To honor outstanding corporate leaders whose efforts are transforming companies from within, the National Association for Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Management (NAEM) is expanding its Excellence Awards program in 2019, the association announced today.
The new Leadership in Action award will recognize three individual leaders whose influence have strengthened organizational commitment to EHS&S excellence.
In the last decade, the beverage industry has emerged as a global sustainability leader, with many companies working hard to design sustainability strategies that drive business value and the greater environmental good.
But the success of the industry and its leading companies isn’t solely based on effort; it’s also rooted in the creative ways they’re telling their sustainability stories.
Cindy Ortega, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for MGM Resorts International, shares tips for greener travel.
Mediaplanet: Why is it important to think about the environment when planning your vacation?
Cindy Ortega: The reason why it’s important to think about the environment while you’re taking a vacation is because it’s important to think about the environment in everything you do. You don’t leave it at home when you pack your suitcases. It’s something that’s a part of your everyday life, wherever you are.
In 2008, Toyota and the National Audubon Society launched TogetherGreen™, a program funded by a $20 million grant from Toyota. The TogetherGreen program trains Fellows to be the environmental leaders of tomorrow, awards Innovation Grants for conservation projects, and supports Volunteer Days.