Business Achievement: Information Technology


Compliance software provider Enablon (Chicago, Ill.) for being acquired by Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory (Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands) in a €250 million deal, setting the bar for valuations in environmental information. Enablon is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety and sustainability and operational risk management software and SaaS solutions. The company generated software and services revenues of approximately €45 million in 2015, and revenues were expected to grow organically to approximately €55 million in 2016. Publicly traded Wolters Kluwer NV is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion.

St.Germain Collins (Westbrook, Maine), an environmental management and land development services firm, for developing Sentry EHS, a cloud-based program that allows users to keep in compliance with EHS regulations wherever they work - at a desk, on a production line, or in an excavator. Sentry EHS is a task management system with an extensive database of EHS tasks researched and summarized by the firm's compliance experts. Sentry EHS is customizable, scalable and personalized for individual businesses and provides clients with the tools to see that everyone is completing tasks on time and submitting key documents at one facility or across 100 facilities. The program is used at more than 400 locations in 19 states.

EarthSoft Inc. (Pensacola, Fla.) for a successful 2016 with major new clients, product releases and the addition of 15 new staff in 2016, including senior developers and senior project management staff. EarthSoft won a 5-year contract from Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for EQuIS hosted on Microsoft Azure, with services to implement the complete workflow for field data collection, lab data deliverables, and EQuIS Enterprise including EarthSoft's web GIS tools. EarthSoft was particularly successful in two client niches: federal governments and large regulated utilities. EarthSoft's federal business grew with new business from the Canadian Nuclear Labs, the Department of Defense headquarters, and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency.

3E Company (Carlsbad, Calif.) for adding new tools to its portfolio of intelligent compliance solutions including: Base Chemical Classification Library, a collection of continually updated regulatory classifications for chemical substances, which can be easily imported into hazard communication authoring systems and helps improve the accuracy of chemical hazard data, streamline authoring processes and increase workplace safety; Label Generator, which enables customers to produce shipping and storage labels for regulated substances quickly and easily; OSHA incident notification and reporting services, through which 3E's EH&S call center in Carlsbad can provide live, multilingual support whenever an incident occurs; and Expanded 3ESC Supply Chain Solutions.

Locus Technologies (Mountain View, Calif.), a multi-tenant SaaS provider of EHS software, for introduction of LP-X, a basic platform foundation from which customers can self-design, build, and manage their own applications. San Jose Water Company piloted LP-X and developed multiple custom applications without needing programming resources. Locus also continued to grow off-the-shelf products with a full GHG module for supporting GHG reporting requirements, as well as a waste management module to track, manage and report various waste streams including hazardous waste, mixed and radioactive.