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October 6, 2016
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"Don't be afraid to go out on a limb because that's where the fruit is "
Bob Ross (1942 - 1995)
American painter, art instructor, and television host
American Workers Are Not Prepared for an Emergency
A new poll from the National Safety Council reveals that one-third of American workers are not prepared for an emergency, and that's not good news with Hurricane Matthew knocking on our door. Read more...
EHS Today

Why Partnering with Cities on Climate Goals Makes Good Business Sense
Cities and corporations are increasingly working together to address climate change — and finding these partnerships present “huge economic opportunities” for both the public and private sectors, according to a CDP report released today. Read more...
Environmental Leader

Transforming EHS Management with Mobile Technology
What got us to where we are today will not get us to where we want to be tomorrow. To drastically change outcomes, we need to look beyond traditional EHS approaches. New mobile technology offers hope to us in getting there. For EHS programs, we can re-evaluate who they are built for and what they focus on delivering. For EHS professionals, we can re-think their roles entirely. New technology allows them to shift from being the focal point of initiatives towards being social enablers of environmental and safety-oriented cultures. Read more...
This article is a benefit of Intelex Technologies' sponsorship of NAEM's EHS&S Management Forum.

5 Keys to Getting Your EHS Information Technology Project Approved
After much research, you're convinced that better information management is critical to improving your organization's environmental, health, and safety (EHS) performance. It's time to end the inefficiencies caused by a patchwork of paper, spreadsheets, and ad hoc software. Now that you've decided to move forward with a modern EHS software solution, what's next? Read more...
This article is a benefit of Dakota Software Corp.'s sponsorship of NAEM's EHS&S Management Forum.

Climate Change 'Significant And Direct' Threat To U.S. Military
The effects of climate change endanger U.S. military operations and could increase the danger of international conflict, according to three new documents endorsed by retired top U.S. military officers and former national security officials. They called on the next U.S. president to create a cabinet level position to deal with climate change and its impact on national security. Read more....
Reuters

The Extraordinary Decoupling Between Economic Growth and Carbon Pollution is Happening
Because most of our energy has historically come from fossil fuels, rising economic growth has gone hand in hand with higher carbon emissions. But in 2014, something extraordinary happened. Globally, carbon emissions decoupled from GDP growth. Read more...
Quartz
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October 11-13, 2016
Washington, D.C.

2016 EHS and Sustainability Management Forum
October 26-28, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Regulatory Changes Ahead: Preparing for PSM and RMP Updates
November 17, 2016
1:00 -2:00 p.m. (ET)
Job Opportunities
Vice President, Health Safety and Environment
Sodexo SA; Location Flexible in US and Canada (Northeast US preferred)
At Sodexo, health and safety is an integral part of our mission to improve Quality of Life for our employees, consumers, clients and the communities in which we operate. As our Vice President of Health, Safety & Environment you will be responsible for the strategic oversight of Sodexo North America’s safety programs with a focus on driving a zero-harm culture throughout the US and Canada. More specifically, your expertise will be critical to achieve the following objectives - Implementation of best-in-class global and regional safety strategies utilizing a proactive, visionary and data-driven approach that meets and exceeds outlined goals and KPI’s, thorough analysis of risks with a focus on developing strategic solutions and best practices across all markets, building strategic relationships at all levels of the organization to drive results, providing exceptional leadership capabilities to build and maintain a high performing, engaged and passionate team. A Bachelor's Degree is required along with 5 years of management experience. 50% travel.

HSE Manager - North America Zone
Safran S.A.; Sarasota, Florida
Safran S.A. is a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component, defense, and security company. Its headquarters are located in Paris. The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index. They are looking for an EHS Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for Health, Safety, and Environmental management activities at the Sarasota location and provides leadership and direction for all North American facilities, and will be asked to remotely manage a team of HSE professionals within the North American division. You will act as Subject Matter Expert for OSHA and EPA regulations and prepare site and division monthly and quarterly metrics and presents to division leadership team, and manage and maintain the HSE Management System. This includes leading other managers that have responsibility for various HSE programs within the Sarasota site. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution is required along with a minimum 5 years of HSE experience. ITAR use requires U.S. citizenship for the position. MA preferred.

EH&S Corporate Manager
Lightower Fiber Networks; Melville, New York or Boxborough, Massachusetts
Lightower Fiber Networks is a telecommunications service provider with over 900 employees and facilities in 17 states in the eastern half of the United States. They are looking for an EHS Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with senior management and outside advisors to develop, implement and administer a comprehensive health and safety program for the company to ensure employee safety and agency compliance with safety, health and environmental regulations for all employees, contractors, facilities and operations. The Manager of Corporate Safety is responsible for inspecting facilities, observing operations and activities, investigating complaints and ensuring that the company, its contractors and employees are in compliance with OSHA regulations, applicable building codes and other related federal, state and local guidelines. A Bachelor’s Degree or five (5) years of direct professional experience in developing and/or administering a large-scale industrial health and safety program is required. Moderate travel.

Global Sustainability Manager
Bemis Associates Inc.; Shirley, Massachusetts
Bemis is a leading manufacturer of heat activated films, adhesives, water proofing seam tapes, and custom films for many industries including apparel, consumer electronics, and handbags. They are seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to join our team in the position of Global Sustainability Manager. The Global Sustainability Manager will lead the development and execution of the implementation of Bemis’s supply chain, brand (corporate), and product sustainability initiatives, and ensure Bemis’s sustainability efforts enhance business performance and support our long-term interests. The ideal candidate will establish the company’s long-term sustainability vision, mission, and operating principles, and develop a high-level strategy to support it, collaborate across departments to develop a cross-functionally coordinated sustainability plan and build sustainability principles into short- and long-range business planning, capital planning, and operations planning. BA/BS degree or equivalent ideally in Environmental Management or Environmental Economic is required along with 5+ years of corporate responsibility/ sustainability experience including leadership, strategic risk management, training, monitoring, program management in a manufacturing, apparel, or textile industry. Sharepoint proficiency a plus. A history with social and environmental responsibility in the supply chain is a plus. 25% travel.
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