NAEM: 2019 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

15 - 18 October 2019

ERM is a proud Gold sponsor, moderator and exhibitor at the 2019 EHSS Management Forum, being held this year in Toronto, Canada.

NAEM's EHS & Sustainability Management Forum is the largest annual gathering for environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability decision-makers. This year's program will offer attendees 5 tracks focused on EHSS business strategy and value, sustainability, leadership and the foundational tools of EHSS.

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ERM brings sustainable solutions to numerous companies worldwide, and understands the implications of key issues across the industry value chain. We help clients transform EHS and sustainability programs into a business advantage. ERM has been actively involved in NAEM for many years.

ERM at the Conference

ERM is a proud Gold sponsor, moderator and exhibitor at the 2019 EHSS Management Forum.

Exhibiting at NAEM

ERM is exhibiting at Booth #206. Visit our subject matter experts, Aaron Amorosi, Scott Nelson, Jami Patrick and Jay Thakkar. Jay will also moderate a panel on Circular Economy, session details are provided below.

Session 25: Circular Economy: Moving from Big Idea to Implementation
Track 5: Planning for a Sustainable Future
Thursday, October 17th, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
How are companies addressing the demands of a circular economy? What are actual steps they can take to get started down this path and what program areas are getting the most focus? How are they communicating and connect the dots between traditional EHS and Sustainability program efforts (like waste, water, packaging and energy reductions) to a circular economy effort?

Moderator: Jay Thakkar, Principal Consultant, ERM

ERM's Participants

Aaron Amorosi
Aaron Amorosi is a Partner based in ERM’s Toronto, Canada office. Over his 15-plus year career in sustainability consulting, Aaron has acquired extensive experience in the design and delivery of a diverse portfolio of projects focused on strategic planning; management systems development, integration and improvement; and assurance of non-financial information. In addition to his responsibilities as a Partner at ERM, Aaron is considered a valued partner to many client EHS teams. His insight and experience have supported clients in establishing modern risk-based EHS programs in a collaborative and engaging manner. Aaron’s passion for empowering the people-side of EHS programs makes him sought by clients looking to get the most value from their investments in sustainability. 

Scott Nelson
Scott Nelson is a Partner based in ERM’s Washington, DC office. He is a key contributor to ERM’s strategy, organizational design, and management systems offerings helping clients align their EHS and Sustainability programs with their core business. This includes supporting multinational businesses transform individual functions as well as design and implement key processes and new technology systems. During his MBA at Harvard Business School, Scott focused on business strategy and organizational design, as well as the interactions between business and the environment.

Jami Patrick
Jami Patrick is a Partner based in ERM’s Nashville, Tennessee office. Jami works collaboratively with clients to address their environmental, health, safety, and sustainability challenges. Much of her experience includes supporting global chemical, power, oil & gas, and manufacturing organizations in the development and implementation of EHS management systems which provide a framework for maintaining compliance, managing risk, and driving performance improvement. Her focus also includes elements of organizational design, selection and implementation of software tools, and program management. Additionally, Jami supports clients who are seeking to integrate sustainability into their organizations though the development and implementation of sustainability strategies, performance management and monitoring tools, and sustainability reporting.

Jay Thakkar
Jay Thakkar is a Principal Consultant, Circular Economy SME based in ERM’s Toronto, Canada office. Jay consults global organizations on Circular Economy, Sustainability Strategy, Digital Strategy, and 4IR Technologies – often working at the cross-section of business and technology. He advises global organizations on unlocking competitive advantage from the circular economy, shaping business strategy through the lens of value creation and sustainability, and the role of technology in transforming the way we do business. Jay has advised global organizations across multiple sectors on Circular Economy topics. At ERM in Toronto, he is a global SMA on circular economy, consults clients on the use of digital technology for sustainability and EHS solutions, and advises on 4IR technology disruptions. Jay currently sits on the City or Toronto’s Circular Economy Working Group and actively engages on several forums helping shape the broader sustainability agenda. He has closely worked with consortia like UNGC, Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), FICCI, FGI etc. in the past. When not busy helping transform the ways of business, Jay enjoys spending time in nature and walking trails.


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