Making an Impact: Looking at Sustainability through the lens of EHS

This presentation on sustainability and the role of EHS professionals emphasizes the importance of taking action to create a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient world. While sustainability is often thought of in terms of environmental impact, the speaker urges the audience to reframe the issue to recognize the connection between daily choices and the health and well-being of their organization and their local community.

The presentation highlights the growing importance of EHS data in sustainability reporting, with increasing requests for information and new information focusing on the impact on workers.

Overall, the presentation highlights the interconnectedness of sustainability, health, and well-being, and the role that individuals and organizations can play in creating a more sustainable future. EHS professionals, in particular, are in a unique position to promote sustainability both in the workplace and in other areas of life, making a positive impact on the environment and people’s lives.

We will discuss:

  • Ties between Sustainability and Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental Programs.
  • How increasing and changing sustainability requirements may impact EHS programs
  • Ways EHS professionals can prepare for and get involved in sustainability programs
  • Ways individuals can take action to have an impact in their own communities

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