Use Case
Impact Reporting

Reporting the positive impact of your business requires data. Ecometrica Sustainability allows for robust data collection, calculation and reporting for all your metrics.

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Background

Impact reporting can take many different forms and is often bespoke to every organisation. While protocols provide a framework for data collection and reporting, aligning it to different businesses structures and priorities requires careful consideration. 

Ecometrica Sustainability is a flexible data collection, analysis and reporting platform. Use ready-made questionnaires and metrics, or define your own. Collect data across all geographies to the granularity you need without the worry of version control or missing data. 

Three examples of impact reporting using Ecometrica Sustainability are presented below. Get in contact to understand how Ecometrica Sustainability could help your organisation’s reporting. 

Benefits of using Ecometrica Sustainability for Impact Reporting


Expert Support
Ecometrica’s analysts have years of experience in collecting and analysing data. Extract the full potential of your data with impartial analyst expertise.


Shareable outputs
Share reports, visual dashboards, raw data, or individual graphs with anyone in your organisation to increase awareness and alignment with objectives.

 


Transparency
No black boxes, every piece of data comes with a complete audit trail for all the calculation steps, including all the factors and assumptions used and their source.


Flexible data
Enter data once and use it for multiple protocols, outputs and reports without the worry of version control or formula changes.

 


Visualise and track
Use the wide array of visualisations and dashboards available to help you track your impact down to the asset level to contribute to your ambitious target.


Custom categories
Different businesses have different requirements. Ensure you are reporting in the way you want to the standards you want.

Social Impact Reporting

Ecometrica Sustainability has a host of pre-made question collections for reporting on corporate donations, employee volunteering, and pro-bono time. Individual users at the site/ team level can enter data alongside bulk uploads so you can be sure you don’t miss any data.

Track your social impact metrics down individual offices, teams and geographies. Learn from teams that are performing well and contributing to social impact targets. Use seniority levels to calculate value of time volunteered/ offered. 

Reflect corporate exchange rates and operating currencies to align with already active financial reporting systems with fully transparent calculations. Collect information such as charity type, number of days volunteered, charitable cause, and much more.

Framework alignment

With all your data in one place, it’s ready to be extracted for any framework or report. If you’ve had to report to multiple frameworks at once, you will understand the challenge of version control, maintaining control over formulas, and getting responses in a transparent manner.

Ecometrica Sustainability is built from the ground up to tackle these issues, and to allow for simple data reporting. Slice and dice your data to fit the framework you report to, retrospectively apply categories to data for a new framework, or add more data points as needed.

Frameworks

  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • LBG (previously the London Benchmark Group)
  • GRI
  • UN PRI

    Supplier engagement

    Engaging suppliers can often be piecemeal and disjointed getting different data from different suppliers. Align data collection with a structured question collection from Ecometrica Sustainability. Ask for primary data for full transparency, or options for proxy data where primary data is unavailable.

    Collect quantitative and qualitative data side-by-side to fully understand your suppliers have on your organisation. Alongside greenhouse gas data, you might need to know their own carbon targets, social engagement, exposure to reputational and regulatory risks.

    Manage risk in your supply chain by using a mixture of Ecometrica Sustainability and Ecometrica Supply Chain Monitoring to fully understand geographic risk factors.

    Impact Reporting uses

    Ecometrica Sustainability

    Ecometrica Sustainability is the award winning software-as-a-service Platform for collecting, calculating, and reporting sustainability data. With key features such as fully transparent calculations, enterprise ready, audit ready, data quality tracking, and quality assurance it’s every you need for simple, transparent, and accurate sustainability reporting with expertise built-in. 

    Supply Chain Monitoring

    Analyze and monitor your global portfolio of assets, suppliers and regions of interest using interactive dashboards. Identify under-performing assets, suppliers failing to meet standards and screen potential suppliers for environmental and climate risks. Achieve complete situational awareness of water, deforestation, biodiversity and climate risks and opportunities.

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    Interested in learning more about Ecometrica Sustainability and SECR? Get in touch to arrange a demo.  

    Used and trusted by

    As a rapidly growing business reporting to the CDP for the first time presented some challenges. With a lot of hard work in the CR team, help from around the business and invaluable assistance from Ecometrica we’re delighted that our first reporting submission to CDP has been recognised as a success.”

    Suzanne Westlake, Head of Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Affairs, Ocado

    “After two years of completing environmental reporting on our own, we decided that partnering with an expert was more efficient and would give us greater certainty over the science and the calculations. We reached out to Ecometrica because they’re one of CDP’s gold-level software partners. As a data analytics firm familiar with the complexity of the process, we asked many questions of the Ecometrica team before signing on. We’re convinced that we made the right choice.”

    Patrick McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Verisk Analytics

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