EDS, an HP company, and SAP Australia and New Zealand have partnered to provide a new carbon accounting solution to make it easier for Australian companies to comply with new federal government emissions guidelines. The Australian emissions trading scheme will be introduced in 2011.
The SAP environmental compliance (EC) solution is an enterprise-wide software platform that allows corporations to define regulatory scenarios with key performance indicators (KPIs). EDS will provide its SAP systems integration expertise to incorporate the solution into companies’ existing systems to calculate, record and analyse the carbon emissions across entire organisations. The solution then generates data to allow regulatory reporting.
“By providing businesses with a single, standalone platform that allows access to critical emissions data and information, we are reducing the workload and operational costs associated with the new federal legislation and enabling appropriate cost allocation,” said Karen Zwissler, sustainability lead, SAP Australia and New Zealand.
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