The Green Tie blog

The Green Tie blog

The Green Tie blog is published by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) to advance the public conversation about best practices in environment, heath and safety (EHS), and sustainability management.

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Identifying the Value of Sustainability Through Integrated Reporting
According to an April 2013 report by the Investor Responsibility Research Institute, only seven companies on the S&P 500 Index currently publish an integrated report, or one that quantifies sustainability programs in terms of bottom line impact. Doing so, however, could be a winning strategy...
May 13, 2014 2:35 PM ET
What Comes First: Sustainability Communications or Sustainability Culture?
By NAEM Staff Sustainability communications can be a powerful tool for changing how employees think about their work, their co-workers and their company. In this month’s Network News feature, we look at how NAEM members are using storytelling to engage employees and embed the principles of sustainability into the fabric of their organizations....
Apr 16, 2014 3:05 PM ET
Behind Intel Corp's Conflict-free Commitment
In January, Intel Corp. announced that it its microprocessors are now ‘conflict-free’, meaning the metals used in their computer chips (tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold) are not fueling armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Behind the headline, though, is...
Apr 11, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Developing a Product Stewardship Strategy at Johnson & Johnson
By Al Iannuzzi, Senior Director in the Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety and Sustainability; Johnson & Johnson  Whenever I get the chance to speak to university students about career opportunities within environment, health and safety (EHS), I explain that there has been a shift in focus over time. Having been in the EHS...
Mar 24, 2014 12:15 PM ET
Five Tips for Preparing Your First Conflict Minerals Filing
This post originally appeared on NAEM's Green Tie blog. The deadline to disclose conflict minerals under the new Security and Exchange Commission rule is coming up in May. Doing anything for the first time can be a bit daunting, and with so much information to sift through, it’s hard to know...
Mar 11, 2014 2:30 PM ET

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