Avetta Delivers A Powerful Digital Solution For Contractor Safety Management

Published 24 June 2019 by Sebastian Winter & David Metcalfe &
Contractor Risk Management Contractor Risk Management EHS Analytics Operational Excellence Case Study Market Insight

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Executive Summary

This report forms one in a series covering the contractor safety management market, which is entering a new phase of growth and digitization. US-headquartered Avetta was founded in 2003 and acquired BROWZ in February 2019. Avetta then launched a new digital platform in 2019 called Connect. The platform delivers a digital interface for contractor safety management and solves the contractor safety challenges for three different types of hiring client. Avetta Connect is an impressive example of how innovative contractor safety providers are applying a range of digital technologies to improve contractor risk management. Connect goes beyond the typical online prequalification database to incorporate additional information about individual contractors whose behaviours ultimately define the safety record of their employer.

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Avetta Launches Connect Platform To Bridge The Gap Between Hiring Clients And Suppliers
Avetta Connect Offers A Powerful Digital Experience For Contractor Safety Management
Avetta Connect Solves Contractor Safety Challenges For Three Types Of Hiring Clients 

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About the authors

Sebastian Winter

Industry Analyst

Sebastian is a Technology Analyst in the Verdantix Operational Excellence practice. His research agenda focuses on covering industrial risk technologies, best practices and growth strategies. Prior to joining Verdantix, Sebastian worked for Trucost, a division of S&P Dow Jones Indices, and held positions in China, Brunei and Kenya. Sebastian holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.

David Metcalfe


David is the CEO of Verdantix and co-founded the firm in 2008. Based on his 20 years of experience in technology strategy and research roles he provides guidance on digital strategies to C-level executives at technology providers, partners at private equity firms and function heads at large corporations. His current focus is on helping clients understand their market opportunity tied to ESG investment trends and their impact on corporate sustainability strategies. During his 12 years running Verdantix – including 4 leading the New York office – he has helped dozens of clients grow their businesses through fund raising, acquisitions and international growth. David was previously SVP Research at Forrester and Head of Analysis & Forecasting at BT. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University and also worked as a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School.

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