NAEM Network E-News

January 22, 2008
This week's management quote

"If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress."
Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States


  1. The Obama Inauguration's Carbon Footprint
  2. U.S. Business Leaders Call for Mandatory Cap-and-Trade Program
  3. Top Nine Supply Chain Challenges for 2009
  4. How Does Your Environmental Information Strategy Stack Up?
  5. Leadership and Employee Engagement?
  6. Dr. John Frick, CHMM, Retires As Executive Director
  7. Jobs


  1. The EHS Manager as Change Agent: Free Webinar! Feb. 26, 2009, 1:00-2:00pm Eastern. Register Now
  2. Member Appreciation Week, February 23-27, 2009
  3. NAEM Conference: Cost Savings and Performance Improvements through EHS Management Information Systems, April 2-3rd, 2009 Tampa, FL. Register Now!

The news

The Obama Inauguration's Carbon Footprint - Article
The Obama administration has said that reducing carbon-dioxide emissions will be a priority. However, the carbon-footprint estimate for his inaugural festivities is enormous. Check out this article to see the math.

U.S. Business Leaders Call for Mandatory Cap-and-Trade Program - Article
“Leading U.S. companies have handed the Obama Administration a blueprint for cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050. The U.S. Climate Action Partnership released a set of policy recommendations to create an environmentally effective and economically sustainable national climate protection program."

Top Nine Supply Chain Challenges for 2009 - Article
“As if a shattered economy isn't bad enough, the prospects of supply chain disruptions on a global scale have manufacturers taking a closer look at their risk management strategies. While 2009 will have plenty of challenges for manufacturers, a number of promising opportunities will emerge as well.”

How Does Your Environmental Information Strategy Stack Up? - Article
“A strong environmental information strategy is a prerequisite for enterprises seeking to reduce environmental risks impacting their assets. Organizations with the most up-to-date and effective environmental information strategies implement these best practices.”
This article is a benefit of sponsoring the Forum.

Leadership and Employee Engagement? - Blog Post
Alex Pollock talks about the impact of poor leadership and its bottom line in NAEM's Green Tie Blog! Join the discussion!

Dr. John Frick, CHMM, Retires As Executive Director - Article
Dr. John Frick, CHMM, one of the four original founders of the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management and of the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager credential in 1984, retired from his position as Executive Director of IHMM effective January 2, 2009.

Deputy Mayor of Energy and Environment, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
The deputy mayor will lead and guide the energy and environment staff to accomplish the Mayor’s plan to transform Los Angeles into the greenest big city in the world and transform Los Angeles into an environmentally sustainable city. This deputy mayor provides management oversight, direction and implementation of the Mayor’s agenda for all energy, environmental and water-related issues. This deputy mayor reports to the deputy chief of staff and oversees a small, entrepreneurial team. For more information, please click here.

EHS Manager, Eaton Corporation, Spencer, IA
This position provides environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the client’s (e.g., plant, region, business) operations. Requires seven to ten years experience in manufacturing engineering or human resources. For more information, please click here.

Senior Loss Control/Safety/Industrial Hygiene, Hydro-Environmental Technologies, Inc., Multiple Locations
Currently we are looking for Senior Loss Control/Safety/Industrial Hygiene personnel to join our team. You will provide superior services with established accounts as well as contribute to the national growth of HETI’s consulting services. We are seeking individuals who have the proven capability to grow the services portion of the business. The ideal candidate will hold a technical degree in a related field, and have previous insurance orientated loss control, plant safety, and industrial hygiene experience. For more information, please click here.

IH PROJECT MANAGER, ICU Environmental, Health & Safety, Arlington, VA
ICU Environmental, Health & Safety is looking for an IH PROJECT MANAGER with solid EHS experience, including IAQ, to manage the IH staff at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. BS or advanced degree in engineering, science or related scientific discipline from an accredited university; 5+ years directly related IH experience; board certification preferred - CIH, CSP. For more information, please click here.

Health, Environment, & Safety Team Lead, Chevron, Houston, TX
This position will report to the Facilities Engineering Projects Group Supervisor with functional reporting to the Health Safety Environmental Coordinator – Chevron’s Project Resources Company. This position will be Chevron's senior HES representative on a portfolio of projects sponsored by SASBU FE. The portfolio of about 12 projects totals almost $700MM with project values ranging from $25MM to $200MM. These multiphase projects are in Phases 1-4. Phases 1-3 are handled by the FE Group in Houston. The FE group partners with engineering firms based in Houston, Texas and Metairie, Louisiana on Front End Engineering & Design (FEED). Some travel involved within Houston to FEED contractor offices for meetings. Most fabrication and all installation are within Malongo Camp in Angola. Travel to Malongo Camp required, about 10% of time. For more information, please click here.

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director

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