environment health and safety management

To Get Buy-In From the C-Suite, EHS Leaders Should Align Programs with Business Strategy

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One of the keys to achieving executive support for corporate environment, health and safety programs (EHS) is to be an integral part of business planning, according to Walter Fluharty, Vice President of EHS and Organizational Development at Simon Roofing.   

How Small Steps for Engagement Become Giant Steps for EHS at Toyota


Building an engaged EHS culture may be the secret to successful program management, but how do you get started? According to Ryan McMullan, Environmental & Safety Manager with Toyota Motor Sales, engagement often begins with small changes, no matter how unlikely the improvements may seem to be. Mr. McMullan will share details about his program next week at the 2014 EHS Management Forum in Austin, but we spoke with him this week to learn about how the pieces fit together.

Alcatel-Lucent’s Commitment to Supply Chain Safety


As the Senior Director of EHS and Sustainability for Alcatel-Lucent, Barry Dambach leads programs that affect 60,000 employees at 600 facilities around the world. At the upcoming EHS Management Forum in Austin, Mr. Dambach will share details about the role of safety in the company’s sustainability program, which includes a strong emphasis on supplier management. We spoke with him recently to get a sneak peek at his presentation.

Sustainability Means Integration, Engagement and Resilience for Leadership Companies

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Jan. 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The one-time promise that sustainability could become a business management paradigm has started to take hold within leadership companies, according to “Planning for a Sustainable Future”, a trends report published today by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

NAEM is the largest professional association for corporate environment, health and safety, and sustainability decision-makers.

Network for Business Sustainability to Present Employee Engagement Tool at 2013 EHS Management Forum

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WASHINGTON, DC, Aug.21, 2013 /3BLMedia/ - Dr. Stephanie Bertels, Assistant Professor of Business at Simon Fraser University and a researcher with the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS), will present the organization’s new tool for driving employee engagement at the upcoming EHS Management Forum on Oct. 23-25 in Montreal, the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) announced today.  NBS is a Canada-based network of international academic experts and business leaders that produces research-based resources on important sustainability issues.

The Sustainability Snowball is Gaining Mass


By Carol Singer Neuvelt

We’re putting the finishing touches on the agenda for NAEM’s upcoming Corporate Sustainability Management conference, and as I look over the program, I am struck by how much the conversation about sustainability has progressed over the past few years.

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