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Green Quadrant EH&S Software 2014

Date: 15 April 2014

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This report provides a detailed fact-based comparison of 13 leading EH&S software suppliers globally. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis combines benchmark data from two–hour live product demonstrations, responses to a 137-point questionnaire and interviews with an independent panel of 15 customers across eight industries who have bought, or are planning to buy, EH&S software. The study finds that regulatory compliance continues to underpin investment in EH&S software, with experienced users increasingly looking to harness risk management functionalities offered by sophisticated applications. The analysis shows that five suppliers have closed the gap on 2012 market leaders Enablon, IHS and SAP.



EH&S Software Market Embarks On A New Phase Of Innovation


EH&S Functions Lead On Software Purchasing Decisions
Multiple Business Drivers Trigger EH&S Software Investments
Buyers Seek Configurable EH&S Apps With Superior User Interfaces
Customers Face Many Challenges To Get Value From EH&S Software
Spending On EH&S Software Will Grow Faster Than On All Other EH&S Initiatives
New Buyers Focus On Compliance Reporting, Mature Users Move On To Risk–Based Frameworks


Green Quadrant® Methodology
Evaluated Suppliers: Selection Criteria
Evaluation Criteria For EH&S Software
CMO COMPLIANCE Adds Risk Management Expertise To EH&S Processes
CRedit360 Injects Sustainability Innovation Into EH&S Management
EMEX Offers A Solid Safety Management Solution For EMEA Customers
Enablon Sets The Pace In The Global EH&S Software Market
Enviance Offers A Market–Leading Solution For Environmental Performance Management
Gensuite LLC Meets The EH&S Management Needs Of Complex Multinationals
IHS Has Comprehensive Solutions For EH&S Global Process Improvement
Intelex’s Product Innovation And Smart Strategy Boost Its Momentum With Customers
KMI Is A Priority Choice For Industrial Safety Management And Operational Risk
Locus Technologies Offers A Configurable SaaS Platform Which Permits Flexible Implementation
MetricStream Builds On GRC Strengths To Support EH&S Functions
ProcessMAP Differentiates With Its Focus On EH&S In Manufacturing And Retail
SAP Investments Create One Of The Leading Integrated EH&S Platforms


FIGURE 1. Three Phases Of EH&S Software Market Development
FIGURE 2. EH&S Leaders’ Budgetary Control Over EH&S Software Purchase Decisions
FIGURE 3. Departmental Involvement In Funding EH&S Software
FIGURE 4. Current Usage Of EH&S Software Across Functionality
FIGURE 5. Importance Ranking Of EH&S Data Capture Functionality
FIGURE 6. Importance Of Supplier Attributes For Purchase Decisions
FIGURE 7. Brand Perception Of EH&S Software Providers
FIGURE 8. Preferences For Different Types Of Software Suppliers
FIGURE 9. Preferences For Different Types Of Implementation Services Providers
Figure 10. Expectations For Change In EH&S Software Spend Over Next 12 Months
Figure 11. Business Drivers For Investing In EH&S Software
Figure 12. Suppliers And Software Assessed
Figure 13-1. Capabilities Criteria For EH&S Software Suppliers
Figure 13-2. Capabilities Criteria For EH&S Software Suppliers 
Figure 14. Momentum Criteria For EH&S Software Suppliers
Figure 15. Green Quadrant® EH&S Software Suppliers
Figure 16-1. Green Quadrant® EH&S Software Suppliers
Figure 16-2. Green Quadrant® EH&S Software Suppliers
Figure 17. Green Quadrant® EH&S Software Suppliers


3E Company, AECOM, AEP, Aer Lingus, Air Products, Allergan, Anglo American, Arizona Public Services, Asciano, Ashton Coal, Atkins, Austar, Barrick Gold, Barwon Water, Blade Ventures, Brambles, Calfrac Well Services, Capstone Technology, Cardinal Health, Caterpillar, Chevron, CMO COMPLIANCE, Cobalt International Energy, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, ConocoPhillips, CRedit360, Del Monte Foods, Dow Chemical, Dubai Petroleum, DuBois, Eli Lilly, EMEX, Enablon, Encana Corporation, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Enviance, ENVIRON, ESP, ESS, EuroTunnel, ExxonMobil, FirstEnergy, GE, General Motors, Gensuite, Global Reporting Initiative, Goldman Sachs, Goodyear, Grainger, GSK, Heineken, Hermes, Hess Corporation, Honeywell, IBM, IHS, IMI, Infor, Intelex, ISS, ITT, Johnson & Johnson, Kazakhmys, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, KMI, Kodak, KONE, Lafarge, Lend Lease, Lockheed Martin, Locus Technologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Maersk, Marathon Oil, Merck, MetricStream, Microsoft, Mondelez, Moolarben, Nestle, Network Rail, NOVA Chemicals, NRG, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Oracle, OSIsoft, Osram, Owens Corning, Pegasus, Pelican Products, PG&E, Philips, ProcessMAP, Procter & Gamble, RegScan, Reliance Industries, Rockwool International, RWE, SABIC, SafeTec, SAP, Stillwater Mining, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), TCS, ThyssenKrupp Steel, TNK-BP, Unicem, US Army, US Foods US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Varian Medical, Veolia, Versar, Walgreens, Walmart, Xstrata, Xylem, Yancoal