Product Safety and Sustainability Go Hand in Hand

February 19, 2013

An effective health and safety program reflects the company’s sustainability strategy. If the company is thinking correctly about its overall sustainability strategy, it will see the linkage itself.  In order to have good sustainability, it's more than just good environmental performance. It's more than just a robust supply chain that has minimal waste. It's more than just innovation. How does one become innovative? How does one have productive employees to do this? They have to have employees who are safe because if employees believe they're not in a safe environment or that management doesn't care, they're not going to be able to do their best work, which means they're not going to be innovative, they're not going to be able worry about the small things that makes good performance outstanding performance.

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