I know that some people – perhaps many - believe that there is a “trade-off” between EHS and shareholder value. That is, that there is a “cost” to shareholders for achieving superior EHS performance. This is generally not true in my experience. As I will speak to later – I believe that EHS and financial performance more often than not move in the same direction.
The California Industrial Hygiene Council (CIHC), founded over 23 years ago to establish a legislative presence in the California State Capitol for the profession, has historically sponsored first rate EH&S conferences which-- draw dynamic speakers and conference participants into a robust dialogue on the latest EH&S initiatives.