Cultivating a Meaningful Career through Passion, Professional Development and Perseverance

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Cultivating a Meaningful Career through Passion, Professional Development and Perseverance

By National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM)
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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 12:30pm

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As the Director of Global Retail Environmental Health & Safety at The Estée Lauder Companies, Drena Howard’s passion for her work and leadership savvy have made her a rising star in the EHS&S profession. We spoke with her for this edition of CSR Talkback to learn more about the skills in her toolbox and how she invests in her professional development to advance her effectiveness.  

Why did you choose to pursue a career in EHS&S management? Does that same reason keep you engaged in your work today?

If I’m being honest, I actually stumbled upon the EHS&S profession.  While in graduate school I took a course on industrial ecology, focusing on the life cycle of a product through a manufacturing facility.  Most of the people providing insight on the process were EHS&S professionals and I thought it was so cool to have a career that worked to protect the environment and people! 

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Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | CSRwire | Corporate Governance | EHS&S | Employee Engagement | Human Resources | Partnerships | career development | estee lauder | naem

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