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How to Turn Sustainability Insights into Value Creating Opportunities

Organisations embracing Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practises as a driver of value creation are leading the transition to a more sustainable economy. As the world enters a new age, those leading the charge will be rewarded whilst laggards’ risk being left behind. With over 40 years of experience in sustainability data management, SustainIt drives positive change in SMEs and FTSE500s by delivering end-to-end data solutions for our clients. Using our expertise in this area, this blog offers industry insights into how to create value through data analytics, science-based targets, green funds, and social impact. How to use ESG to [...]

Improve Supply Chain Management in 6 Simple Steps

For every business, efficiency and effectiveness are both key in ensuring maximal profitability. No clearer is this than in the supply chain, where mutual dependence between suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers means that everyone has to be on their toes to ensure the consumer gets their good or service on time, to the required standard and at the right price. In the supply chain, things can go wrong, and waste can be a problem for supply chain supervisors and executives to deal with. Managing the supply chain from upstream to downstream is a must, but it can sometimes be difficult to [...]

Becoming a Net Zero Business

Net zero is becoming an increasingly important talking point in organisations worldwide. With mounting societal and ecological pressure, businesses are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and encourage net zero practices across their entire workflow. While many of us are familiar with net zero as a concept, what does it actually look like in practice, and what changes do businesses need to make (and stick to) in order to become sustainably net zero? At SustainIt, we work with businesses to incorporate sustainability data into their decision-making processes, helping them to take the right steps towards net zero using [...]

An Overview of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) are an important set of benchmarks that are relevant to a wide variety of sectors internationally. For any organisation interested in generating long-term shareholder value and genuinely striving for sustainability, these indices are incredibly influential. The DJSIs can be a difficult concept to understand initially, that’s why we've put together this brief overview to run you through the basic concepts of the DJSIs without the jargon and clutter that otherwise makes them so inaccessible. What are the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices? Launched in 1999, The DJSIs are a group of best-in-class benchmarks designed for [...]

SustainIt’s most recent collaboration with IsoMetrix, leading developer of software solutions

Here at SustainIt, we're pleased to announce our recent collaboration with IsoMetrix, a leading developer of software solutions for integrated risk management. We have collaborated to provide our clients with an optimised risk management solution. At SustainIt, we have always been on hand to assist our clients in optimising their software solutions to get the most out of their sustainability data. As we continue to provide this service, IsoMetrix supplies their leading EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) products. “SustainIt is able to drive positive change with [IsoMetrix’s] clients by guiding and assisting them in [...]

Comparing the Best Safety Management Software?

Health & safety at the workplace – something that we work hard to achieve on a day-to-day basis. The problem is, as your business grows, so do your safety concerns, which can prove difficult as an organisation reaches substantially larger sizes. We’ve come a long way from the factories of Victorian England, but there’s still a lot to consider when looking to improve your health & safety procedures. Many businesses implement safety management software (HSE) into their workflow in order to streamline their processes, but what is HSE, why do you need it and how on Earth do you choose [...]

‘Code red for humanity’? A Summary of the 2021 IPCC Report.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have released part of its Sixth Assessment Report this week, which details the current state of the global climate crisis. Since the release of the report, the bleak findings are ‘a code red for humanity’, as described by UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres. Here, we are providing a summary of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly news outlined in the report, including their recommended actions as well as actions we recommend you take that can help improve the climate crisis.   The Good: Deliberate removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere could [...]

Improving Stakeholder Engagement for Organisational Growth

Stakeholders are, naturally, a driving force for change in any organisation. As a result, it’s important to ensure that your stakeholders’ needs are met, and that you’re adjusting your engagement strategies to suit the individual. When looking to improve your stakeholder engagement, it’s important to note that this is an ongoing process – it’s of little use to only put in effort intermittently. Your strategy needs to involve frequent communication and well thought out activities that delight and impress in equal measure. No matter what your approach is, it’s vital that you make intelligent use of data when looking to [...]

Business Intelligence Strategies for SMEs

It’s common knowledge that using data to inform your decisions is a great way to drive growth, but the term ‘data’ is so broad, and ‘growth’ is rather subjective. This can result in conflicting advice and crossed wires. Business intelligence (BI) is a broad term referring to the use of key data analysis to inform your business’ growth. There are so many things to consider – how will you gather your data? What data is actually useful? How will you use this data to drive growth? What tools are right for your business? It’s incredibly easy to get overwhelmed, especially [...]

How to Become an EHS Manager

Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) managers play a vital role within all sorts of organisations. From large multinational corporations to smaller start-ups, EHS managers help maintain safe working procedures, protecting employees and the environment from potential risks. Corporate environmental footprints, supply chain ethics, employee rights and equality in the workplace are all topics that are grabbing headlines around the world and fall within the daily role of EHS managers. The term “HSE” (Health, Safety and Environment) can also be used to describe this job role. In this article, we delve into what a EHS manager does and tips for becoming [...]

By |July 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog, EHS Software, Software Selection, Tips and Advice|0 Comments

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