Rebranded Offering Aligns Business Practices to Help Companies Reduce Operational Costs and Energy Impact
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in ERP software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today unveiled Epicor Energy Management, formerly Epicor Carbon Connect. The rebranded Epicor Energy Management suite provides companies the ability to identify, analyze, audit, track, manage, benchmark and report on energy consumption, environmental impact and carbon emissions.
According to a report from Gartner, Inc., “Recent economic considerations, such as rising energy prices and burgeoning operating costs, are the primary drivers for current investments in energy management. In addition, environmental and sustainability considerations are pertinent to the business case for many companies — in particular, for those in jurisdictions where greenhouse gases (GHGs) are regulated, or where the brand benefits of improving a company’s sustainability scorecard come into play.”
With economic uncertainty, organizations must have a valid means of measuring energy management initiatives to justify continued investment. Epicor Energy Management helps customers to provide automated reports that demonstrate measurable savings and meaningful measurement of sustainability programs. This validation translates to justification of further investment and expenditures to support environmental sustainability.
“Epicor Energy Management delivers an integrated assessment of the company’s devices and energy usage to give customers a baseline of where they are now and how to move forward in the future,” said Malcolm Fox, vice president, product marketing at Epicor. “More importantly, this is a collaboration to help our customers develop a strategic energy management plan that inspires efficiency across their organization.”
As part of the next-generation ERP solution, Epicor Energy Management is available on-premise or on-demand. This solution allows companies to calculate their expected emissions output and budget for their environmental cost factors. Epicor Energy Management is a fundamental function of an overall financial management and accounting system to enable companies to engage in emissions accounting for regulatory, public relations, marketing and operational efficiency purposes.
For more information on the Epicor Energy Management solution, visit http://www.epicor.com/Solutions/Pages/Energy-Management.aspx.