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March 05, 2009
This week's management quote

"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything."
George Bernard Shaw, Irish Playwright (1856-1950)


  1. Water Efficiency is Key to Saving Energy
  2. 90% of Companies Don't Track Supply Chain Emissions
  3. Managing In The Fog
  4. Are You Integrated?
  5. EPA To Monitor Air Quality Around Schools
  6. Making the Case for Employee Recognition in Tough Times
  7. Job Opportunities


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The news

Water Efficiency is Key to Saving Energy - Report
"In regions where pumping and distributing water requires significant electricity use, policies that lead to reduced water consumption could address climate change more efficiently than requiring businesses and households to use less energy", according to a new report. The full report Water Scarcity and Climate Change: Growing Risks for Businesses and Investors is available for download.

90% of Companies Don't Track Supply Chain Emissions - Report
"Just 10% of companies actively model their supply-chain carbon footprint - but those that do tend to outperform their peers on cost effectiveness and customer service, according to a new Accenture survey." Original survey: The full report The Sustainable Supply Chain is available for download.

Managing In The Fog - Article
If you have struggled to create an accurate budget during this economic crisis, you’re not alone. Read how shorter, more flexible budgets may provide the help you are looking for.

Are you Integrated? - Blog
To maximize your chances of success, David Williams suggests you focus your energies on integrating EHS into the operational aspects of your company. To achieve this, he offers three simple steps.  Read David's thoughts, and post your comments about integration in this week's edition of The Green Tie.

EPA To Monitor Air Quality Around Schools - Article
For companies that operate manufacturing facilities near a school, it should be noted that "The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its state partners will begin monitoring air quality at schools more closely, particularly near large industries and in urban areas."

Making the Case for Employee Recognition in Tough Times - Article
"If you're planning to cut your employee recognition practices and rewards programs -- then you may as well just liquidate because without a motivated workforce you will soon be out of business. Here's why."

Process Safety Engineer, Wm. WRIGLEY Jr. Company, Chicago, IL
Provide process safety support in line with ESH standards and global business activities to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations as well as minimizing the Company's general liability and exposure to operational safety risks. For more details, please see the full listing.

Senior Manager, Environmental Programs and EHS Audits, Pitney Bowes, Shelton, CT
Pitney Bowes is seeking a global leader of environmental and EHS audit programs to minimize their risk and liability. The position reports to the Director, Environmental Affairs & Product Stewardship and requirements include: B.S./M.S. Degree In Geology or Chemical/Civil/Environmental Engineering or similar degree with 10+ years of experience in property remediation, due diligence and EHS audits. Excellent understanding of Federal and State EH&S regulations is a must. For more details, please see the full listing.

Associate Director, Global EHS, Mead Johnson Nutrition, Evansville, IN
The Associate Director, Global EHS is responsible for establishing and communicating companywide safety, industrial hygiene directives and policies which assure minimum standard thresholds and performance expectations are met for all global operations. Position requires an EHS professional with experience and broad knowledge of global EHS requirements and programs. The successful candidate must be comfortable and confident dealing with all levels within the organization. Requires exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others, and drive and achieve results.

Air Team Leader, BP, Texas City, TX
This position will supervise a group of Environmental Engineers and Coordinators who are responsible for providing air compliance support to the Refinery and Chemical Plant. Qualifications include a BS in Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or equivalent education - Five years experience supervising environmental technical professionals - Ten years of applied environmental air compliance experience in refinery or petrochemical manufacturing, with preference given to candidates with petroleum refinery experience.

Director Of Safety, American Technologies, Inc., Orange, CA
This highly visible position, based out of its Orange, California headquarters, will be responsible for managing the Company's safety functions for all of its locations. The responsibilities include: Develop, implement, maintain, and update the safety policies, programs and procedures, and administer the Injury Illness and Prevention Program. Monitor operations to identify hazards, evaluate risks and make improvements to reduce risk. Review and audit injury information and perform trend analysis. Conduct employee training. Achieve and maintain 100% compliance with applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agencies.

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director

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