Executive Brief • January 16, 2020
NAEM Executive Brief, Selected News for the EHS Community
"You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending."
C.S. Lewis (1898 - 1963)
British Writer and Lay Theologian
BlackRock C.E.O.: Climate Crisis Will Reshape Finance
Want to get your boss' attention? Bring them a copy of Mr. Larry Fink’s influential annual letter to chief executives. He said his firm would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainability-related risk.”
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The New York Times

Trump Aims To Weaken The National Environmental Policy Act
The Trump administration is proposing scaling back a bedrock federal environmental law to make it easier to build infrastructure like roads and pipelines by sidestepping concerns about climate change and imposing strict deadlines on federal agencies.
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The House Voted To Regulate PFAS. Here’s What You Need To Know
The House PFAS legislation, called the PFAS Action Act, would require the EPA to establish a national drinking water standard for a minimum of two of the most common PFAS, and consider designating all PFAS as hazardous substances under Superfund law.
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Does Emotional Intelligence Improve Safety?
Find out how lack of emotional intelligence can lead to safety issues and how some manufacturing companies have increased safety by addressing this issue.
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EHS Today

The Best of 2019 in EHS & Sustainability
What were the top issues for the EHS & Sustainability community in 2019? From software systems to salaries, from sustainability to safety, here’s what your fellow EHS&S leaders zeroed in on.
NAEM’s GreenTie Blog

How the Best Managers Identify and Develop Talent
The ability to see talent before others see it (internally and externally), unlock human potential, and find not just the best employee for each role but also the best role for each employee, is crucial to running a top-notch team. In short, great managers are also great talent agents.
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Harvard Business Review
Participate in EHS&S Benchmarking
2020 Green Tech Survey
2020 Green Tech Benchmark 
Survey Participants: In-House EHS&S Professionals Only
Takes only 3-5 minutes and survey participants will be the first to receive the report!
Closes 1/24/20

The purpose of the 2020 Green Tech benchmark is to learn which software and technology tools are catching on the quickest and having the biggest impact on transforming EHS&S. Share your own experiences choosing new technology and software and be the first to receive a copy of the report and a free registration to a webinar with the results as a thank you.
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Upcoming Member Activites
Member Appreciation Week
Member Appreciation Week
January 27-31, 2020
Exclusive for all NAEM Members

As a token of our appreciation, NAEM will offer a special members-only event on each day from Jan. 27-31. It'll be a week of members-only discounts, raffle prizes, a free webinar, and more. Check out what special offers we'll have for you and register now for the free webinar before it reaches capacity. Thank you for being an NAEM member!
Member Appreciation Week
2020 Member Meeting
January 28, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST
Exclusive for all NAEM Members

Get an exclusive look into the opportunities to solve EHS&S challenges in 2020, and what NAEM is doing to support its members through the year. You'll also get a recap of 2019 highlights in the EHS&S field and the NAEM community.
Show Me the Money: Communicating Your Successes in Reducing EHS Costs
Show Me the Money: Communicating Your Successes in Reducing EHS Costs
January 29, 2020
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. EST
Exclusive & Free for all NAEM Members

Hear specific, replicable examples from EHS&S leaders on how they calculated and communicated cost savings on various EHS projects and demonstrated the value their teams have added to their organizations.
Upcoming Conferences
NAEM Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase
Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase
March 4-5, 2020
New Orleans, Louisiana
Early Bird Discount to Save $250 off Registration ends Tomorrow!

Explore over 30 EHS&S software systems, see the latest EHS&S cutting-edge technology and innovations, and learn how to better leverage your existing data. If you’re in the market to purchase or implement a new EHS&S software system, or want to learn how to more efficiently manage your EHS&S programs, this is the conference for you.
EHS Operational Excellence Conference
EHS Operational Excellence Conference
May 5-7, 2020
Columbus, Ohio

Strengthen your EHS management systems, reduce risk, and quantify and communicate the business value of EHS programs. Attendees will walk away with strategies and tactics to drive continuous improvement in all core areas of EHS management.
Sustainability Impact Conference
Sustainability Impact Conference
August 3-5, 2020
Denver, Colorado

This conference is unique because it offers tools and tactics for EHS professionals who have the responsibility of overseeing and executing sustainability strategies throughout their organizations. Learn the most impactful practices on improving reporting to drive business results, setting and meeting sustainability goals, implementing sustainability into your supply chain and leveraging investor engagement.
Job Opportunities
Associate Director, EHS
Aarcher Inc.
Elkhorn, Nebraska
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Environmental Compliance & Sustainability Expert
Nestle USA
Solon, Ohio
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EHS Manager
Data Analysis Inc.
Los Angeles, California
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