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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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Tapping the Power of Kindness
By Alex Pollock “I often wonder why people do not make more of the marvelous power there is in kindness. It is the greatest lever to move the hearts of men that the world has ever known–greater by far than anything that mere ingenuity can devise or subtlety suggest. Kindness is the kingpin of success in life; it is the prime factor in overcoming friction and making...
Feb 9, 2015 3:15 PM ET
Andrew Winston Calls for a "Big Pivot" Toward Long-Term Value Creation
Andrew Winston has a new message for business: It’s time to broaden the aperture from quarterly earnings and internal metrics to creating long-term value and solving global environmental challenges. In his new book, “The Big Pivot”, Mr. Winston outlines a roadmap for this new thinking and the...
Jan 28, 2015 8:30 AM ET
Sustainability Inspiration to Nibble On
By Alex Pollock One of my fondest childhood memories was getting my favorites all in one box at Christmastime. The thought of a Cadbury’s “selection box” containing a Flake, Dairy Milk, Crunchie and Curly Wurly still generates a warm glow that I relived recently as I digested the prose in a delightful book entitled ...
Oct 20, 2014 8:30 AM ET
External Sustainability Reporting is Increasingly About Quality, Not Quantity
‘Materiality’ may still be an emerging concept, but according to the EHS and sustainability leaders who participated in a recent benchmarking study by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM), many companies have already developed a process for prioritizing their material risks. Fielded in conjunction with NAEM’s ‘...
Jun 16, 2014 11:50 AM ET
Sustainability 2020: Will Big Goals Bring Big Results?
When many companies published their last set of sustainability goals, the concept itself was still relatively new and external reporting was an emerging practice.   What a difference five years can make.   As we now look to the 2020 horizon, companies are setting their new goals at a time when sustainability principles are being...
May 21, 2014 9:00 AM ET