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Managing Human Rights and Environmental Impacts in Supply Chains: The Proposed EC Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and What it Means for Businesses with Global Supply Chains

What is the EC Draft Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence? Proposed by the European Commission in February 2022, the EC Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence aims to force global brands to play a key role in building a “just and sustainable economy” through their compliance with rules that enforce the “respect of human […]

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What is an ISO Audit — and Why Does Your Business Need One?

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organization and certification body with more than 167 members. The goal of the ISO is to create voluntary international standards that help companies evaluate and improve current processes. ISO has been creating and evolving standards for more than 70 years, helping companies stay up-to-date […]

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4 Ways to enhance your ESG risk assessment

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing has skyrocketed in recent years. In a 2020 survey, 81% of businesses claimed to have a formal ESG program in place. With the addition of ESG factors in overall business strategy, decision-making has become more complex. Ultimately, risks are magnified with the inclusion of ESG. An ESG risk assessment […]

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What are first, second, and third-party audits?

Auditing ensures that businesses comply with regulatory standards and are operating properly within these guidelines. This includes financial reporting, quality management systems, safety management systems, and more. Auditing has increased in frequency annually; for instance, in 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration conducted over 21,000 audits. Here, you’ll learn what a first, second, and […]

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GRI Standards Collection and Reporting — What it is and Why it Matters

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts have gone mainstream. According to a recent PWC report, almost 80 percent of investors surveyed said that ESG was “an important factor in their decision-making”. Additionally, 50 percent said they would be willing to divest from companies that didn’t effectively implement ESG policies. Despite this increasing commitment to ESG, […]

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ESG Score: What It Is And Why It Matters

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) frameworks are a priority for organizations. According to the 2022 EY US CEO survey, 82 percent of chief executives see ESG “as a value driver to their business over the next few years,” as both stakeholders and customers look for evidence that companies are doing their part to reduce negative environmental […]

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ESG Investing

ESG Investing: Benefits and Implications for Businesses

Sustainable businesses are now driving investment. As noted by Bloomberg, assets under management (AUM) tied to companies with superior environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices in place are on track to reach $53 trillion by 2025, which represents one-third of AUM worldwide. But what exactly are ESG and ESG Investing? Why does it matter to […]

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ESG Software

What is ESG and Why it’s Important

What is Environment, Social, Governance – ESG? Environment, social, governance (ESG) is the measurement of the impact (both positive and negative) that a business has on the environment and on society including an assessment of the governance practices (or lack thereof) that impact all stakeholders – including shareholders. Investing (by individuals, asset managers, pension fund […]

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EHS Software

Certainty’s Audit & Inspection Software Solution Named As One of the 10 Best EHS Management Software Tools in 2021!

Super excited that @Softwareworld named Certainty Software as one of the Best EHS Management Software Tools in 2021! EHS Software Certainty Software’s Employee Health and Safety Inspection Software (EH&S Inspection Software) offers the tools necessary to audit, manage, and report on real-time inspection data that will help to control or eliminate future preventive safety issues. This […]

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What Type of Implementation Support Does Your Solution Offer?

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation support of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts puts together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next enterprise […]

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The Importance of Centralized Software Administration

Last week we looked at the importance of discovering whether the new enterprise software you’re considering meets your organization’s language requirements. Is the solution you’re evaluating a good fit? Let’s move on to the central, corporate-wide centralized software administration capabilities. Having been in the enterprise-level software industry for decades, we have been involved in hundreds […]

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Multilingual Enterprise Software

Does My Organization Need Multilingual Enterprise Software?

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next enterprise software […]

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Certainty Software BI Dashboard

Don’t Forget About Your Reporting Requirements

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts put together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next enterprise software […]

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Behavior based safety observation

Why You Should Implement Multi-Purpose Enterprise Software

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts puts together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next multi-purpose enterprise […]

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Can Your Enterprise Software Be Customized?

We’ve been involved in the design, development, and implementation of customized enterprise-level software for over 20 years, which is why our team of experts puts together this 10-part series on evaluating Enterprise-level software. We’ll cover topics ranging from security, data collection and reporting requirements, implementation resources, pricing/cost models, and more, to ensure your next customized […]

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