Green Quadrant EHS Software 2019

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Executive Summary

This report provides Verdantix's fifth detailed, fact-based comparison of the most prominent EHS software vendors in the market. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis was based on three-hour live product demonstrations with pre-set scenarios as well as vendor responses to a 383-point questionnaire covering 10 technical capabilities, 18 functional capabilities and 11 market momentum categories. Verdantix also leveraged vendor responses from prior questionnaires to maximize the accuracy of our analysis, as well as integrated findings from our recent global survey of 411 EHS decision-makers across 25 industries and 35 countries. The analysis found that 12 vendors currently lead the market: Enablon, Intelex, Cority, VelocityEHS, Sphera, UL, Gensuite, SAI Global, ETQ, Enviance, IsoMetrix and Quentic. Other vendors featured in the 2019 Green Quadrant are Airsweb, Alcumus Group, Dakota Software, DNV GL, INX Software, ProcessMAP, Red-on-line, SAP, SHE Software, TenForce and VisiumKMS.

Table of contents

The State Of The Market For EHS Software

EHS Software Market Enters A Phase Of Growth Focused On Customer Satisfaction
Recent Market Activity And New Product Benchmarks
Future Market Advances And Product Objectives
Safety Functionality, Operational Risk Functionality And Support To Strengthen Software Adoption Are Buyers’ Top Priorities

Green Quadrant For EHS Software 2019
Green Quadrant Methodology
Scope And Methodology Updates For The 2019 EHS Software Green Quadrant
Evaluated Firms: Selection Criteria
Evaluation Criteria For EHS Software
Airsweb’s New Enhancements To Its AVA Platform Demonstrate A Commitment To Continuous Innovation
Alcumus Group Embarks On Journey To Offer Integrated Health And Safety, Chemicals, And Quality Management Software
Cority Establishes Itself As An Enterprise-Scale EHS Information Management Powerhouse Vendor
Dakota Software Delivers Robust US-Centric EHS Regulatory Content, Software And Services
DNV GL Applies Industrial Asset Expertise To Contractor Safety, Incident, Risk And Sustainability Management Solutions
Enablon Maintains Its Position As The Leading Vendor For Both Momentum And Depth Of EHS Capabilities
Enviance Establishes Itself As A Firm-Wide Environment, Health And Safety Platform For Large, Multinational Firms
ETQ Offers An Integrated EHS And Quality Data Management Platform
Gensuite Builds On Its EHS Platform Foundations By Offering Integrations With Emerging Edge Technologies
Intelex Offers Breadth And Depth Of Software Functionality Across EHS, Quality And Sustainability Management
INX Software Offers Configurable Functionality With Strengths In Incident Management, Training And Industrial Hygiene
IsoMetrix Provides Site-Level And Firm-Wide Visibility Into Safety, Risk And Sustainability Management
ProcessMAP Enables Incident, Occupational Health And Industrial Hygiene Management With Cognos-Driven Analytics
Quentic Offers European Mid-Market Firms A Sound Environmental, Chemicals And EHS Training Management Platform
Red-on-line Expands Beyond Regulatory Content To Target EHS Risk Management
SAI Global Delivers Risk-Centric, Enterprise-Scale Solutions For EHS And Contractor Safety Management
SAP Offers An Integrated Mix Of Software Point Solutions Addressing EHS, Quality And Sustainability Needs
SHE Software Targets Mid-Market Firms With Foundations In Incident, Contractor Safety And Industrial Hygiene Management
Sphera Shifts From On-Premise To Cloud-Hosting With Strengths In Chemicals, Safety And EHS Risk Management
TenForce Expands From Operational Risk And Process Safety To Undertake Quality And Safety Compliance
UL Offers Large, Multinational Firms Strengths In EHS Training, Environmental Compliance And Sustainability Management
VelocityEHS Offers Quick-To-Deploy, Configurable Solutions For EHS And Chemicals Management
Rolls-Royce’s VisiumKMS Software Brings The Vendor’s Process Safety And Management Of Change Credentials To The EHS Management Market

Table of figures

Figure 1. Adoption Of Software By EHS Processes In 2019
Figure 2. Adoption Of Training, Learning And Development Solutions In 2019
Figure 3. Barriers To Use Of EHS Software For Analysis
Figure 4. Evaluation Criteria For EHS Software Selection
Figure 5. Factors During Sales Process That Influence EHS Software Selection
Figure 6. Involvement In Digital Transformation By EHS Function
Figure 7. EHS Software: Brand Awareness Ranking
Figure 8-1. Capabilities Criteria For EHS Software Applications
Figure 8-2. Capabilities Criteria For EHS Software Applications
Figure 8-3. Capabilities Criteria For EHS Software Applications
Figure 9. Momentum Criteria For EHS Software Applications
Figure 10. Green Quadrant EHS Software 2019
Figure 11-1. Criteria Scores
Figure 11-2. Criteria Scores
Figure 11-3. Criteria Scores
Figure 11-4. Criteria Scores
Figure 11-5. Criteria Scores
Figure 11-6. Criteria Scores

Organisations mentioned

3M, Absa Group, AccountAbility, Accuvio, Actio, Actua Corporation, Adidas Group, Adobe Systems, AECOM, Aetna, Airsweb, AirWatch, AkzoNobel, Alcumus Group, Aleo Solar, Altice, Amazon, American Airlines, American Electric Power, Anadarko, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Antero Resources, Ascend (formerly Monsanto), BadgerMail, Bahrain Public Transport Company, Baring Private Equity Asia, BASF, Bayer, BC Hydro, Bloomberg BNA, BLR, Borealis, Bosch,, BP, British Airways, British Sugar, Burberry, Cargill, Caterpillar, Chevron, Chevron Phillips Chemical, Chivas Brothers, Citgo, Citic Pacific Mining, City West Water, Coca-Cola, ConocoPhillips, Cooper Standard, Cooperative Bulk Handling CBH, Cority, Corning, Cortexica, CSX Transportation, CVC Growth Fund, Dakota Software, Danone, Deutsche Transport, DNV GL, Documentum, Dow Chemical, Doyle Shipping Group, DuPont, Eandis, Eli Lilly, Enablon, ENGIE, Enhesa, Enviance, Equinor, Estee Lauder, ETQ, EVAL Europe, Experian, ExxonMobil, Facebook, FCA Chrysler, Ferrovial Agroman, First Quantum Minerals, Florida Power & Light, Fluor, Foskor, Fung Group, Genstar Capital, Gensuite, GM, Goldcorp, Guardhat, H&M, Heineken, Hernic, Honda, Honeywell, Humantech, IBM, Ineos, InfintyQS, Intelex, Intune, INX Software, Irving Oil, IsoMetrix, ITV Group, JMI Equity, JNJ, Johnson & Johnson, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, JP Morgan Chase, Kellogg’s, Kering, Kimberly-Clark, KMI, Koch Fertilizer, L’Oreal, Laing O’Rourke, Lanxess, Lendlease, Linde Group, Lloyds Banking Group, Lundin Gold, LyondellBasell, Maersk Oil & Gas, Mammoet, Marathon Petroleum, Mars, McCormick & Company, McDonald’s Restaurants, Mechanical Rock, Menzies Aviation, Microsoft, MMG Kinsevere, MobileIron, Monadelphous, Mondelēz, Monument Chemical, MTR Corporation, National Cooperative Refinery Association (now CHS Inc.), Nimonik, NOSA, Novo Nordisk, OceanaGold, Office for National Statistics, Omnia Fertilizer, Oracle, OSHA, Oxford Instruments, PepsiCo, Petrotechnics, PG&E Corporation, Piedmont Airlines, PPG, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, ProcessMAP, Proctor & Gamble, Prodeco, Quentic, Randgold Resources, Red Rock Power Limited, Red-on-line, Regis Resources, Rivo Software, Rolls Royce, Royal Caribbean International, SABMiller, SafeTec, SAI Global, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology, SAP, Senwes, SharePoint, SHE Software, Shell, Siemens, SiteHawk, Skillsoft, Solvay, SparesFinder, Sphera, Spiramid, Sprint, Stanley Black & Decker, Staples, Starbucks, STP/STC, Sypol Noise and Pollution, Tableau Software, TapRoot, Teck Resources, TenForce, Terumo Medical, Tishman Speyer Properties, Transnet, Trevali, TriState, Tucson Electric Power, UL, Unilin, University of Leeds, Vector Aerospace International, Vector Solutions, VelocityEHS, Veolia, Verisk 3E, VisiumKMS, Walmart Logistics, Whirlpool, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), World Resources Institute (WRI)

About the authors

Yaowen Ma

Principal Analyst

Yaowen is a Principal Analyst at Verdantix conducting research on EHS and ESG information management. His current agenda focuses on digital technologies, best practices and growth strategies across EHS, product stewardship, sustainability performance and ESG risk management. Yaowen has more than seven years of experience managing and delivering EHS and ESG research and consulting engagements to corporates, vendors, investors and industry associations. He holds a dual major bachelor’s degree in environmental management and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.

Steve Bolton

Research Director

Steve leads the Verdantix EHS research practice, based out of our New York office. He has 25 years of experience advising on sustainability, EHS, circular economy, corporate social responsibility and other business value topics. Steve received a dual environmental science and public policy Bachelor's degree from The College of William and Mary, a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University, and an MBA degree from James Madison University.

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