NAEM Network E-News

December 18, 2008
This week's management quote

"Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice."
Dave Barry (1947- ) American Author and Columnist

Please enjoy this last and lighthearted issue of E-News for 2008!
E-News will be back again in 2009, starting on January 7th.


  1. Holiday Shopping, Circa 2008: Tips from the Federal Trade Commission
  2. NORAD's Santa Tracker
  3. Sanitation to sweep in the New Year at Times Square
  4. Top New Year's Resolutions
  5. Job Opportunities


  1. NAEM Webinar: Utilizing Web-Based Metrics to Simplify Data Collection and Reporting. January 8th, 2009. 1 – 2:30pm, EST. Register Now!
  2. NAEM Conference: Cost Savings and Performance Improvements through EHS Management Information Systems, April 2-3rd, 2009 Tampa, FL. Register Now!

  1. Economics First, Sustainability Second? Frank Brandauer discusses how the common view of sustainability overlooks a vital component: economic sustainability. Add your two cents on this issue by visiting NAEM's The Green Tie blog.

  2. Connect with your peers through NAEM's LinkedIn Group!
    NAEM has created a special NAEM online networking group just for active NAEM members. Profile your professional accomplishments, link to and reference your trusted contacts, open live discussions and search your network for career opportunities.
    Connect and build your network of peers with our new NAEM LinkedIn Group today!

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Did you get promoted or change jobs? Has your company partnered with the community to house the homeless, protect the environment or just do good deeds?
Then email Mike, so we can highlight your success in our upcoming printed newsletter.

The news

Holiday Shopping, Circa 2008: Tips from the Federal Trade Commission - Reference
The holidays are a great time of year, but shopping for gifts can add a lot of unnecessary stress. Here is a list of tips from the FTC on how to keep your credit card and your mind each in one piece.

NORAD's Santa Tracker - Website
Was that the sound of hooves scurrying across the roof, or just a weather system coming in? Better check the NORAD Santa Tracker so you can know when the big guy is going to stop by.

Sanitation to sweep in the New Year at Times SquarePress Release
When to clock strikes midnight on New Year's in New York, the famous ball, champagne corks and 40 tons of trash will drop. Read about the army of workers it takes to get the streets ready for daylight.

Top New Year's Resolutions - Website
Whether you are looking for a resolution, or information about how to make good on your promise, check out this list of top New Year's Resolutions.

Global Corporate Responsibility Manager, Linklaters, London, UK
We are now seeking a Global Corporate Responsibility Manager to build on these and other initiatives. Reporting to the Partnership Secretary you will: work within the firm's management network to further develop and integrate the firm's CR principles into our wider business strategy globally; Develop and implement systems to capture and report on key CR performance data globally; Work with Function Directors to ensure the firm is embedding CR best practice into business priorities; Project manage the firm's annual CR benchmarking and reporting work through our global management network to ensure our CR practice and our values are aligned . For more information, please click here.

Senior-Level Environmental Engineer, Ecology and Environment, Inc., Dallas, TX
Responsibilities include: Regulatory negotiation, Preliminary assessments, Feasibility evaluations and design, Hazardous materials and waste management, Remediation, Perform and review design calculations, cost estimates, and design plans and specifications, Manage project teams and interact with clients, Plan and perform technical work requiring judgment in both team and individual environments. For more information, please click here.

Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Metso, Shrewsbury, MA
Manage the design and implementation of safety and health programs to raise employee awareness of risks; to reduce, avoid, and protect employees from hazards; and to enhance health. Ensure safety and environmental compliance with corporate policies and procedures, and state and federal laws and regulations. Control worker's compensation, disability and absenteeism costs. For more information, please click here.

Director, Environmental Health, Safety & Security Programs, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, MI
Directs and coordinates the planning and support of the Medical Center's safety and security programs including environmental health and safety, disaster preparedness, fire/safety equipment management, utilities management, hazardous materials management and security management. For more information, click here.

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director

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