NAEM Creates Robust Profile of EHS & Sustainability Profession

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NAEM Creates Robust Profile of EHS & Sustainability Profession

As the largest professional association for corporate enviornment, health and safety (EHS), and sustainability leaders, NAEM is the authority on the profession. This ongoing research initiative documents the organizational design, staff levels, budgets, responsibilities and the definition of this cross-disciplinary function within businesses.  The series of reports include:

2012 EHS & Sustainability Staffing and Structure: This report is the most comprehensive benchmark of how companies are structured to meet their EHS and sustainability goals. Based on input from 199 corporate  leaders from across industry, this report provides an in-depth look at EHS and sustainability departmental structures, staffing, responsibilities, budgets and spending. It also documents the evolving scope of the EHS function, including the role of the EHS manager in developing, managing and reporting on corporate sustainability initiatives. To order a copy of the report or to download a free Executive Summary, please visit:

Hiring the Right Talent: Key Competencies for the EHS & Sustainability Function: Developed in partnership with a committee of corporate leaders, this robust benchmarking survey identifies the skills, knowledge areas and attributes of environment, health and safety, and sustainability (EHS&S) leaders. With questions that address both technical and 'soft' skills, as well as specific responsibilities, the survey findings will provide a detailed portrait of the professionals who are leading a broad range of regulatory compliance and strategic environmental programs for their companies. To learn more about the survey design or to purchase a copy of the report, please visit


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NAEM Introduces Career Stage Benchmarks for Individual EHS & Sustainability Leaders
August 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today NAEM announced it is making its career benchmarking data more accessible to those corporate EHS and sustainability leaders who want to see how their salaries, skills and career ambitions compare with their peers.  Each report in NAEM's new 'Career Profiles' series contains detailed charts on the education, professional background, certifications,...
Aug 17, 2016 9:30 AM ET
Navigating a Career in EHS
NAEM’s forthcoming research report EHS & Sustainability Career Profiles and Skills for Success, which includes both quantitative analysis and qualitative interviews with longtime Environmental, Health and Safety professionals, has revealed an overwhelming truth:...
Dec 2, 2015 2:00 PM ET
New NAEM Research Identifies Five EHS Career Stages
WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association for Environmental Management will be releasing a research report in November that examines the core competencies, attributes, and responsibilities of EHS professionals at different stages of their career.  This report continues NAEM’s ongoing research series which aims to provide a comprehensive benchmark of the corporate EHS and sustainability...
Oct 28, 2015 11:00 AM ET
Becoming an Effective EHS & Sustainability Leader Without Adding an "S" to Your Undershirt
By Bruce Klafter, Vice President of Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibilty with Flextronics International How many of us have wondered at times whether we had all of the requisite knowledge and skills within our very lean EHS and sustainability teams to get the job done? Depending on the company, the list of responsibilities could include: ...
Jan 22, 2015 9:00 AM ET
NAEM Releases Comprehensive Portrait of the EHS and Sustainability Professional
January 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today NAEM released its latest benchmarking study on the skills, knowledge areas and attributes of environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals. NAEM Executive Director Carol Singer Neuvelt said the report sheds new light on the unique attributes of a function that leads through collaboration and influence.   “Never before...
Jan 21, 2015 2:20 PM ET