February 14, 2008
"This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one."
Arthur Clarke, (1917-present),
British science fiction author
- Making a Real Difference with Real Estate
- EU Wants a Code of Conduct for Nanotech Research
- Secondary Packaging--A Silent Threat to the Environment
- Making Talent a Strategic Priority
- Hot Chocolates
- Job Opportunities
The NAEM 2008 Calendar of Events is here! Visit our website at www.NAEM.org for more information.
- NAEM Workshop: External EHS Communications & Stakeholder Engagement April 24th, 2008 Mobile, AL. Register Now!
- NAEM Workshop: Implementing Best Practices in Corporate Greenhouse Gas Management & Energy Efficiency. Hosted by Millipore Corporation.
June 3rd-4th, 2008 Boston, MA. Register Now!
- NAEM Workshop: Managing Global EHS Programs. Hosted by Rockwell Automation. August 6th-7th, 2008 Milwaukee, WI. Register Now!
- NAEM Forum: 16th Annual EHS Management Forum October 22nd-24th, 2008 Memphis, TN. Registration Opens May 1st!
Making a Real Difference with Real Estate –quarterly newsletter
Investing in property is more than just buying land or buildings. It is investing in the people and the organizations that use the space to conduct business, to learn and to live. Responsible Property Investing (RPI) offers investors a way to create long-term growth in real estate while also accounting for non-financial returns.
EU Wants a Code of Conduct for Nanotech Research –article
The European Commission has adopted a voluntary code of conduct in the field of nanotechnology research hoping to establish some guidelines in this fast-growing but little-understood research area. Although in many quarters still thought of as an industry out of science-fiction, nanotechnology - the manufacture of products on an atomic and molecular scale - is already very much up and running, with so-called first-generation nano innovations already on the market in such products as cosmetics, sunscreens, paints, packaging, clothing and varnishes.
Secondary Packaging --A Silent Threat to the Environment –commentary
While direct contact, retail, and primary packaging has been receiving all of the attention and well deserved scrutiny of the world, secondary packaging, without much attention at all, has been quietly filling our landfills.
Making talent a strategic priority –survey free log-in required
Finding and retaining talented employees is at least as challenging today as it was ten years ago. Demographic trends, globalization, and the growth of knowledge work have intensified the external pressures on companies—but many of them compound the problem by failing to make talent management a strategic priority.
Hot Chocolates –article
A review of six eco-chocolate brands, for your Valentine's pleasure.
Senior Director, Environmental Stewardship for consumer product company located in the Midwest. The Sr. Director is responsible for strategy development – leading the research, development, implementation, communication, and maintenance of the strategic environmental sustainability plan. He/she will develop broad environmental sustainability strategies to meet the business needs for North America and globally, monitoring emerging issues related to environmental sustainability and developing global strategies and policies accordingly. The candidate will coordinate area environmental directors to establish global environmental sustainability strategy and corporate policy. - Responsible for building long term environmental sustainability management capabilities and skills both within the Operations team and at all levels of the business. This position requires strong leadership and managerial skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to operate across a large organization and functional areas. The position has 4 direct reports. Ten years of environmental experience is required. An advanced degree in environment is preferred due to the fact that the judgment and decisions of this person could come under legal scrutiny during Federal or State reviews. Contact: Anita Artner
Regional EHS Leader for GE located in Connecticut. Responsibilities: Coordinate implementation of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and crisis management (CM) programs for all Corporate sites located in Headquarters region to ensure full compliance with corporate standards and regulatory requirements. Requirements: University Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or related science, OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 5 years professional experience in EHS or CM leadership or related position. Contact: GE Job Number: 796610
EHS Specialist for GE located in Connecticut. Responsibilities: Coordinate implementation of facilities, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) at the corporate headquarters facilities in Fairfield, Connecticut, to ensure full compliance with corporate standards and regulatory requirements. University Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Chemistry, or related science, OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 3 years professional experience in EHS or related position. In-depth EHS knowledge of U.S. and Connecticut regulatory programs and GE management systems and requirements. Contact: GE Job Number: 796615
EHS & Security Crisis Management Facilitator for GE. Responsibilities: Coordinate implementations of facilities, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) and security crisis management (SCM) programs for the North America Properties sites to ensure full compliance with corporate standards and regulatory requirements. Requirements: University Degree in Environmental Science, Property Management or related science, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 3-5 years professional experience in EHS or SCM leadership or related position. In-depth EHS knowledge of U.S. regulatory programs and GE management systems and requirements. Contact: GE Job Number: 595056
Environmental Engineer / Specialist for The New York Power Authority one position located in Queens, NY and one in the central Catskill region. The incumbent will provide technical direction to fossil and hydro power plant personnel to ensure facility compliance with all federal, state, local and corporate environmental requirements. This position is particularly focused on environmental monitoring, recordkeeping and reporting requirements including petroleum bulk storage, hazardous and nonhazardous waste management, NPDES discharges, spill response and natural resource enhancement initiatives. The successful candidate must possess a Bachelors degree in a related discipline and at least 3 years of industrial experience. Contact: Bill Slade
Environmental Engineer for Rhodia located throughout the Midwest. This position is to provide environmental site support and guarantor services for Rhodia facilities in North America located in the Midwest. Position is to support plant operations on compliance auditing, environmental permitting, development of environmental strategies, pollution prevention and reduction and training of plant staff. The Environmental Engineer will be in the Midwest covering Hammond, Cincinnati, and Chicago Heights. B.S. Degree Chemical or Environmental Engineering or equivalent technical degree, 3-7 years chemical plant experience, knowledge of Federal and State regulations relative to air, water and solid wastes, strong communication Skills: with plant staff and management, governmental agencies, public. Contact: Kia Zuber
Combined Heat and Power/ Clean Energy Outreach Specialist. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Protection Partnerships Division has an exciting opportunity to work as part of the Energy Supply & Industry Branch in its Washington, DC headquarters. EPA is seeking an individual with proven experience in the energy field, including industrial or large commercial energy efficiency or clean energy applications such as combined heat and power (CHP or cogeneration). Responsibilities include promoting CHP and clean distributed generation to Partners and collaborators including targeted companies and institutions. A key responsibility of the position will be to facilitate the deployment of CHP and Clean DG projects through technical assistance for proposed sites. Contact: EPA
Business Unit Manager for NSF-ISR located in Ann Arbor, MI. We are seeking a business unit manager to perform all duties required to manage and grow NSF-ISR’s Environment, Health & Safety audit services. This position will report to the general manager. Bachelor’s degree in quality, science, or other related technical field, three to five (3-5) years of auditing or related experience, experience as a Business Unit Specialist or equivalent, willingness and ability to travel. Contact: Petie Davis
Have a safe, healthy and environmental week.
Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director
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