|By Marketwired .||
|March 20, 2014 10:28 AM EDT||
CHICAGO, IL and PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/14 -- Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability Management software, today announced the certification of the G4 Guidelines' content in its Sustainability Management Platform by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). The Enablon platform now integrates with Wizness for publishing interactive Sustainability Reports online. Together, Enablon & Wizness offer the first comprehensive service for end-to-end sustainability management, from data collection & monitoring to online publication and stakeholders engagement. The certification confirms that it embeds accurate content from the GRI G4 Guidelines.
"We are very happy to welcome Enablon to the GRI Certified Software & Tools Program," says Elina Sviklina, Manager of GRI Reporting Services. "The Global Reporting Initiative provides a framework for organizations to be more sustainable, and thousands of companies rely on technology to progress in this way. Joining efforts with leading software firms like Enablon is key to help companies unlock the real value of sustainability."
"As the world's largest sustainability management software provider, Enablon offers companies solutions to achieve the highest standards of sustainability performance. Our partnership with the GRI and the integration of the new G4 Guidelines will offer companies new tools to make their dialogue with stakeholders even more useful, impactful and meaningful, a critical capability of sustainable companies," says Phil Tesler, CEO of Enablon North America.
Enablon & Wizness Publisher: A Platform for Sustainability Reporting & Stakeholder Engagement
Together, Enablon & Wizness provide a unique end-to-end solution to address sustainability challenges:
- the Enablon Platform is the market leading platform for EHS and Sustainability management
- the Wizness Publisher is an easy-to-use online tool for publishing digital & interactive G4 reports, and includes innovative reporting functionalities that facilitate dialogue with stakeholders.
About The Global Reporting Initiative
Driving sustainability reporting by all organizations, the Global Reporting Initiative produces the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework, a comprehensive Framework that provides the best and most up-to-date guidance for effective sustainability reporting. The GRI Certified Software and Tools is the program for certifying software and digital tools that contain any GRI copyright protected content. The aim of G4 is to help organizations prepare sustainability reports that matter, contain valuable information about the most critical sustainability-related issues, and make such sustainability reporting standard practice. Website: www.globalreporting.org
Enablon is the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EHS and Risk Management solutions. More than 1,000 global companies and 1 million users worldwide use Enablon software solutions to manage environmental and social performance, minimize risks and improve profitability. Enablon's enterprise-class platform is at the heart of a worldwide ecosystem of more than 80 content, technology and service partners. Enablon is consistently recognized as a global leader and visionary in the industry. To learn more about Enablon and its solutions, please visit www.enablon.com
Wizness is a platform that helps organizations exchange about their Sustainability challenges with their stakeholders. The Wizness ecosystem of services is composed of the Wizness Publisher, a toolbox to create and publish interactive CSR reports online; and Wizness Community, a collaborative network to openly converse about Sustainability topics. Through its services, Wizness enables organizations to increase their Sustainability performance, improve their communication and reduce their risks. Wizness is powered by Enablon, the world's leading software provider of Sustainability Management solutions. To learn more about Wizness Publisher: http://bit.ly/PTnR46
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