Chemical Management Software: Sector-Level Adoption And Purchase Plans

Published 15 August 2018 by Yaowen Ma &

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Executive Summary

This report provides a unique data set for EHS vendors, chemicals compliance software specialists and product regulatory content providers. Verdantix interviewed 382 senior EHS decision-makers across 25 industries and 31 countries—representing firms with revenues of at least $250 million—to better understand their strategic direction, budgets and priorities in relation to EHS management (see Verdantix Global EHS Leaders Survey 2017: Budgets, Priorities & Tech Preferences). The survey results help convey EHS managers’ current software adoption practices regarding chemicals and hazardous waste management as well as their increased near-term budgets and purchase plans across seven industry sectors.

Table of contents

Chemical Management Software: Sector-Level Adoption And Purchase Plans
Software Adoption For Chemicals Management Shows Most Room For Growth
Investment Plans For Chemical And Hazardous Waste Software Vary By Industry

Table of figures

Figure 1. Mapping Industries By Sector
Figure 2. Current Usage Of EHS Software 
Figure 3. Current Usage Of Chemical Compliance Software By Industry Sector 
Figure 4. Change In Spend On EHS Activities For 2018 
Figure 5. EHS Software Investment Plans For 2018 
Figure 6. Change In Spend On Chemical Compliance Activities For 2018 By Industry 
Figure 7. Chemical Compliance Software Investment Plans For 2018 By Industry 

About the author

Yaowen Ma

Principal Analyst

Yaowen is a Principal Analyst at Verdantix conducting research on EHS and ESG information management. His current agenda focuses on digital technologies, best practices and growth strategies across EHS, product stewardship, sustainability performance and ESG risk management. Yaowen has more than seven years of experience managing and delivering EHS and ESG research and consulting engagements to corporates, vendors, investors and industry associations. He holds a dual major bachelor’s degree in environmental management and international relations from the University of Pennsylvania.

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