Executive Brief • Dec. 17, 2020
“The unprepared mind cannot see the outstretched hand of opportunity.”
Sir Alexander Fleming (1881 – 1955)
Scottish physician and microbiologist, best known for discovering the world's first broadly effective antibiotic substance which he named penicillin
Holiday Workplace Safety: OSHA Publishes Tips, Resources
To help keep safe the workers who play a role in getting “gifts from the warehouse to your home” for the holidays, OSHA has published a series for seasonal workplace safety tips and a video, including COVID-19-related guidance.
Safety and Health Magazine

Federal Reserve Joins Global Group Focused On Fighting Climate Change
In a statement released Tuesday, the central bank said it has formally joined a global peer group that is addressing climate’s impact on finance.

A New Sustainability Frontier: Industrial Equipment
Corporate investments in plant and equipment can be sustainable, but they must offer business impact, as outlined by Ramboll Officer Peter Kalish.
Sponsored by Ramboll

California Imposes Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID
Although it is expected that under a Biden administration the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will adopt nationwide Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) for employers regarding COVID-19, some states already have done so, most recently California.
EHS Today

Biden To Pick Former EPA Chief McCarthy To Lead Climate Team
President-elect Joe Biden will select former EPA head Gina McCarthy to lead a new White House office of domestic climate policy.

Managing Workplace Risk with Gensuite’s Pandemic Risk Management Module
Rob Somers, Senior Director, Global Environment Health & Safety, shares how the Perrigo Company is currently leveraging the Gensuite Pandemic Risk Management module to effectively and efficiently manage Covid-19 in the workplace across their enterprise.
Sponsored by Gensuite

Collaborating with Someone You Don’t Really Know
Although many of us are inclined to dive in and “get to work” after quick introductions, taking a step back to first discuss a few key questions with your new colleague will help you get to know each other better and work together more effectively.
Harvard Business Review

Study Finds U.S. Can Reach Net-Zero Emissions By Spending 3% More On Energy
The U.S. can completely decarbonize its economy by midcentury without spending significantly more on energy, according to a new report released by a team of researchers at Princeton University.
S&P Global
Benchmark Virtual Auditing Practices
Benchmark Virtual Auditing Practices
Benchmark Virtual Auditing Practices
How can virtual EHS audits be improved? Benchmark your virtual audit experience to help others in the EHS&S community learn from your experience. Plus, receive a free, exclusive executive summary of the results.
2021 EHS & Sustainability Conferences
EHS Operational Excellence Conference


EHS Operational Excellence Conference
Registration Now Open!
March 10 - 11, 2021
Virtual Event, Join From Anywhere!

From managing return to work to virtual auditing, NAEM's EHS Operational Excellence Conference is full of conversations about business critical challenges and solutions. The virtual format offers you the flexibility to tune in live or watch any missed sessions on-demand, when it's convenient for you!
EHSTECH21  Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase


Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase
May 25 - 27, 2021

Explore EHS and sustainability software systems and see the latest EHS&S technology and innovations. Learn what types of technology and software EHS&S professionals are using to manage pandemic response plans, meet EHS&S program goals, and sustain EHS with new restrictions and guidelines.
WOMENLEAD21  Women's Leadership Roundtable


Women's Leadership Roundtable
July 13 - 15, 2021

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
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.
*We continue to closely monitor the COVID situation and will update you if an event format changes. As always, the safety of attendees, sponsors and staff are our top priority.
EHS&S Job Opportunities
Corporate Director of EHS
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Remote, Eastern U.S.
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Walgreens Co.
Deerfield, Illinois
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