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March 31, 2011

This week's management quote

"Poor is the student who does not surpass his master." - Leonardo Da Vinci


  1. Bloomberg's Push for Corporate Sustainability
  2. HP, GE and others Win Recognition for Corporate Responsibility Reporting
  3. Busy, yes. But are you effective?
  4. How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Unthinkable
  5. Puma Brand Moves Towards First-Ever Environmental Profit & Loss Statement
  6. Paul Allen's Northwest sports teams lead way in new Green Sports Alliance
  7. Job Opportunities

Upcoming 2011 NAEM Events

Conference: Measuring Corporate Sustainability: Understanding the Metrics That Matter
May 4, 2011, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Register today!
This timely workshop will give attendees an understanding of who the key players are in the sustainability analytics arena, offer insights from leading companies on how to develop an effective sustainability reporting strategy, and allow for direct dialogue with prominent members of the Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) research and investor community around ways to stream line 3 rd party information requests.

Save the Date: EHS Compliance Excellence & Best Practices
July 27-28, 2011, Minneapolis, Mn. - Hosted at Best Buy Co.
Register today!
This workshop will feature a variety of peer case studies on compliance management best practices. From implementing an enterprise -wide EHS management system to auditing and corrective action, this workshop will offer a comprehensive look at how leading companies are ensuring global EHS compliance.

And now the news

Bloomberg's Push for Corporate Sustainability - Article
Soon after Bloomberg's sustainability director, Curtis Ravenel, launched an initiative to green the company's operations in 2006, he began to wonder: How do other businesses measure their impact on the environment? Do they report it to the public?

HP, GE and others Win Recognition for Corporate Responsibility Reporting - Article
Hewlett-Packard, GE, The Coca-Cola Company and other NAEM members are among the winners named in the 2011 Corporate Responsibility Reporting Awards. Now in their fourth year, the CR Reporting Awards identify and acknowledge the best CR reports across nine categories. The full list of winners and runner-ups is available here.

Busy, yes. But are you effective? - Blog
If you could recommend only one book to your fellow EHS professionals, what would it be? Read Stephen Evanoff strong case for his top pick.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Unthinkable - Blog Article
Companies are always shocked when low-probability events such as an earthquake or a tsunami disrupt their supply chains - as has happened after the tragic events in Japan two weeks ago - because of two fallacies.

Puma Brand Moves Towards First-Ever Environmental Profit & Loss Statement - Article
Sports and lifestyle brand Puma has instituted a new accounting methodology that it says will lead to the first-ever Environmental Profit and Loss statement. The statement will attempt to measure the full economic impact of the brand on ecosystem services.

Paul Allen's Northwest sports teams lead way in new Green Sports Alliance - Article
Although pro sporting events can build community, they also can build mountains of trash. The Portland-based Green Sports Allianceaims to make leagues, teams and facilities more earth-friendly.

Job opportunities

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Safety & Environment Systems and Project Manager, Schneider Electric SA, Chicaco, Ill.
Schneider Electric is looking for a Safety and Environmental Systems Project Manager. The purpose of this job is to support Schneider Electric's North American environment and process improvement programs. One of the primary responsibilities will be to lead the North American implementation, operation, maintenance, and optimization of a global safety and environmental information management system. The ideal candidate will also be supporting the North American safety & environment process improvement initiatives, focusing on consistency, standardization, and simplification of North American safety and environmental compliance and management systems policies, processes & procedures. S/he would work with SH&E Directors, and SHE & site managers, other internal staff, and possibly external consultant staff. The job's major outcome is ensuring process improvement and standardization. The position will also support other initiatives led by the Director, Environment and Process Improvement, such as property risk management, including environmental remediation portfolio management. A BS Degree in Engineering or Sciences is required along with 10+ years of EHS information systems experience.

EHS Manager, Ultralife Corp., Newark, NY
Ultralife Corporation is seeking a professional to actively manage environmental, health and safety (EHS) activities for its US-based operations. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter, interested in assuming a leadership role in transforming Ultralife’s safety culture. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of developing and implementing effective health and safety management systems that drive improved performance. The focus of this position will be primarily on health and safety with ongoing support for ISO 14001 and environmental compliance activities. The ideal candidate will manages corporate and operational activities related to environmental, health and safety (EHS); with strong focus on health and safety management systems which drive performance improvement. Requirements include a BS in EHS or related discipline (MA preferred), 5-7 years experience in EHS, CIH, CSP, CHMM preferred, working knowledge of ISO 14001, current RCRA and HAZWOPER training preferred.

Director of EHS Excellence and Compliance, Confidential, Mid-West US
Large mid-western company is looking for a director level professional with strong operational and/or EH&S leadership to drive EH&S excellence and compliance for the organization. Individual must come preferably from a petrochemical and/or oil and gas industry and have a stronger environmental background. We seek for a professional with at least 15 years of experience, and a strong action-oriented, results driven personality. Due to the nature of the search, only suitable candidates will be contacted and provided additional information. Please send resume to careers@NAEM.org

Environmental Safety & Health Technician, Enhesa, Freeport, IL
Enhesa is looking for a mid-level candidate for an Environmental Safety & Health Professional (ESH) position. The technician will be responsible for supporting and maintaining compliance at a manufacturing site located in Freeport, Illinois. The position requires a working knowledge of EHS regulations and requirements (EPA, OSHA, DOT, etc.), and a familiarity with the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 ESH management systems is preferred. The successful candidate should have good communication skills, both written and verbal, good presentation and training skills, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to work independently and be a team-player. Other aspects of the position and our firm will be discussed with individuals selected for interviews. Candidates should submit their resume and a summary of their qualifications to the contact person below. Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in health and Safety or Environmental or related technical discipline; 3 to 5 years of related work experience, and be located in or very near to Freeport, IL. Compensation will depend on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Send resume and letter to: pcb@enhesa.com.

EHS Director, Kaiser Permanente, Fontana, Ca.
Kaiser Permanente is looking for a Director of EHS in SoCal. The ideal candidate will e stablish priorities, strategic direction & manages Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) resources for its Fontana Medical Center. S/he will also manage the Medical Center activities to reduce the risk of human injury, identify potential liabilities & loss of organizational assets. Other essential functions include providing leader on EHS issues. Basic Qualifications include a BA/BA in EHS/Natural Sciences, Engineering or related (MA preferred). CSP/CIH required, 7+ years of EHS experience. Visit Kaiser Permanente's careers website and search for job jumber: 072718.

Have a safe, healthy and environmental week!

Carol Singer Neuvelt
NAEM Executive Director

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