Don't Let EHS Be a Barrier to International Expansion

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Don't Let EHS Be a Barrier to International Expansion

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:20am

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Expanding your organization into a new global location, with little or no understanding of the local EHS and cultural aspects of operating your business there, can be extremely challenging. When it comes to ensuring a successful cross-border expansion, there are a number of factors to take into consideration, some of the most crucial being Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and cultural aspects. 

Corporate EHS leaders are challenged with establishing EHS programs, dealing with language and cultural issues, and understanding regulatory requirements and the cultural nuances of doing business in the host country. While the marketing and sales functions of the company may have parallels in each country, EHS expectations, practices, and cultural norms can, and often do, differ greatly. When these differences are not fully understood and planned for, unexpected, time consuming and costly issues may arise. 

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Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Culture | Environmental Health and Safety | antea group | ehs | international

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