|[November 14, 2012]
IFS Presents New Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Solutions
ITASCA, Ill. --(Business Wire)--
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces the launch
of four new solutions for corporate social responsibility (CSR (News - Alert)). The IFS
solutions are applicable in a wide range of industries, covering
environment, workplace, trade and compliance aspects of CSR.
"IFS understands the importance of corporate social responsibility, both
in terms of legal compliance and leveraging enhanced business insight to
boost profitability," IFS CEO Alastair Sorbie said. "CSR is a
wide-ranging concept that has the potential to impact our customers'
businesses significantly. By closely monitoring the market and working
with our customers, we have developed fully-integrated solutions that
can help our customers turn the challenges of non-financial reporting
into a business opportunity."
The new IFS CSR solutions are:
Eco-footprint Management 2.0-Building on the best-in-class
functionality of version 1.0, covering a broad spectrum of activities
ranging from raw material sourcing to product design to logistics and
emissions tracking and follow-up, IFS Eco-footprint Management 2.0
contains a number of improvements in terms of standards compliance
within the manufacturing sector. The new version has been developed in
close collaboration with industry-leading customers.
Occupational Health & Safety-IFS Health & Safety provides
companies with a complete solution for protecting the safety, health
and welfare of people engaged in work or employment. The solution
offers an integrated platform forsafety policy management, risk
assessment, incident management and KPI reporting. This will help IFS
customers to comply with legislation as well as health, safety and
environment industry standards.
Export Control-IFS Export Control is a comprehensive solution
to support companies handling products subject to export restrictions,
for example military equipment or high-tech electronics. The solution,
developed in collaboration with industry-leading customers, identifies
any restrictions pertaining to the product in question, prevents
sales/purchase or, if a valid export license exists, uses the correct
export license. The solution also prevents/allows sales to denied
parties defined by customer, supplier, end user, etc.
Quality Assurance-The Quality Assurance solution provides
system support for quality standards compliance planning, fully
integrated audit management, fully integrated non-conformance
reporting and CAPA (corrective and preventive actions). Combined,
these features help organizations assure and document compliance with
voluntary as well as legal CSR standards and policies. The solution is
also equipped with a graphical analysis tool.
"In line with IFS's strategy for CSR and non-financial reporting
solutions, we are proud to announce a number of new innovations within
this field," IFS VP Research & Development Thomas Säld said. "As the
recent IDC (News - Alert) study on CSR shows, accurate and reliable CSR reporting will
become increasingly important, which is why we have focused on giving
our customers fully integrated tools for efficient reporting and greater
IFS is a public company (OMX STO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops,
supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended
ERP suite built on SOA technology. IFS focuses on industries where any
of four core processes are strategic: Service & asset management,
manufacturing, supply chain and projects. The company has 2,000
customers and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,800
employees in total. Net revenue in 2011 was SKr 2.6 billion.
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