TORONTO, March 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To keep its customers at the leading-edge of EHS and sustainability innovations, KMI — the leading provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability solutions — has sponsored a new, groundbreaking NAEM report, benchmarking the way companies manage their EHS and sustainability data. The report is now available for download at no cost to EHS professionals on KMI's website. Titled the 2015 EHS and Sustainability Software Buyers Guide, the biannual report includes information NAEM collected from over 170 in-house EHS professionals surveyed about their data management needs, spending on EHS software, and most sought after solution features.
"EHS and sustainability are key areas of growth in today's business environment. We're seeing more companies willing to make a serious investment in EHS software solutions because they have seen the kinds of improvements it can drive, not only in safeguarding employees and their local communities, but also to their bottom lines via efficiency and productivity gains," said Matt Airhart, president of KMI. "We are proud to sponsor and make available this valuable EHS and sustainability solutions research that NAEM has so meticulously compiled and organized."
On its website, NAEM says the 48-page report is designed to help EHS professionals answer the following questions:
- How are my peers selecting and managing their EHS and sustainability software systems?
- What are the purchase drivers and critical business objectives for these software systems?
- What system capabilities do past software purchasers use?
- How long does it take to select new EHS software systems?
- What lessons did my peers learn from undergoing the software system purchase and implementation process?
- What should my budget be for a new system?
EHS and sustainability professionals and other industry leaders interested in reading the complimentary report can download it via KMI at http://www.kminnovations.com/2015-ehs-sustainability-software-buyers-guide.
KMI offers a comprehensive EHS and sustainability solution that can be delivered in four to six weeks and includes tools for incident management, audit and inspections, management of change, compliance management, training tracking, performance metrics, risk analysis, corrective actions, reporting and dashboards — all of which helps companies improve employee safety, reduce risk, and improve bottom-line performance.
Airhart said, "KMI's success in the EHS and sustainability software market derives not only from its ability to meet the core needs of users, such as data management and reporting; but also from KMI's unrelenting focus on simplifying complex tasks, accelerating the implementation and user adoption stages, and providing tools that engage employees at all levels of the organization."
To learn about KMI's approach to software that solves complex safety, environmental and sustainability challenges, visit www.kminnovations.com or call 1-866-919-7922 from North America.
The KMI EHS Software Suite helps companies operate more sustainably, safely, and efficiently. By focusing on a rich and intuitive end user experience, KMI has developed an unparalleled record of user engagement and implementation success. KMI enables companies to reduce injuries, increase the effectiveness of regulatory compliance initiatives, perform audits and inspections, manage greenhouse gas reporting, and initiate or improve corporate sustainability programs. KMI is a trusted supplier of EHS Management Information Systems (EMIS) for global manufacturing, energy, mining, biotech, food service, and transportation companies, ranging in size from a few hundred to more than half a million employees. KMI was acquired by MSDSonline — the leading provider of cloud-based compliance solutions and an Actua (Nasdaq:ACTA) company.
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