Executive Brief • February 25, 2021
"I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse."
Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910)
English social reformer and the founder of modern nursing
7 Ways to Reduce Reluctance to Take COVID Vaccines
Trusted messengers and repeated reminders can overcome hesitancy, social science shows.
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Scientific American

What Employers Can Do to Ensure Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Equitable vaccine distribution is essential to increasing overall enthusiasm for receiving COVID-19 vaccines: here are some factors to keep in mind as more employees become eligible to receive them.
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Business Group Health

Climate Threats Could Mean Big Jumps in Insurance Costs This Year
The cost of federal flood insurance will need to increase significantly in much of the country to meet the growing risks of climate change, new data suggests.
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The New York Times

Making the Hybrid Workplace Fair
The new workplace reality will be hybridity: working with employees who are co-located in the same physical space as well as employees working remotely.
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Harvard Business Review

How to Identify Fake N95 Masks
10 million counterfeit masks already have been seized by the government.
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EHS Today
New EHS Report
The Emergence of Virtual EHS Audits
The Emergence of Virtual EHS Audits
Free to download
Sponsored by, Cority, Dakota Software, & Trinity Consultants

COVID-19 presented unprecedented challenges to EHS auditing programs. With widespread social distancing requirements and travel restrictions, EHS leaders had to rapidly adapt their programs in order to continue to effectively manage risk. The Emergence of Virtual EHS Audits report offers a first look at how leading companies are executing virtual audits.
Upcoming Webinar
The Emergence of Virtual EHS Audits
Webinar: The Emergence of Virtual EHS Audits
Thursday, March 25, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. (ET)
Free for everyone to attend

Join this webinar to hear data on how the auditing landscape is changing and hear directly from leading companies how they are planning for and executing virtual audits.
2021 EHS & Sustainability Events
OPEX21 | EHS Operational Excellence Conference
EHS Operational Excellence Conference
Less than 2 weeks away!
March 10 - 11, 2021

Virtual Conference

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!
Solve-It Series
Solve-It Groups
Register early to reserve your spot!
Spring 2021

Virtual Groups

We are currently forming Solve-It Groups on the following topics: Each Solve-It group will meet 4-5 times over the course of a 5-6 week period. Meetings will range from 1.5-2.5 hours. Each Solve-It group will be limited to 30 in-house corporate EHS & Sustainability leaders.
EHSTECH21  Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase
Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase
May 25 - 27, 2021
Virtual Conference

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
Virtual Conference

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 Conference

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.
EHS&S Job Opportunities
Director of Product Sustainability
WestRock Co.
Washington, DC
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Director of Public Policy - Sustainability
WestRock Co.
Washington, DC
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Senior Director of EHS
DHL Supply Chain
Westerville, Ohio
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Multi-Site EHS Manager
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
San Diego, California
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Senior EHS Manager
Occupational Services Inc.
San Francisco, California
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Regional EHS Manager(s)
Beacon Building Products
Portland, Oregon - East Rutherford, New Jersey - Seattle, Washington
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