Industry-Level Buying Criteria For EH&S Software

Published 17 February 2017 by Isabel Velasco
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Executive Summary

This report provides a unique data set for EH&S software vendors to understand the priority criteria influencing EH&S officers in large corporates to invest in one application versus another, and benchmarking these criteria across five industry groups. Verdantix analysis finds that while the same factors are top of mind for all EH&S software buyers – user-friendly and cost-conscious solutions – the way buyers prioritise their purchasing criteria changes significantly by industry, and therefore vendors need to have targeted development plans and strategies to ensure their messages resonate.

Table of contents

Industry-Level Buying Criteria For EH&S Software
EH&S Software Buyers Prefer User-Friendly And Cost-Conscious Solutions
Customer Preferences For EH&S Software Vary By Industry Group

Table of figures

Figure 1. EH&S Buyers’ Criteria for Investing in EH&S Software (All Industries)
Figure 2. EH&S Buyers’ Criteria for Investing in EH&S Software (Business & Financial Services Industry)
Figure 3. EH&S Buyers’ Criteria for Investing in EH&S Software (Consumer Services Industry)
Figure 4. EH&S Buyers’ Criteria for Investing in EH&S Software (Energy & Basic Resources Industry)
Figure 5. EH&S Buyers’ Criteria for Investing in EH&S Software (Manufacturing Industry)
Figure 6. EH&S Buyers’ Criteria for Investing in EH&S Software (Retail & Consumer Products Industry)

Organisations mentioned

cr360, Enablon, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), cr360, Intelex, Rivo Software, UL

About the author

Isabel Velasco

Analyst

Isabel is an Analyst in the Verdantix EHS Innovative Technologies practice group, including research on all applications of EHS Software, and digital technologies used for EHS services delivery and EHS training. Her current agenda is focused on the market evolution of EHS services digitization, as well as benchmarking EHS technology buyer’s budgets, priorities and preferences globally. Isabel has been with Verdantix for more than a year, and previously worked within the sustainability function of GlaxoSmithKline. Isabel holds an MSc in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh.

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