Independent research firm names ERM a leading provider of digital EHS services

14 January 2019

ERM has been recognized as a leader in the Digital EHS services provider market by independent analyst firm Verdantix.

Their 2019 Green Quadrant Digital EHS Services Report provides an independent benchmark of the strongest digital EHS service providers and explores how consultants are digitizing their approaches to project delivery, creating new services and implementing innovative technologies to help clients enhance and advance EHS performance. 

As guidance for buyers of digital EHS services, the report recommends ERM for multinational companies wanting a one-stop-shop provider of information management services, noting the strength of our combined industry knowledge and deep technical expertise. It suggests that ERM is a strong EHS data analytics player that is helping large, global clients achieve operational improvements.

From Shawn Doherty, ERM’s Global Head of Digital Business & Transformation, “this report validates that our strategic investments in technology and data, as evidenced by the examples of client work we are doing, is what clients are expecting from their EHS service providers. Our deep subject matter expertise in EHS and Sustainability topics helps us collaborate with our clients to create innovative solutions and new value.”

“While ERM has been focused on growing our market leading EMIS implementation practice for years, our focus on digital advisory services, data management and data analytics will help our clients unlock the potential of digital in the EHS and sustainability space,” according to Manish Godkhindi, ERM’s Global Head of Digital Advisory Services.

ERM is also partway into a journey to transform the way we provision our core services through technology enablement. The Nexus by ERM platform has been launched for Site Investigation and Remediation services, and the Due Diligence application is in early adoption mode.

ERM’s overall momentum in the market is strong with sales growth approaching 15 percent year-on-year, and sales growth in Information Solutions (our core digital offering) exceeding 20 percent year-on-year. Additionally, ERM has hired nearly 1,200 consultants and support staff across the world in the past 12 months.

About the report
This report provides a detailed, fact-based comparison of the nine most advanced digital EHS service providers. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis is based on a two-hour interview with executives and practice leaders at each vendor, vendor responses to a 129-point questionnaire, interviews with 11 independent customers representing eight industries who have bought or are planning to buy digital EHS services, and a survey of 145 EHS consultants. The analysis finds that most influential vendors in the market have begun generating competitive leadership through acquisitions, partnerships and investments.

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