GE's EHS Program: Sustaining Global Excellence


GE's EHS Program: Sustaining Global Excellence
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GE's EHS Program: Sustaining Global Excellence
GE's EHS Program: Sustaining Global Excellence

Presented by Bruce Adler

Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Counsel in Corporate Environmental Programs for General Electric Company

Delivered on June 16, 2010 at the "Delivering on the Bottom Line" session of the 21st annual AHC Group Achieving Results Workshop in Saratoga Springs, NY

This presentation is an invaluable example of how AHC Group brings leaders together on issues of business integration. (Offered with permission of the author.)

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For more on this topic, see our monograph publication, The Path to Growth: Building Corporate Value through Social Leadership (Corporate Strategy Today, Issue X), featuring articles by Suncor Energy, Hewlett-Packard, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.

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About Bruce Adler

As Senior EHS Counsel for GE's corporate environmental programs, Mr. Adler is responsible for significant enforcement and legal issues pertaining to environment, health, and safety across the company.

Mr. Adler served as an associate professor of environmental law at New York Law School and has testified before Congress on environmental issues. He was also a Vice Chair of the ABA SONREEL Hazardous Waste Committee.

He received a B.A. in Environmental Studies from George Washington University in 1976, and his J.D. degree from New York Law School in 1979. He worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council (an environmental public interest law firm) from 1972 to 1976. Upon graduating from law school, he worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region II office in New York City from 1980 to 1987.

From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Adler was Environmental Counsel for Union Carbide Company in Danbury, CT. In 1991 he joined General Electric, taking on the position of Senior EHS Counsel, with responsibility for GE's overal EHS compliance assurance program. He has served as the chairperson of the American Chemistry Council's Enforcement Task Group and has testified before Congress on environmental enforcement issues. He has also published articles on environmental law and enforcement.