EHS Matters

Welcome to the Campbell Institute's EHS Matters blog where relevant and engaging EHS news takes center stage. Here you will find articles that our members and leadership have found to be insightful and important to furthering the discussion on EHS and how it shapes our organizations. 


An International Health Concern


With the death of one in the U.S. and the infection of another shortly after, the threat of Ebola is a growing health concern, not only for all individuals but also for the businesses that support millions around the world. Employees, contractors or other third parties who travel to impacte… Continued

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United Rentals = Sustainable Growth


United Rentals collaborates with stakeholders to advance their collective knowledge on environmental issues making sustainable growth a reality. They increase efficiency and lower environmental impacts through optimizing equipment, refurbishing programs, recycling electronic equipment and p… Continued

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New research in sight


The last two years have been an exciting time for research on leading indicators at the Institute! During this time, members of the Leading Indicators Workgroup have participated on an expert panel, provided perspectives via survey, and brainstormed lists of leading metrics - overall poolin… Continued

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USG helps build the world's tallest building


USG is America's leading producer and distributor of gypsum wallboard and other related products for the construction and remodeling industries. They have committed to building sustainable spaces through environmental product development while contributing to projects like the construct… Continued

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August's Look Inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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Campbell Institute Shares With, Learns From UK Colleagues


We're excited to share that the Campbell Institute team has recently returned from an excellent trip to the United Kingdom, where we met with numerous EHS thought leaders, delivered well-received workshop presentations, and formally entered into partnership with the International Institute … Continued

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Research Outlook


Sustainability efforts are often seen as separate from EHS management systems, but more organizations have begun to view sustainability in the larger context of corporate citizenship. In fact, recent research has provided justification for seeing occupational safety and health as a critical… Continued

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Helping residents train for the job


NANA Development Corporation is helping to strengthen communities and advance worker knowledge by partnered with the Alaska Technical Center in Kotzebue to train residents for job opportunities as core drillers in nearby zinc mines. "Although no jobs are guaranteed, Thom Schmidt, health, sa… Continued

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Meet SAC - Stewardship Action Council


The Stewardship Action Council (SAC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving social and environmental performance and a Partner of the Campbell Institute. SAC's members include representatives from the academic, state government, non-governmental, investmen… Continued

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July's Look Inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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Schneider Electric makes top 10!


Schneider Electric makes the cut for Newsweek's Green Ranking: Top 10 green companies in the world. In partnership with Corporate Knights Capital, Newsweek published the top 10 green companies among the largest in the world.

Congratulations to our Charter Memb… Continued

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June's Look Inside the Library


The Campbell Institute Library offers high-quality vetted materials to help organizations in their journey of continuous improvement. The following three articles are a look at the collection of best practices in EHS leadership, strategies and tactics that can be found in the Campbell Libra… Continued

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Minimizing emissions through battery usage


APM Terminals innovates through battery power conversation. By transitioning lift-AVGs from diesel-electric to battery-powered they have been able to achieve higher levels of performance while minimizing environmental impact by eliminating emissions. These new systems allow automated exchan… Continued

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Driving Innovation: The 2014 Robotics for Life Competition


We've just returned from Pittsburgh, PA, where the Campbell Institute, in partnership with Industrial Scientific and Carnegie Mellon University, held its second annual Robotics for Life Competition. And a competition it certainly was! 13 student teams, comprised of undergraduate mechanical … Continued

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EHS Innovation in the Great White North


In April, I was fortunate to have the chance to visit two fantastic partners of the Campbell Institute and Award in Canada: Minerva and WSPS. Both organizations have a long history of partnership with Campbell - and both held exceptional, innovative events.

Fo… Continued

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