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December 1, 2021

CONFORMIT was named amongst ones of the most Control of Work prominent solutions by an independent research firm

Verdantix’s report, published in June 2021, provides individuals who are responsible for the selection, implementation, and management of commercial control of work software solutions with the information required to inform and justify their decisions. 

 

 

 

Saguenay, Canada, 2021 – In its Buyer’s Guide: Control of Work Software Applications, Verdantix listed the 13 job control software vendors that met the profile’s inclusion criteria, and CONFORMiT was one of them. As a result, CONFORMiT was recognised as ones of the most prominent solutions helping workers to be more productive tanks to the “increased automation, organization and situational awareness that these (solutions) delivers to the task at hand.”

 

What is Control of Work?  

As mentioned by Verdantix: “The control of work software market has gained a lot of interest in the past three years with operations and safety leaders looking for digital solutions that can help in getting work done in a timely

November 25, 2021

ESG investing has a sustainability blind spot: supply chains

If you own stocks, chances are good you have heard the term ESG . It stands for environmental, social, and governance, and it’s a way to laud corporate leaders who take sustainability—including climate change—and social responsibility seriously, and punish those who do not. In less than two decades since a United Nations report drew attention to the concept, ESG investing has evolved into a $35 trillion industry . Money managers overseeing one-third of total U.S. assets under management said they used ESG criteria in 2020 , and by 2025 global assets managed in portfolios labeled “ESG” are expected to reach $53 trillion . These investments have gained momentum in part because they cater to investors’ growing desire to have a positive impact on society. By quantifying a company’s actions and outcomes on environmental, social, and governance issues, ESG measures offer investors a way to make informed trading decisions. However, […]

November 25, 2021
Why ESG and Sustainability Risk is a Visibility Problem

Why ESG and Sustainability Risk is a Visibility Problem

ipopba – stock.adobe.com Supply chains change lives, create livelihoods and make life as we know it possible. They lift millions out of poverty, ensure the delivery of critical materials and support consumer needs and wants in the form of video games, toys, cars, clothing and home goods. While overall a source for good, there is still a cost to keeping supply chains running, and that price is often paid by the impoverished, the desperate and the environment. Recently the prevalence of cell phone footage, social media and non-government organizations (NGOs) have brought this dark side of supply chains to the forefront, and for companies, the days of plausible deniability are over. From a supply chain risk standpoint, this is where environmental, social, governance (ESG) and sustainability assessments, monitoring and screening come in. Supply chain experts need to make sure supply chains are clean and clear and that there are […]

November 25, 2021
NEXTDC : How operational excellence is helping reduce organisational risk

NEXTDC : How operational excellence is helping reduce organisational risk

‘Excellence’ is a word bandied around freely in the modern world; not always appropriately. For organisations trying to advance their digital transformation strategy and get the best out of Hybrid IT, it’s a moving target of achieving resilience, risk mitigation , consistently high performance, and the flexibility to facilitate decisive change. Faultlessly serving your customers is dependent upon nothing short of 100% commitment to: Service availability Safety and sustainability; Impenetrable security; and Outstanding customer service. Risk mitigation is a huge operational challenge and compliance failure in any of the above can hugely impact the broader business strategy. Pursuing excellence in the way we operate our facilities is rooted in the need for our customers to eliminate inherent risk associated with the cloud migration projects that are transforming every aspect of their organisations. Excellence by design These outcomes don’t materialise out of thin air. There are always people, processes, and […]

November 24, 2021
Sustainability Packaging: How Committed is Your Brand?

Sustainability Packaging: How Committed is Your Brand?

Courtesy of LPS Industries As the country and the world continue to work towards decreasing pollution and reducing the carbon footprint, producers of flexible packaging need to be responsive to how it is perceived. Being able to recycle packaging is becoming more and more important to consumers. At the same time, consumers continue to want convenience and safety for their packaged goods, as well as freshness. But what is sustainable packaging? SustainablePackaging.org offers this definition: Sustainable Packaging: Is beneficial, safe, and healthy for individuals and communities throughout its life cycle Meets market criteria for both performance and cost Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy Optimizes the use of renewable or recycled source materials Is manufactured using clean production technologies and best practices Is made from materials that are healthy throughout the life cycle Is physically designed to optimize materials and energy Is effectively recovered and utilized […]

November 24, 2021
Women are the mining industry's major hope

Women are the mining industry’s major hope

The mining industry can afford to be left out of changes to society. Viewpoint Hogsback The mining industry needs to incorporate the diverse values of the broader community if it hopes to gain the support of political and corporate leadership. Increasingly, diversity in the workplace is being adopted across the broad spectrum of Australian society. This is slowly but surely changing the culture of workplaces – making them more inclusive and flexible to the varied needs of the different groups represented in working teams. The mining industry cannot afford to be left out of this change if it does not want to be branded a pariah. Coal mining is already struggling to maintain its social licence to operate in Australia with the growing emphasis on controlling climate change and the global urgency to reach net zero by 2050. This is despite coal being Australia’s second largest export and […]

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