Enablon Enables Enterprise Social Networking For Sustainability

We’ve written a lot about both enterprise social networking and sustainability. But now we’re seeing the emergence of enterprise social networking tools for furthering sustainability initiatives.

For example, Enablon, a leader and ten-year veteran in corporate sustainability solutions, recently launched Wizness (wise business). Wizness is a social networking platform that seeks to help companies promulgate and share information on sustainability issues throughout their supply chains. It includes company-specific profiles that can be created and managed to filter news-based content around sustainability. It also includes expert communities on a variety of sustainability topics, forums for sharing best practices, and the ability to track metrics on a company’s sustainability performance.

Read our recent IT Briefcase article for more information on Enablon, Wizness, and social networks for sustainability.

Upside Research believes that Wizness is a brilliant idea for furthering sustainability efforts within a specific industry. The key challenge to its success will be for Enablon to attract the key thought leaders in the various topic areas of sustainability to participate in the Wizness communities, and share best practices and information about industry-specific


Sustainability – The Business Buzzword and Corporate Future

When you’re in it for the long haul, it means that sustainability is going to be important for your business. In fact, corporate IT can even hold the key to transforming a business into one that reflects the new goals for reduced consumption of resources like energy and water. But, unlike Enterprise Resource Planning or Business Process Management, where technology was used to automate existing processes, sustainability is a brand new discipline for most organizations. Read more about why sustainability matters to IT, in our IT Briefcase column.