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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Credentials Remain Valuable Professional Asset
Brad Waldron first noticed the value of his Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) credential the year that the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA) recognized his achievement with a purple ribbon for his annual conference badge.   “I remember that being the first year where doors started to open for me,” said Mr. Waldron, Corporate Manager of Environmental...
Jul 1, 2013 2:30 PM ET
Using Materiality to Clarify Sustainability Priorities
By Sandy NessingDirector of Sustainability & ESH Strategy & Design for American Electric Power Co. Inc.  Companies are besieged with surveys, ratings, rankings and stakeholder demands for greater transparency and disclosure of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. The demand for information is...
Jun 17, 2013 3:45 PM ET
Good Safety Metrics Change Behavior
When it comes to safety metrics, David Newman, Director of EHS for Comcast, prefers those that change behavior. “In my head, most or all metrics should drive some type of behavior,” said Mr. Newman, whose territory spans from Maine to North Carolina. “And if there’s no chance that they’ll drive any behavior at all, I have to wonder why we’re keeping them.”   ...
May 6, 2013 2:35 PM ET

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