Executive Brief • Dec. 31, 2020
"It helps sometimes to be a little deaf in marriage and in every workplace, including the good job I have now."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Yes, Your Employer Can Require You To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine, The EEOC Says
U.S. employers can generally mandate that their workers get vaccinated against COVID-19, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission suggested in recently released guidance, confirming what many employment-law experts had long speculated.
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How Did Business’s Role in Society Change in 2020
Ten stories that defined the year.
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Harvard Business Review

How EHS Managers Can Keep Their Seat at the Table
Thanks to COVID-19, everyone in the company knows your name now. The pesky pandemic has catapulted the EHS function to the forefront of business operations — which is great (and might we say long overdue)! But, with this new visibility, comes opportunity. Here are some ways that EHS managers can help ensure they keep their seat at the proverbial table in a post-pandemic world.
Sponsored by Antea Group

End of Year Gratitude: How Business Leaders Should Close Out 2020 And Start 2021 On A Positive Note
Let's face it, this year has been a stressful one. As leaders, we were put to the test of what we really were capable of. Our staff has also been stretched in terms of capacity, responsibilities and simply managing chaos. Most teams are closing out the year without having the traditional celebrations that come in the shape of holiday parties, bonuses or even goal accomplishment. How do you move your team forward on a positive note?
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BLS Data On Workplace Deaths Shows Significant Racial Disparities, National COSH Says
Workplace deaths as a result of trauma have increased at a significantly higher percentage for Black, Latino and Asian workers compared with white workers, according to the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health.
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Safety + Health Magazine

Best of 2020 in EHS & Sustainability
Download the most popular NAEM EHS&S research reports, webinars, and blogs from 2020.
NAEM's GreenTie Blog

Top Business and Technology Trends in 2021
10 fields that will see significant innovation in the new year.
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Benchmark Virtual Auditing Practices
Benchmark Virtual Auditing Practices
Benchmark Virtual Auditing Practices
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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

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
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