Executive Brief • Nov. 5, 2020
NAEM Executive Brief, Selected News for the EHS Community
“If there's one thing that's certain in business, it's uncertainty.”
Stephen Covey (1932 - 2012)
American educator, author, businessman
Masks Work. Really. This Shows You How.
In this animation, you will see just how effective a swath of fabric can be at fighting the pandemic.
New York Times

COVID-19 Pandemic: New Jersey Governor Signs Executive Order Aimed at Protecting Workers
Effective today, all private and public sector employers must — at a minimum — require individuals at a worksite to maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others as much as possible, and for workers and visitors to wear masks when entering a worksite.
Safety+Health Magazine

How the Senate Race Could Shape Future U.S. Climate Action
Control of the Senate is seen as a linchpin to enacting meaningful climate legislation.
Scientific American

Effective Leadership Communication in 2020
While our business world has changed drastically over the last year, the fundamentals of leadership have not.
NAEM's GreenTie Blog

Japan's New Leader Sets Ambitious Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050
The announcement, coming weeks after a similar pledge by China, will require a major overhaul of the infrastructure in Japan, which remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels.
New York Times

Talking About Mental Health with Your Employees — Without Overstepping
You may have checked in with your employees back in April when the crisis was acute, but you need to keep doing it.
Harvard Business Review

US Formally Withdraws From Paris Agreement
President Trump announced the move in June 2017, but UN regulations meant that his decision only takes effect now. The action makes the US the first nation to formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Winter is Coming: Low Light, Low Maintenance Plants to Keep you Feeling Bright during Dark Days
Get your home office ready for winter by investing in these easy-care plants. Plants are a great way to elevate your mood and improve air quality.
LinkedIn Pulse
Upcoming Webinars
Creating a Technology Road Map for EHS&S Excellence
Creating a Technology Road Map for EHS&S Excellence
TODAY, Thursday, Nov. 5
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
Free for NAEM members, $99 for non-members

Do you need help collecting and managing better data, adopting new tools, and utilizing the functionality of your current EHS&S systems? Join today's webinar to learn how to create a digital road map your organization can use to advance your program goals.
How Can You Reduce Your Reportable Incident Rate to Zero?
Thursday, Dec. 10
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET

Join this webinar to learn how Griffin Dewatering's commitment to a strong safety culture resulted in a zero reportable incident rate. They'll share their digital transformation story and the executive commitment needed for a successful digital transformation. See a live demo of their current system and how they transformed their safety incident management, inspections, and risk management systems.

Webinar sponsored by ComplianceQuest
COVID-19 Resources
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