Executive Brief • Nov. 19, 2020
“Just because you don't fit the classic mold doesn't mean you can't be a leader. You just need to find your own style and someone with a similar style who you can learn from.”
Jess Lee (1982 - Present)
American venture capitalist, partner at Sequoia Capital and former CEO of Polyvore
Holiday Travel and Safety: 5 Things We Know
During the current pandemic surge, how risky is it to travel during what is normally one of the busiest seasons? And how is the industry making it safer? Here’s what you need to know.
New York Times

Biden Wants to Be the Climate President. He’ll Need Some Help From Xi Jinping.
The U.S.-China relationship is at its lowest point in a half century, but there are also converging interests on global warming.
New York Times

8 Trends Shaping the Next Decade of Digital EHS&S
If your digital transformation roadmap does not include plans to bring EHS&S 4.0 along, it is time to schedule a detour. As recently discussed at NAEM’s EHS&S Management Forum, sector leaders are embracing digital EHS&S’s potential to provide risk assurance and satisfy investors’ surging interest in sustainability.
Sponsored by Arcadis

OSHA Offers Guidance to Frequently Cited Standards for COVID-19 Inspections
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued guidance and an accompanying one-pager to help employers understand which standards are most frequently cited during coronavirus-related inspections.
EHS Today

Digital Check-Ins for COVID-19 Provide Additional Safety Benefits
Companies that employ essential workers, including union members, have come up with various ways to manage onsite health screenings.
EHS Today

The Power of a Handwritten Note
Never forget the power of a handwritten note. They build relationships. We all need to feel valued, and handwritten notes show thoughtfulness and appreciation.
NAEM’s GreenTie Blog

Hurricanes Are Staying Stronger Even Over Land as Oceans Warm From Climate Change, Study Finds
a new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, shows that storms such as Michael that extend their damaging path far inland are becoming more likely to occur as ocean temperatures increase in response to human-caused global warming.
Washington Post
Upcoming Webinars
How Can You Reduce Your Reportable Incident Rate to Zero?
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.

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2021 EHS & Sustainability Conferences
EHS Operational Excellence Conference


EHS Operational Excellence Conference
New Dates: March 10 - 11, 2021
Virtual Event, Join From Anywhere!

Learn how to sustain and advance EHS while operating in the new normal. This virtual conference offers strategies on meeting new management challenges and opportunities to benchmark EHS programs, including pandemic response plans.
EHSTECH21  Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase


Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase
New Dates: May 25 - 27, 2021
Fort Worth, Texas*

Explore EHS and sustainability software systems and see the latest EHS&S technology and innovations utilized to manage pandemic response plans, to track and meet EHS&S program goals, and to sustain EHS tasks under new restrictions and guidelines.
WOMENLEAD21  Women's Leadership Roundtable


Women's Leadership Roundtable
July 13 - 15, 2021
Denver, Colorado*

Plan to attend the only conference dedicated to helping women working in corporate EHS & Sustainability become better business leaders, excellent communicators and strong influencers in order to advance their EHS&S business initiatives and reach their career goals.
IMPACT21  Sustainability Impact Conference


Sustainability Impact Conference
New Dates: August 25 - 26, 2021
Virtual Event, Join From Anywhere!

For business leaders who oversee and execute their organization’s sustainability strategies, this conference features the most impactful practices from sustainability leaders who have successfully gotten buy-in from senior leaders, engaged internal stakeholders, and overcome key management challenges.
FORUM21  2021 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum


2021 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum
October 19 - 22, 2021
Tucson, Arizona*

Mark your calendar for the must-attend EHS&S conference of the year, drawing 700+ EHS&S decision-makers. Join your peers from leading companies, get exposed to new ideas, and come away energized and ready to implement what you've learned.
*Please note: We are closely monitoring the COVID situation and will provide updates as dates or format need to change. As always, the safety of attendees, vendors and staff are our top priority.
EHS&S Job Opportunities
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Carrollton, GA
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Fortune 500 Companies via Select Search
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NJ, NY, PA, DC, TX, or IL
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