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NAEM Network E-News

December 22, 2011

This week's management quote

"Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty. " - John Selden, 1584 – 1654, English jurist

Please enjoy this last and light edition of e-news for 2011. The NAEM office will be closed during the week of December 26th to 30th for the winter holiday, and we look forward to working with you in 2012!

  1. Best green business stories of 2011
  2. Chanukah safety tips
  3. Ho Ho H-OSHA!
  4. Five things you should stop doing in 2012
  5. Job Opportunities
Upcoming 2011 NAEM Events

Online Meeting: NAEM's 2012 Member Meeting
Jan. 19, 2012 - Register today!
All NAEM members are encouraged to attend this free online meeting. Stay tuned for more details!

Webinar: Behind the Scenes of CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
Jan. 24, 2012 - Register today!
Whether your company is included in the top 100, aspires to make the list, or is looking to benchmark with industry leaders, this event will help you understand the factors that go into the 100 Best Corporate Citizens List – noted as one of America's most important business rankings.

Online Event: NAEM's 2012 Member Appreciation Week
Jan. 30 - Feb. 3, 2012
Mark your calendars for NAEM's annual thank you to all members. Stay tuned for deep discounts, free programs and much more!

2012 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference
March 7-8, 2012 - Register today!
Gain a behind-the-scenes look at how companies across industry built successful enterprise-wide sustainability programs.

See more of the NAEM's 2012 Conference schedule

And now the news

Best Green Business Stories of 2011 - Blog
Yes, it's December again somehow: time to look back on what we've learned and oversimplify into a handy list. Here's Andrew Winston's on the 10 big stories in sustainability and green business this year.

Chanukah safety tips - Article
Chanukah candles are beautiful but they also present a fire risk. In recognition that the observance of Chanukah makes December a time in which Jewish homes are particularly susceptible to unwanted blazes, the Orthodox Union announced that December once again will be Fire Safety Month.

Ho Ho H-OSHA! - Blog
How would Santa Claus comply with OSHA regulations? Now everyone probably realizes that Santa's workshop is exempt from OSHA regulations, because it sits on the North Pole at the top of the Arctic, out of OSHA's jurisdiction. But once Santa gets into the good ol' USA, things are different; because here, he must comply with OSHA regulations.

Five things you should stop doing in 2012 - Blog
By eliminating these five activities, you could potentially save hundreds of hours next year. That's plenty of time to start projects, give more attention where it's needed most, or develop new habits that will have to be broken.

Job opportunities

Have an open position that you would like to include in the next E-News? Send it to Mike.

Advisor, EH&S, Cardinal Health, New York, NY
Cardinal Health is looking for an EHS Advisor for a recently acquired business located in New York City. This is a newly created position with responsibility for not only implementing EHS compliance programs, but more importantly driving the implementation of the Cardinal Health EHS Management System. This is a challenging, but exciting and rewarding integration opportunity. To apply for this job, visit Cardinal Health's careers website and search for Requisition ID# 11008069.

Director of Global Environmental Health and Safety, The Manitowoc Company, Manitowoc, Wisc.
The Manitowoc Company, a global leader in lifting solutions and commercial foodservice equipment, is seeking a dynamic Director of Global Environmental Health and Safety. Key responsibilities of this position include develop, implement, manage, and monitor the Company's global safety systems, environmental programs, and sustainability initiatives. This job function centers on the protection of people and the environment through risk minimization strategies, while being compliant with federal, state and local regulations. Our company safety goal is Zero injuries on and off the job. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Operational Excellence, this position is based in Manitowoc, WI, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Bachelors Degree required; preferably in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) or Engineering.  A minimum of 10 years experience in EHS required, along with a minimum of 5 years Supervisory experience required, education and experience in Lean Six Sigma required, Green Belt certification strongly desired, Black Belt preferred.

Director, Occupational Safety and Health, Coca Cola North America, Atlanta, Ga.
As a key member of The Coca-Cola Company Safety & Environmental Sustainability Team, the OSH Director will lead the development and implementation of the Global System’s occupational safety and health program.  This will include the creation of needed processes, operating models, metrics and technologies to enable our System to deliver the safest and healthiest workplaces possible.  The Director will leverage best-in-class systems and processes for System integration, collaborative planning and execution. The successful candidate should be expert in implementing strategies and programs that drive performance in the areas of OSH leadership & culture, life safety (for example confined spaces, lock-out/tag-out, fall safety, machine guarding), contractor safety, and behavior-based safety. Bachelor’s Degree and 10+ years of work experience required. To apply for this position, visit Coca-Cola’s careers website and search for job id 21954.

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director

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