Leadership & Sustainability works with software providers to offer you the best software solutions for your needs.
Today there are many sustainability software providers offering different software solutions. For you as a buyer of software it’s important to have a clear idea of what you need and how your software should support your sustainability strategy and program. We can help you develop your specification and guide you to a clear objective for your software solution.
You will need a sustainability software technology that empowers you to build long-term business value based on an integrated approach to sustainable product development, sustainability communications, sustainable operations and risk management.
Leadership & Sustainability partners with software solution providers that offer comprehensive and flexible software platforms for corporate and product sustainability, backed by sustainability databases.
We also offer pre-project support by guiding you through the buying process according to your software specification.
Corporate & Supply Chain Sustainability Software
Corporate sustainability software solutions need to simplify reporting, risk management, audits, strategy and resource optimization across your entire organization.
Supply chain transparency software can create transparency and reduce risk with software that equips you to understand, measure, and improve sustainability throughout your supply chain.
Here are a few examples of the functions you may be looking for:
Sustainability Planning, Reporting & Management
Automated data collection, powerful reporting tools, and advanced planning features make disclosure and performance management efficient, accurate, and simple.
Access all the data and tools you need in one place to efficiently reduce risks and improve EHS operations. Manage energy and carbon emissions, water and waste water, air emissions, use of chemicals, waste streams and more.
Monitor and optimize energy use across your entire organization and/ or across all your supplier partners.
Building Portfolio Management
Fulfill investor demand and increase the value of your real estate portfolio with a scalable approach to sustainability.
Productively collaborate with your suppliers to ensure compliance and build capacity. Manage self-assessments, audits and other supplier-facing programs, such as energy conservation programs.
Read more about how to develop a Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy here.
Product Sustainability Software
Bring more sustainable products to market faster with sustainability software that helps you evaluate products for environmental impact and collaborate more efficiently.
Functions you may be looking for:
Product Design & Innovation
Bring more sustainable products to market faster with tools that help you benchmark materials and manufacturing locations.
Product & Portfolio Reporting
Quickly move from identifying product hotspots to determining solutions.
Easily screen all the materials in your supply chain for compliance with regulations.
Lifecycle Engineering and LCA Software
The lighter your environmental impact, the greater your potential for success.
Read more about Sustainable Product Portfolios here.
Pre-studies for Software Projects
Once you have decided to buy a software solution the actual work on your specification begins. How do you identify and document your needs? How do you communicate your needs to your software providers?
We can help you do the research to identify which software providers are contributing the software solutions you need and screen them for the priority features relevant to your business. We guide you through the work of writing a specification or a Request for Proposal or we even write them for you.
Your benefits are for example better overview better management of data, better results follow-up and reporting, improved benchmarking, improved operational efficiency, decreased operational expenses, minimized risks and improved asset utilization.
Are you conducting audits without an audit protocol to guide you through the audit? Are you using several different audit tools? Do you have own manufacturing units or suppliers that use different tools and you would like to have only one master tool that include all the others? Would you like to merge several different tools? Do you have one tool for specific manufacturing processes but would like to adjust it for suitability in other manufacturing processes or supplier groups? Contact us to discuss how we can support you.
Are you an investor applying rating approaches to your investment objects and would like to expand or refine the sustainability rating approach? Do you intend to begin rating product portfolios? We help you define scope and approach and can develop the corresponding rating tools, as well as guidance, for you.
Manuals for sustainability management, for ISO 14001, for OHSAS 18001, for SA 8000, for ISO 26000, etc., are often difficult to develop in a consistent and simple manner, so that the system can run effectively without an administrative burden. We can support you in developing these manuals and others.
Tools Consulting Services
- Audit Protocols
- Rating Approaches
- Company Rating
- Product and Product Portfolio Rating
- Rating tools
- Rating Guidance
- Guidance related to energy savings, energy audits, water conservation, waste water management, discharge management, hazardous chemicals and chemicals management, waste management, health & safety, and more.
- Guidance related to improving working conditions.
- Sustainability or Environmental Management Accounting guidance