New report by the National Association for Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM) reveals best practices and horizon issues for sustainability goals
October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Customers are the most important stakeholders influencing how companies set sustainability priorities, define goals and respond to external requests for environment, social and governance (ESG) information, according to a new report by NAEM.
Among the EHS&S leaders surveyed by NAEM, 68% use, or are planning to use, a formal materiality assessment to identify the issues that most affect their business. And customers are at the top of the list of key influences driving that agenda, NAEM’s research found.
This year, NAEM redesigned its EHS Operational Excellence conference to emphasize how companies are integrating EHS into business operations. Lissa Aquino, Corporate Compliance Assurance Manager with Stepan Co., has been contributing to the confernece planning committee. She shared insights about the changing role of EHS within companies and what to expect at the conference.
Drena Howard, Director of Global Retail EHS for The Estee Lauder Cos. explains how communication skills are a key component to effective EHS&S leadership. To learn how to advance your leadership acumen, join NAEM for the 2017 EHS & Sustainability Women's Leadership Conference on June 20-22 in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit http://womensleadership.naem.org/index.php.
April 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - To be a leader in environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability management today, companies are carefully targeting their programs to deliver a positive business impact, according to NAEM Deputy Director Virginia Hoekenga, who announced the association’s annual conference agenda this week.
Learn why NAEM's Forum remains the best opportunity for benchmarking your corporate EHS and sustainability programs, building your personal network and gaining insights you can use to drive business value.
In the recent post by Occupational Health and Safety, OSHA Prepping for GHS Meeting, it discusses the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as “acting as a representative of the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group.” OSHA will be holding a public meeting on Nov. 12 in preparation for the Globally Harmonized Systems (GHS) meeting in Switzerland to: