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Measuring up to the CRC

11 March 2010

"It is estimated that around 20% of the 5,000 or so organisations participating fully in the Carbon Reduction Commitment programme will have been audited by April 2012," warns Steve Dingley of data management specialists Integrated fm,."And there is a very real danger that many of these organisations will not complete the necessary steps for measuring, validating and managing their energy data in time," he adds.

Dingley was speaking at the official launch of the company’s latest product, Sustainability iQ - the world’s first truly auditable management system for CSR and sustainability.

"Our research with a number of private and public sector organisations shows that the ability of many organisations to implement an effective energy management strategy is severely limited by a number of factors. Even if they know what data they need to capture, they will probably have to implement processes for gathering that data from diverse sources and in different formats.

"In addition, there may be no data auditing process in place – and without that the data will lack validity and credibility. In fact, it was because of these challenges that we worked closely with one of the world’s leading consultancies to develop Sustainability iQ," Dingley continued.

Built on over 20 years experience of managing operational data, Sustainability iQ is fully web-enabled and highly configurable to suit each organisation’s processes, as well as industry-wide standards (e.g. Defra, Accounting for Sustainability,). It can import data from a wide range of sources, and all data is validated and made available for fast evaluation and reporting, with a full audit trail of origins and any changes.

"The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme is going to be a major challenge to many larger organisations and a key element of managing and improving energy consumption and minimising environmental impact will be the ability to measure existing energy performance in real time. This is one of the many CSR areas that Sustainability iQ can help with," Dingley concluded.

Further information can be found at www.integratedfm.com/sustainabilityiq


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