social responsibility software Articles

  • Corporate social responsibility reporting

    The discourse of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has gained considerable momentum in recent years with all signs indicating that this movement will continue with even greater force throughout the remainder of 2009 and into 2010. Business leaders that have had CSR programs up and running for several years will tell you that when their programs started there was very little measuring and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Kuwait oil company streamlines emissions data management for corporate social responsibility and efficiency gains

    The Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has long been a leader in addressing environmental sustainability issues. In the early 1990s, Kuwait faced the worst environmental catastrophe in recent history as a result of the bygone Iraqi regime's invasion of the country. Oil wells and gathering centers were ablaze and uncontrolled oil flow was filling hundreds of vast oil lakes and fouling mile after mile of ...


    By IHS Markit

  • The role of the social dimension in life cycle engineering

    Sustainability recognises the interdependence of ecological, social and economic systems and nowhere is the concept of sustainability more critical than in developing nations, whose economies rely heavily on natural resources. Software for life cycle assessment (LCA) is becoming increasingly effective in evaluating the potential environmental and resource impacts of design and supply chain ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Corporate vs. social attitudes toward environmental externalities

    In this quasi-longitudinal study, 389 US respondents reported their current attitudes and recollections of their attitudes of five years earlier on the same questions. Respondents were separate samples of corporate executives and 'ordinary consumers'. A contribution of this study is the clear and separate measurement of (trends in) attitudes on public resources, externalities, and the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Reflective responsibility for risk: a critical view of software and information systems development risk management

    Most ethical theories are based on the assumption that the results of actions are known and are part of the ethical evaluation of moral behaviour. This leads to fundamental problems of the ethical evaluation of future states because the future is by definition unknown. Risks as known uncertainties that result from human action often have morally relevant consequences but they defy easy ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Improving Social and Ethical Compliance in the Supply Chain

    This white paper from BSI Entropy International’s CEO, Hewitt Roberts, provides an overview of the drivers for improving social and ethical performance of a company’s suppliers and the significant benefits of implementing web-based purpose-built management system software solutions to do so. Abstract In recent years, competitive pressures, globalization and increasingly discerning ...


    By BSI

  • Supporting the 'chain of survival': how ICT can facilitate rapid response for out–of–hospital cardiac emergencies

    Sudden cardiac death is a serious public health issue throughout the Western world, especially within rural communities that cannot be quickly reached by emergency ambulance services. When a person suffers a cardiac arrest, it is vital to invoke the 'chain of survival' process, involving early access to the emergency services hotline, early CPR, early defibrillation, and early advanced paramedic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The coming clash of two software categories

    With the advent of the Kyoto Accord on February 16th and the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) on January 1st, and the growth of regional cap and trade markets in North America for emissions, software makers are beginning to take interest in the green trading and associated risk management market for software.Already established vendors such as SunGard Energy Systems have ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • The Value of Sustainability Software

    Through sustainability reporting, your organization is empowered to make responsible, data-driven decisions in order to reduce its carbon emissions on the environment.  ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Westpac

    Westpac has 290,000 individual and institutional shareholders to whom the bank’s reputation is integral. Westpac integrated the credit360 corporate responsibility (CR) data management and reporting software into the business CR systems. This enabled them to meet the ever increasing demands for transparent, accurate and timely reporting on environmental, supply chain, social, financial, customer ...

  • Corporate volunteerism comes clean (and comes of age)

    Here the author examines how a growing number of companies that have adopted corporate social responsibility programs, especially those that harness the immense power of volunteerism, are building the business case for these social investments and encouraging them to take root and grow so they are more than just a passing fad. Jeff Schwartz, CEO of Timberland, a $1.5 billion New Hampshire-based ...


    By AHC Group

  • AES Elsta

    AES Elsta (Electricity and Steam Association), a leading power producer in the Netherlands, has always been regarded as socially responsible. Globally, Elsta has taken measures to reduce its carbon footprint and to minimize nitrogen oxide emissions on its three gas turbines. Elsta chose Pavilion’s Real-time Environmental Management (REM) solution to better manage compliance with the new European ...


    By Rockwell Automation, Inc.

  • Are We There Yet? The Home Stretch of Conflict Minerals Reporting

    What have you learned from Conflict Minerals reporting this year? Aside from the painstakingly long, arduous journey that it may have been, is there anything that you may want to know for next year? As many compliance professionals close their books after this year’s first obligatory year of reporting, many of you are probably beginning to gear up for next year’s batch as well. How ...


    By CSRware, Inc.

  • Costing Improved Water Supply Systems for Low-income Communities - Water Supply Costing Processor Tool

    It was prepared in response to a need to find a robust method of cost analysis for improved access, both to safe drinking water and to adequate sanitation. The manual and software provide criteria and procedures that ensure the achievement of maximum community health benefits at the minimum cost of investing in improved water supply and sanitation technologies. To facilitate the application of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • User Adoption of EHS Software: Best Practices from the Mining Industry

    On Friday, June 17, Intelex had the pleasure of hosting senior leaders, program managers and consulting partners at its first ever Mining Thought Leadership session. Attendees came to our downtown Toronto offices from as far away as Utah and northern Quebec to share their ideas, best practices, and insights on the use of technology in their industry. Specifically, they were there to discuss EHS ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Five Tips to Select a CSR Software

    Upon the arrival of new technologies and the Internet, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was taken to the next level. Social media platforms allow people to access, discuss, and expose information as events occur. Information is traveling at the speed of light. Companies are facing new challenges and are now more than ever expected to respect their commitments. Currently, specific tools are ...


    By Borealis AG

  • Case Study - El Paso Corporation

    In 2005, El Paso Corporation contracted E2 to assist in the evaluation of existing environmental information management business processes and systems, and ultimately to provide strategic recommendations for improved environmental information management for twenty functional EHS topics. E2 established key objectives with workshop participants. The collective objectives identified for the project ...


    By E2 ManageTech

  • KNPC moves far beyond compliance with essential suite™

    State-owned refinery proves its commitment to social responsibility and best practices in implementing Kuwait's first automated enterprise-level information management system Not long ago, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) found itself in the dubious position of being accused of environmental sins the company was not responsible for committing, but having no way of proving its innocence. ...


    By IHS Markit

  • CNPC launches HSE information system at PetroChina as foundation for world-class sustainability

    China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is one of the world's largest petroleum and chemical companies with proven reserves of 3.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent, dozens of international exploration and production projects and over a million employees around the globe. CNPC' success in providing a stable energy supply to meet society's growing demands is matched by its strong commitment to ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Modeling of coastal water contamination in Fortaleza (Northeastern Brazil)

    An important tool in environmental management projects and studies due to the complexity of environmental systems, environmental modeling makes it possible to integrate many variables and processes, thereby providing a dynamic view of systems. In this study the bacteriological quality of the coastal waters of Fortaleza (a state capital in Northeastern Brazil) was modeled considering multiple ...


    By IWA Publishing

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