadership. This special edition examines how industry leaders including Cisco, General Electric, Nestle, Nike and Puma are reimagining their businesses and their supply networks to keep pace with the leapfrog advances in the “golden triangle” - people, processes and technology - that are radically transforming the global manufacturing sector.

Registration Now Open for the BSR Conference 2017: How Business Leads

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By Pamela Schwartz, Conference Director, BSR

BSR’s 25th annual Conference—taking place October 24-26 in Huntington Beach, California—is happening during a critical time in the field of sustainability, with disruptive change affecting every dimension of business.

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