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London, September 30, 2015. A fast-growing but fragmented market for supply chain compliance and responsible sourcing solutions has emerged over the last 3 years according to a new report from independent research firm Verdantix. Based on an analysis of 26 suppliers of supply chain stewardship solutions, the study finds that not all market offerings are currently succeeding even as some vendors are growing their revenues at more than 50% a year.

New York, September 30, 2015. A global survey of 312 heads of environment, health and safety in 15 countries reveals customer preferences for 74 brands in the EH&S consulting, software, verification and IT services markets. The new global survey from independent research firm Verdantix, finds that ERM has the highest brand preference in the EH&S consulting sector, the Bureau Veritas brand ranks highest  in the verification sector, SAP tops the brand preference list in the EH&S software sector and IBM has the highest brand preference for EH&S technology services.

New York. September 15, 2015. The practice of publicly disclosing corporate data relating to sustainability issues has boomed over the last 20 years. But attempts to standardize disclosures at a global level are doomed to fail as corporate marketing strategies, national regulations and societal expectations will shape regional responses to sustainability. This is the primary conclusion of a new report, ‘The Future Of Sustainability Disclosures’ from independent research firm Verdantix based on a survey of 260 heads of sustainability and interviews with a panel of 25 experts.

London. September 2, 2015. On 9th September 2015, the 5th B4E Climate Summit in London will convene more than 300 global leaders from business, government and international agencies to discuss transformation in energy productivity and explore how this can drive economic growth and prosperity. Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Energy and Climate Change, will open the second day of the two-day Summit.
London. June 29, 2015. The market for sustainability assurance, provided by firms such as Bureau Veritas, Deloitte, DNV, ERM, EY and KPMG, will grow from $133m in 2015 to $160m in 2020, representing an annual growth rate of 4%. This is the key insight from the Verdantix report entitled “Sustainability Assurance: Global Market Forecast 2015-2020” which assessed spending by 5,662 firms with revenues greater than $1 billion in nine of the world’s largest economies. The forecast also reflects responses from interviews with 260 heads of sustainability.