environmental management

Aflac 2021 Business & Sustainability Report: Renewable Energy


Aflac is investing in smart environmental solutions that contribute to a sustainable future. Aflac has recently expanded its solar array with an installation at the Paul S. Amos campus. The expansion is expected to lower Aflac’s greenhouse gas emissions in Columbus, Ga., by more than 10%.

To reduce our carbon footprint, we installed a 1.3-megawatt solar array at our largest campus in Columbus, Ga.

Aflac Square in Chofu, Japan

Aflac 2021 Business & Sustainability Report: Environment and Climate Risk Management


Aflac Incorporated’s leadership in corporate responsibility is centered around limiting the company’s carbon footprint and helping make its communities, cities and planet more sustainable. This is built on the belief that environmentally and socially responsible business actions serve to enhance corporate reputation, improve talent recruitment and retention and attract new business.

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Engineering Impact: Reducing Our Footprint

Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report

Reducing our environmental footprint and using resources responsibly helps preserve precious natural capital, reduces our operating costs, and maintains positive relationships with our stakeholders.

We are committed to implementing policies and responsible practices to minimize operational impacts on the environment and play our part in safeguarding the planet. Guided by our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Policy, we focus on using resources responsibly and reducing the energy, emissions, water, and waste footprints of our operations.

Inspiring Business Leaders to Explore New Horizons to Solve Today’s Sustainability Challenges

NAEM’s annual conference in Toronto will showcase the next horizon for environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) performance
Press Release

September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - To solve today’s sustainability challenges, business leaders will be called to build new skills, pitch fresh ideas and influence across silos. On October 15-18, more than 650 EHS&S leaders will come together in Toronto to share their latest strategies at NAEM’s annual Forum, an event designed to illuminate the path forward for the business community.

NAEM is the National Association for Environment, Health and Safety and Sustainability Management.

Effective EHS Programs are Integrated Across Functions, Silos


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 at Stepan Co. and a member of the conference planning committee, shared insights about the changing role of EHS within companies and what to expect at the conference.

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

Press Release

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.   

A Wildlife Biologist With Power

By Dana Kobilinsky

As a kid, Scott Fletcher was the go-to guy to identify whatever strange-looking critters had appeared in his neighbors’ yards. When his father, a geology professor, took him and his brothers out for weekend fossil hunts in central Pennsylvania, Fletcher went searching for insects while the other two checked out the rocks. His father helped him assemble a sort of homemade natural history museum in the basement. He kept salamanders in a crate inside the house — until the smell overwhelmed his family and his dad shut-it down.

Four Reasons We Can't Wait for the NAEM EHS & Sustainability Management Forum 2016


For 24 years, the National Association of Environmental Management’s (NAEM) annual EHS & Sustainability Management Forum has brought environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers together for a few days of inspiring speakers, learning sessions and networking.

Antea Group Named #4 Environmental Management Firm

Press Release

August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group, an international engineering and environmental consulting firm, ranked #4 among the Top Environmental Management Firms, #16 among Top Environmental Firms Working in Non-US Locations, and #32 overall among the nation’s Top 200 Environmental Firms according to Engineering News-Record magazine.

New OSHA Deadline Is Imminent


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been implementing the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in order to improve worker safety.


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