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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 [...]

‘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

The Definitive Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility Software (CSR)

If you’re looking for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) software, it can be difficult to know where to start. Many companies around the world are beginning to invest heavily in CSR due to legislation and because it’s becoming increasingly clear the impact that it can have on both employees’ and the public’s perception of their brand. We’ve put together this guide to CSR software to help you make an informed decision when shopping around. Alternatively, if you'd like help in choosing the right CSR software for your unique needs then try our free GoMarketWise dynamic tool. We designed it to help [...]

By |July 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog, CSR data, Software Selection, Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Practical Advice for Reducing Environmental Impact in Business

Businesses are constantly looking to improve their environmental impact, and rightly so. With pressure from governments and global targets, as well as business-specific goals, SMEs and FTSE 500s alike are always trying to implement the best, most sustainable practices. Not only do positive changes within businesses benefit the environment, but also businesses themselves; appealing to environmentally conscious consumers, saving money, and creating a long-lasting impact they can be proud of. However, knowing where to start and how to implement changes for the benefit of the environment can be challenging. There are a plethora of ways businesses can reduce environmental impact, [...]

By |June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Tips and Advice|0 Comments

Comparing GRC Software for Your Business

Looking to find the best GRC software for your business? We’re here to help. With so many different options out there, and with so many different features, deciding which GRC software to go with can feel like a daunting task. In this handy guide, we outline everything you need to know about GRC software and tips for finding the best solution for your organisational needs. To get started, you can simply use our free comparison tool that will guide you through the very best solutions based on your answers. Within a few minutes, you can navigate through the complex web [...]

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