Sustainability Reporting Management2016-11-09T15:33:18+00:00

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING

The cii – Sustainability Reporting Management

Sustainability Reporting has gained importance in the last few years and as there are new frameworks, policies, regulations and laws evolving, a solid reporting can help to drive the development of an organisation. Among the motivations for organisations for sustainability reporting, transparency, competitive advantage, risk management and stakeholder pressure have the highest range. New research shows that the most transparent organisations seem to have more economic success.

cii-sustainability-dashboard-sign-inTo perform a solid sustainability reporting there has been a shift for companies regarding the quantity and quality of data. There is an ever-evolving number of internal and external stakeholders to report to, with a need for more material and more specific data. To extract the relevant data from the irrelevant and not to get lost in this minefield of sheer numbers, is an increasing challenge for companies of all sizes and branches. A comprehensive report must provide a broad overview over the efforts and incentives a company has undergone to become more sustainable, transparent and thereby gaining more reputation and trust.

But with better access to data and a better integration into data pools the efforts to get the right data for its reporting is taking longer and longer. To not get lost in the data jungle, a solid strategy and well established targets are necessary. Once targets and strategies are set, the developed drivers and Key Performance Indicators KPIs have to be measured. Furthermore, data collection, sorting, consolidation are necessary tasks to get a solid reporting for all the involved stakeholders.

CHALLENGES

  • Availability of data from various sources

  • Accuracy or completeness of data (consolidation, plausibility checks)

  • Audit-proof reporting (process control, mass data entry, conversion, reports, dashboards, admin user rights for full control)

THE SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING MODULES

The cii Sustainability Reporting Management Solutions support a holistic and bullet-proof sustainability monitoring and reporting

accurate, bullet-proof, one database ⇒ cii sustainability reporting management

Business Travel Detailed DashboardThe cii Sustainability Reporting Modules supports organisations with their sustainability reporting. Accurate data by eliminating the manual error rate with automated processes and plausibility checks on the manually collected data are only one facet. With an automated process, reminder email functionality, deadline warnings the cii reporting modules can help you to get your data collection done within time, to have more time working with your data than on your data.
Processing your data for sustainability reporting, having it in only one central sustainability database will give you advantages when you are about to report to various frameworks, stakeholders or other purposes.

The cii Sustainability Reporting Management Solutions come with core features and functionalities that will help you to get your job done. You can find a brief overview below. For further details please visit our Core Features Page.

  • Excel-to-Web
  • Fully hosted Software-as-a-Service solution (SaaS)
  • Customisable dashboards
  • Custom Analytics
  • Emissions Forecasting
  • Fast implementation

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Integration and adaption

cii has its strengths in its adaptability. cii is fully customisable and adaptable and can be used with existing structures and sheets and make use of them without complex integration. It can be fully customised to your needs. As most sustainability management software solutions meet the needs of their customers only to a certain degree and need a lot of adjustments on customer side, cii is developed as a solution that fits the needs of our customers and adapts to your demands and not the other way around. We offer an evolving solution developed in close consultation with our customers and our global partner network.

Excel-to-Web

cii is an Excel-to-Web solution. This means we will transfer existing Excel-sheets, reports or templates to the cii web interface and add database driven OLAP functionalities. This gives you and your coworkers the look-and-feel of using Excel but with the advanced functionality of a database driven system. Data entry becomes safer and analytics can be done within cii with customized dashboards or directly in your familiar Excel environment. Providing you with the best of both worlds.

Fully hosted SaaS solution

cii is a “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) solution, this means that maintenance and administration as well as guaranteeing the availability of the service relies on us. Centralised updates of reports and emission factors are also part of our services. As a SaaS solution provider we guarantee highest data security by using the https-protocol and using German based servers.

Customisable Dashboards

We provide a fixed set of standard dashboard charts and tables with all our modules. But as we know that every organisation and even every user is different, we provided cii with the option to use customised dashboards for every user that will fit your needs completely.

Custom Analytics

Analysis and reporting can be adapted to your organisation´s specific demands as rules and conversions for calculations are customisable. As cii can perform integrated service options like sales data retrieval, there are new options for an integrated reporting (LINK) of financial and non-financial data within one solution. Future proof.

Emissions Forecasting

Most data is already available in the operative system of your company as sales planning data. cii can automatically access this data via interfaces. With this data in cii you can have an eye on your future emissions with your act and plan data or test and develop new strategies by using our scenario options.

Fast Implementation

We offer a running system that can be implemented in almost no time as we can use existing architectures and sheets of your system for first outcomes. We offer an fast and easy implementation process that  allows you to start sustainability management within weeks and not months or years as with other systems.

WITH cii BEING A MODULAR SOLUTION YOU CAN CHOOSE FROM VARIOUS MODULES TO FIT YOUR NEEDS AND IMPROVE YOUR SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT