|By PR Newswire||
|November 15, 2012 11:37 AM EST||
RESTON, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdantix, the authority on sustainable business, has named BSI Group's Entropy™ Software as a market leader in its Green Quadrant report. The annual study is an independent evaluation of environmental management system software available globally. As ranked, Entropy Software helps businesses adopt best practice habits of excellence by reducing risk, improving sustainability, and enhancing business performance.
Verdantix attributes specific characteristics to market leaders like Entropy Software™, including:
- Core sets of predefined environmental functionality
- Strong credentials in key areas of customer need
- Software as a service offerings
- Momentum from a decade-long track records and partnerships
"This evaluation from Verdantix underscores the fact that BSI has market-leading capability for assisting clients with emerging issues in the management of environmental responsibilities through software," said Bill McMoil, SVP GRC Solutions with BSI. "Investment in environmental management software is increasing as firms seek to improve visibility of environmental performance and as Executives manage expanding environmental programmes. Equally important is the trend toward customer requirements of having a full set of environmental management functionality from software suppliers, we are delighted that Entropy™ Software has been identified as being able to deliver on these requirements. "
The study, Verdantix Green Quadrant Environmental Management Software September 2012, assessed the capabilities of 12 leading environmental management software suppliers based on a 115 point questionnaire and detailed supplier interviews. Based on the evaluation results, BSI's Entropy™ Software ranked as a Leader.
"Overall, we discovered the market for Environmental Management System Software to be promising, with most firms forecasted to increase spending over the next three years", according to Verdantix analyst Emilie Beauchamp. "Our study showed customers in sectors including chemicals and manufacturing are turning to software to improve their environmental performance. One of the leaders, BSI, offers targeted domain expertise, reflecting strong environmental management system capabilities. "
Entropy™ Software helps companies automate the implementation and ongoing operation and maintenance of an environmental management system. Entropy™ Software's ready-made ISO-focused framework is designed to reduce time and labor costs associated with implementing and running a management system. Entropy Software's™ modular workflows support:
- Audit Management
- Document Management
- Incident Management
- Training Management
- Supply Chain Compliance
- Risk Management
- Performance Management
Verdantix is an independent analyst firm. We provide authoritative data, analysis and advice to help our clients resolve their energy, environment and sustainability challenges. Through our global primary research and deep domain expertise we provide our clients with strategic advice, revenue generating services, best practice frameworks, industry connections and competitive advantage. For more information please visit www.verdantix.com
BSI is a global organization that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world's first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, reduce risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards. BSI's influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. With over 64,000 clients in 147 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe. For more information on BSI's Entropy Software, please visit www.bsi-entropy.com
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