The Impact Of COVID-19 On The Future Of EHS
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This report helps corporate EHS managers understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the EHS function from a people, process and technology perspective. It discusses how the pandemic has accelerated the EHS digitization agenda, considers the reasons behind the significant inflow of funding for the EHS function, and analyses the changing perception of the function and the ways in which it has shouldered business continuity responsibilities during the pandemic. The report also sheds light on the areas of the EHS function that will remain changed post-pandemic, noting why these changes will persist, as well as on those areas that will return to normal.
Table of contentsCOVID-19 Has Accelerated The Digitization Of EHS Processes
Firms Rebalance Their Investment Portfolios In Response To COVID-19
Firms Take A More Worker-Focused Approach To EHS
Executives Recognize That EHS Processes Play A Vital Role In Business Continuity
COVID-19 Management Will Have A Lasting Effect On Various EHS Technologies
Table of figuresFigure 1. Impact Of COVID-19 On Digital Technology
Figure 2. Adoption Of Digital Technologies In 2021
Figure 3. Change In EHS Spend In The Past 12 Months
Figure 4. EHS Software Market: 2021 Investment Plans (Respondents Currently Using Software)
Figure 5. Current And Future Use Of COVID-Mitigating Technologies