June 25, 2008
This week's management quote

" It's not the will to win that matters--everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters most. "

— Bear Bryant, College Football Coach (1913-1983)


  1. European Chemical Law Has Global Impact
  2. Tracking Suppliers' Carbon Footprints
  3. Shrink Rapped - America's Food Retailers Should Wage a Tougher War on Waste
  4. Green Remediation Technology Primer
  5. Five Suggestions for Businesses Confronted with Green Fatigue and Green Noise
  6. 2008 Environmental Protection Magazine Salary Survey
  7. Job Opportunities


  1. NAEM Workshop : Managing Global EHS Programs. Hosted by Rockwell Automation. August 6th-7th, 2008 Milwaukee, WI. Register Now!
  2. NAEM Forum : 16th Annual EHS Management Forum October 22nd-24th, 2008 Memphis, TN. Register Now!
    Click here for the NAEM 2008 Calendar of Events!

    Solicitation for Presentations
    If you are interested at being a speaker at the upcoming Managing Global EHS Programs Workshop or the Annual Management Forum, please send a short abstract of your case to programs@naem.org. We still have a couple vacant speaker slots and are looking for case studies of work with global EHS programs. For more information, please contact either Virginia Hoekenga or Mike Mahanna Click here for a description of the Managing Global EHS Programs panel discussions, or here for the Annual Management Forum.

The news

European Chemical Law Has Global Impact (article)
“The European Union's tough stance on chemical regulation is the latest area in which the Europeans are reshaping business practices with demands that American companies either comply or lose access to a market of 27 countries and nearly 500 million people.”
The NAEM “Managing Global EHS Programs” workshop in August will feature presentations on global regulatory trends and auditing best practices. Click here for more information.

Tracking Suppliers' Carbon Footprints (article and report)
“In a move to address supply chain carbon emissions, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released the findings of its Supply Chain Leadership Collaboration. With 385 institutional investors and $57 trillion in assets under management, the CDP is the world's largest investor organization to confront climate change.” This article highlights some of the key findings and trends of the report.
Click here to download the full report.

Shrink Rapped - America's Food Retailers Should Wage a Tougher War on Waste (article)
There has been a lot of recent news about food shortages and overall high food prices. This is concerning by itself, but even more worrisome given that $20 billion worth of food is thrown away by retailers every year. Where to start on this problem? The supply chain, of course.

Green Remediation Technology Primer (EPA report)
This EPA Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response recently published a report which “outlines the principles of green remediation and describes opportunities to reduce the footprint of cleanup activities throughout the life of a project.” It highlights the best practices from fourteen site remediation case studies.

Five Suggestions for Businesses Confronted with Green Fatigue and Green Noise (article)
For those feeling worn down by the buzz of green noise, this article provides motivation for how to stay in tune with consumers.

2008 Environmental Protection Magazine Salary Survey (survey)
“Weigh in on what it's like at your workplace, how the job market is faring, and which presidential candidate you might vote for.” Help “provide a bigger picture of the environmental industry field.”

Job Opportunities

National CSM of Aerospace Division
The client company is a global top 15 engineering firm. They are looking for a CSM (Client Service Manager) for their EHS Aerospace Division. The ideal candidate will have strong EHS experience and a consulting and or business development background within the Aerospace industry. Key/preferred cities are Denver, Chicago, Philly, Albany, Sacramento, or Wichita. Maybe Atlanta, Tampa Bay or West Palm. They will relocate, and any location is a possibility, but a candidate with a similar background would win out in a preferred city. Contact: Bob Collins

Director of Health and Safety, Vail Resorts (Broomfield, CO)
The Director of Health and Safety is responsible for all workplace safety programs and OSHA compliance, as well as designing comprehensive safety management plans and driving the culture of safety within the company. Requirements include fifteen years of experience in developing and managing comprehensive safety programs with a proven track record of success, and a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Safety/Health along with relevant professional designations. Contact : Dana Harris

Corporate Environmental and Safety Coordinator (Atlanta, GA) for a global paper and packaging company with approximately 100 locations. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years environmental and safety experience with an emphasis on environmental compliance (CAA, CWA, RCRA, EPCRA, CERCLA, etc.). The position reports to the Corporate Environmental and Safety Manager. Extensive travel required (50-75%). Contact: Paul Shrenker

EHS Manager (Lancaster, PA area) for a medical device manufacturer. This person will be the site safety person for the PA plant but will also have divisional safety responsibilities for 4 other locations. All locations are non-union with a total employee population of approximately 1000. Extensive travel (50%) will be required. The position reports to the Director of HR and has no direct reports. The candidate should have 5+ years EHS experience from a manufacturing environment and a BS in Safety/Environmental or related. Contact: Paul Shrenker

Safety, Health and Environmental Engineer (Japan) for an international chemical company. The person should have 2+ years EHS experience in a manufacturing environment, BS degree and fluency in Japanese and English. Contact: Paul Shrenker

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt

NAEM Executive Director


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