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Executive Summary

This report clarifies the business value, pace of innovation and maturity of 38 EHS technologies. Verdantix conducted a fact-based assessment of the maturity, innovation, future prospects and business value of each solution. The technologies identified are blockchain for environment, health, safety and quality (EHSQ); digital twins; robotic process automation (RPA); digital product passports; AI-enabled compliance; active and passive exoskeletons; AI assistants; EHS software – graph databases; augmented reality (AR) head-mounted displays (HMDs) and software; digital permits to work; predictive and video analytics; connected safety platforms; wearable vital sign monitors; lone worker solutions; virtual reality (VR) training; critical event management (CEM) solutions; mental health and wellness solutions; wearable hazard sensors; product compliance software; fleet safety telematics; Internet of Things (IoT) sensors for environmental monitoring; carbon management software; proximity sensors; unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) solutions; digital training; process safety management (PSM) software; sustainability software; EHS mobile apps; EHS software – cloud; contractor management platforms; online safety data sheet (SDS) databases; continuous emissions monitoring systems (CEMS) technology; EHS regulatory databases; EHS software – on-premise; and internal databases.

Table of contents

Tech Roadmap Analysis As A Tool For Corporate Managers And Vendors
Key Questions Answered By The Tech Roadmap Analysis
Tech Roadmap Analysis Aligns With Regulatory Compliance, Safety And Risk Requirements
Tech Roadmap For EHS Technologies
Defining The Market For EHS Technologies
Tech Roadmap Methodology
Five Market Phases Of Technology Maturity
EHS Technologies In Phase 1: Research and Development
1.1 Blockchain For EHSQ
1.2 Digital Twins
1.3 Robotic Process Automation
EHS Technologies In Phase 2: Launch
2.1 Digital Product Passports
2.2 AI-Enabled Compliance
2.3 Active Exoskeletons
2.4 Passive Exoskeletons
2.5 AI Assistants
2.6 EHS Software — Graph Databases
2.7 Augmented Reality (AR) Head-Mounted Displays (HMDs)
2.8 Digital Permits To Work
2.9 Predictive Analytics
2.10 Video Analytics
2.11 Augmented Reality (AR) Software
2.12 Connected Safety Platforms
2.13 Wearable Vital Sign Monitors
2.14 Lone Worker Solutions
2.15 VR Training
2.16 Critical Event Management (CEM) Solutions
2.17 Mental Health And Wellness Solutions
2.18 Wearable Hazard Sensors
EHS Technologies In Phase 3: Growth
3.1 Product Compliance Software
3.2 Fleet Safety Telematics
3.3 IoT Sensors For Environmental Monitoring
3.4 Carbon Management Software
3.5 Proximity Sensors
3.6 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Solutions
3.7 Digital Training
3.8 Process Safety Management (PSM) Software
3.9 Sustainability Software
3.10 EHS Mobile Apps
3.11 EHS Software – Cloud
3.12 Contractor Management Platforms
3.13 Online SDS Databases
EHS Technologies In Phase 4: Maturity
4.1 Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Technology
4.2 EHS Regulatory Databases
4.3 EHS Software – On-Premise
4.4 Internal Databases

Table of figures

Figure 1. EHS Tech Roadmap Technology Solution Groupings
Figure 2. Tech Roadmap For EHS Technologies

Organisations mentioned

3E, 3M, ABB, Accenture, Achilles, Acty, Acumentive, Adapt IT, AECOM, Aerialtronics, Aerodyne, Aeron, Aeronavics, AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc., AICS, AIM, AirKinetics, Airobotics, Airware, AKCP, Alcumus, Alcumus Cognibox, AlertFind, Allinfra, Allvision IO, Alpha Unmanned Systems, AMA, AMATECK, Amazon, Amazon Neptune, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ambient, AMCS, AMD, American National Standards Institute (ANSI), American Psychiatric Association (APA), Anglo American, ANSYS, AntsRoute, APM Terminals, Apple, Apprentice, APTIM, Arcadis, ArmourSense, Ascending Technologies, Asite, Assent Compliance, Atheer, ATMPS, Atos Unify, Automation Anywhere, Auxivo, Avetics, Avetta, AVEVA, Aware360, Axonify, Azuga Fleet, Beca, Benchmark Digital, BHP, Big Health, Bionik Laboratories, Bioservo Technologies, Bitcoin, Blackline Safety, Bloomberg, Blue Prism, BlueKanGo, BlueUp, Bosch, Breethe, B-Temia, Buddhify, Calm, Cambridge Mobile Telematics, Carbon Block, Caterpillar, Certified Tracking Solutions, CGE Risk, Chemscape Safety Technologies, Chemtrade, Chevron, Chronicled, Chymeia, Cineon Training, Cipia, Circularise, Circulor, CIRPASS, Cisco, Claitec, Cleandrone, Cleardata UK, Cm3, CMX (ComplianceMetrix), Cognite, compacer, Compare IoT, ComplianceQuest, Comply Flow, ConformIT, ConnectFleet, Context Labs, Contractor Compliance, Cority, Corvex, Cyberdyne, Cyberhawk, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), Daimler, Dakota Software, Damstra Technology, Danone, DAQRI, Dassault Systèmes, DataStax, DEKRA, Delair, Deloitte, Delta Drone, DevonWay, Digi International, Diligent, DJI, DNV , donesafe, dorsaVi, Draganfly, DroneBase, Drones on Demand, DroneView Technologies, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, EarthCam, EcoOnline, ecoPortal, EHS Insight, EHS VR, ehsAI, Ekso Bionics, Elastic, Elecosoft, Eleksen, eMaint, Emerson, Emesent, Enablon, Encamp, Encotech, ENGAGE XR, Engica, ENGIE, Enhesa, Enterprise Health, ENVEA, Envira, Enviro Technology Services, Environment Health and Safety Online (EHSO), EON Reality, Epson, Equipois, Equivital, ERA Environmental Management Solutions, ERM, Essensium, Ethosh, ETQ, European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC), European Committee for Standardization (CEN), European Investment Bank (EIB), European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), Everbridge, EVORA Global, Evotix, Exhauss, Expedia, Express Logic, Extronics, F24, Fabriq, Faktion, Fatigue Science, Fieldbit, FigBytes, Fitbit, FLIR Systems, Flyability, Ford, Fourier Intelligence, GardaWorld, Garmin, GE Digital, Gensuite (now Benchmark ESG), German Bionic, Ginger, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Globe Manufacturing, GOARC, Gobio, GoContractor, Golder, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Google, GP Strategies, GPS Insight, Grainger, Guardhat, H&M, Halo Robotics, Happify Health (Twill), Headspace, Health & Safety Executive (HSE), HEICO, Helios, Hexagon, Hexar Systems, Hexoskin, HGS, Highmark Interactive, Hitachi, Honda, Honeywell, Horiba, HSI (Health & Safety Institute), HTC, Humatech, Hyundai Motor Company, IAR, IBM, IconPro, Ideagen, Immersive Factory, Industrial Scientific, Industrial Skyworks, Industrial Training International, Inform Communications, Innophys, Inongen Alliance, Insight Partners, InstaVR, Integration Wizards, IntegrityNext, Intel, Intelex, Intellect, Intenseye, Interaptix, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), INX Software, iPoint-systems, Iristick, ISN, IsoMetrix, J.P. Morgan, Jacobs, Japet, JLL, Johnson Controls, Jupiter Intelligence, Kenzen, Kespry, KHA Environmental, Kinetic, Knowmadics, KPA, KPMG, Laevo, Levitate Technologies, LG Electronics, Librestream, libryo, Lifebooster, Limeade, LLVision, Lockheed Martin, Logic Safety Solutions, Logical Safety, LogicGate, Lone Worker Solutions, LONEALERT, Lumus, M3SH, Magic Leap, MaintainX, MākuSafe, Maven Machines, MCG Energy, MediLedger Network, Meshify, Meta, Microsoft, MindBridge, MIRA, Mira Labs, Mitie, MMC, Montrose Environmental Group, Moovency, Munio, MyLife Meditation, myosh, MyZone, NASA, Neo4j, New Mountain Capital, Newcrest, Newmetrix, Newmont, NiSoft, Noggin, Noonee, NORCAT (formerly the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology), oculavis, ODG, Ok Alone, Omada Health, Omnigo, OneTRust, OnSolve, Openforce, Optalert, Optinvent, Opti-Time, Oracle, Orbis Protect, Origami Risk, Ottobock, Pachama, PaleBlue, Panasonic, Pega, Peoplesafe, Persefoni, Petrotechnics, Pilsner Urquell, Polaris Learning, Predictive Safety, Prevsis, ProcessMAP, Procore, ProductIP, Prometheus Group, Pro-Sapien, Protea Ltd, Protex, Protokol, Provenance, Proxipi, Proxitron, PSI, QAD Redzone, Qii.AI, QinetiQ, QiO Technologies, Quartix, Quentic, RAM Assist, RB3D, RE’FLEKT, Reactec, Realwear, Rectrix Drone Services, Red-on-line, Redpoint Positioning, RegScan, Reliance Protect, Remote Monitored Systems, ReWalk, Rex Bionics, Rhyton Solutions, Rio Tinto, Risktec, Roam Robotics, Robo-Mate, Rockwell Automation, Rose Rocket, Safepoint, Safety Compass, SafetyCulture, Safetymint, SafetySkills, SafetyStratus, SafetyTek, SAI360, Salesforce, SAP, Sarcos Robotics, Sattva, Schneider Electric, Scope AR, Scott Safety, Selerant, Sentera, Sentient Computing, Serious VR, Serpentine Ventures, SICK, Siemens, SightCall, Simple But Needed, Simplify Compliance, SINAI Technologies, singlewire, SIS, Skillsoft, Sky-Futures, SkySpecs, SmartCap, SMS360, SolusGuard, Sony, SparkCognition, Sphera, Spring Health, StarTex Software, StaySafe, STP ComplianceEHS, Streamline Simulations, STRIVR, StrongArm Technologies, SuitX, Sweep, Swissphone, syd, Symeo, Talkspace, Team UAV, TeamViewer (formerly Upskill), Teletrac Navman, Tended, TenForce, Terra Drone, Tesla, Texo DSI, The Floow, Thermo Fisher Scientific, thinkstep, Titan, Toshiba, TotalMobile, Toxnot, ToxPlanet, Triax Technologies, Trimble, Trumbull Unmanned, Tunnelware, UAS Flight Ops, UiPath, UK National Health Service (NHS), UL, Ultimo, Unite-X, Unmind, Unvired, US Army, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Transportation (DOT), US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US National Guard Bureau, US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), US National Safety Council, US Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA), Valve, Vault Intelligence, Vector Solutions, VelocityEHS, Veolia, Veriforce, Verisk, Verizon Connect, Vigo Technologies, Viper Drones, VironIT, Virtalis, VisiumKMS, Vitality, VR Safety, VRdirect, VRE (Virtual Reality Experiences), Vuzix, Welbot, Wellable, WeSustain, Wishing-Soft, Woliba, Wolters Kluwer, WorkFusion, Worksuite, WSP, XMReality, Xpansiv, XVR Simulation, Xybion, Yokogawa, Young & Global Partners, Yuneec, Zebra Technologies, ZEISS, Zuellig Pharma

About the authors

Zain Idris

Zain is an Analyst in the Verdantix EHS practice. His current research agenda focuses on total worker health and software vendor partnerships. Prior to this role, Zain completed an internship at Verdantix recording major mergers and acquisitions within each practice. Zain holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick.

Bill Pennington

VP Research, EHS & Risk Management
Bill is the VP Research for the Verdantix EHS & Risk Management practices. His current agenda focuses on understanding the evolution of EHS and enterprise risk management, evaluating emerging strategic risks and benchmarking technology buyers’ budgets, priorities and preferences globally.

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