What Sustainability Metrics Should Boards Focus On?
As companies increasingly focus on going green, it can be difficult for board members to know what sustainability metrics to pay attention to, considering the breadth of the topic. From water shortages to deforestation to greenhouse gas emissions, there are a lot of important issues. Yet since boards cannot manage everything, they need to focus on the metrics that are most important to the business.
How Can Executives Work with Stakeholders to Improve Sustainability?
Corporate executives increasingly seek ways to improve sustainability, often because stakeholders such as investors and customers demand it. But the two sides do not have to be in opposition and only make changes when one side wins, such as through proxy voting.
What Is the Superior Energy Performance (SEP) Program and Why Does It Matter?
Superior Energy Performance (SEP) is a program administered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that certifies industrial facilities’ implementation of the ISO 50001 standard and improved energy performance.
Why Boards Should Consider Energy Data Analytics
In order to improve corporate governance, boards need to consider implementing energy data analytics.
How Companies Can Implement ISO 50001 and the SEP Protocols
As companies look for ways to improve energy management to save money and boost sustainability, they can turn to standards such as ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP) that provide frameworks for increasing energy efficiency.
What Is The International Organization for Standardization and ISO 50001, and Why Does It Matter?
ISO 50001 Standardization is an international standard that provides a framework for any organization, regardless of size, to manage energy more efficiently using an energy management system.
Leverage Energy Diagnostics to Turn Costs into Benefits
Most businesses readily concede they are spending too much on energy. Unfortunately, just as many miss out on the advantages of energy analytics and fail to develop an energy strategy that gives them a competitive advantage.
Three Business-Process-as-a-Service Case Studies
The Business-Process-as-a-Service (BPaaS) market is on the rise, with an expected compound annual growth rate of 23.7% from 2015 through 2020, according to Markets and Markets.
How Smart Manufacturing Systems Are Transforming the Industry
Smart manufacturing is buzzing right now, but some organizations might still be a little lost as to what this change really means.
Get the Most Out of Business-Process-as-a-Service (BPaaS) Solutions
The growing wave of cloud services provides businesses with easy access to a wide range of technology, often at a more affordable price and with added flexibility. In all, the public cloud services market is expected to grow by 18% in market value this year, according to Gartner. One of the largest and most well-known segments of that market is Business Software as a Service; these BPaaS solutions include applications in areas ranging from customer relationship management to energy management.