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Sphera Identified as a Chemicals Management Market Leader in Independent Research Report

Sphera Editorial Team

Sphera’s comprehensive chemical management software enables safe, compliant and efficient management across the chemical life cycle

CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2021) – Sphera has been named a market leader for chemicals management by Verdantix, an independent research and consulting firm, in its recently released “EHS Software Benchmark” report. Verdantix gave Sphera the highest marks for having “the most comprehensive functionality to facilitate chemicals compliance foundations.”

For the benchmark report, Verdantix applied seven assessment criteria—Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management; chemicals database management; chemicals approvals and inventory tracking; chemicals spill management; chemicals compliance reporting; hazard communication and labeling; and chemicals data-related services—to 22 prominent providers of enterprise-scale Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) software platform solutions. The analysis, which originally appeared in the Verdantix “Green Quadrant EHS Software 2021” report, was based on three-hour live product demonstrations, vendor responses to 332 questions and interviews with customers.

Key features of Sphera’s chemical compliance and chemical management solutions include: 300 SDS authoring templates, 420,000 chemical substance names, 25,000 regulatory phrases, a drag-and-drop interface for material approval, over 365 regulatory lists for cross-referencing at the ingredient and formulation level, and on-site physical inventory services.

“We are very proud to be consistently recognized by Verdantix for our breadth and depth of Product Stewardship solutions,” said Paul Marushka, Sphera’s President and CEO. “Sphera is committed to helping our customers comply with complex global regulations while keeping their workforce safe and improving the sustainability and marketability of their products.”

The report also recognizes Sphera’s broader Product Stewardship software and technical expertise. Sphera’s product stewardship solutions include the world’s leading Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) software and data that enables organizations to understand environmental impacts of the entire life cycle, identify hot spots and make fact-based decisions to improve their Sustainability program.

“Sphera offers a comprehensive, end-to-end set of solutions for EHS, sustainability, product stewardship and operational risk management. The vendor has cemented its commitment to building enterprise-scale software, content and services that meet the needs of diverse corporate executives, including solutions for product life-cycle assessment and ESG risk management,” said Yaowen Ma, Principal Analyst, Verdantix.

About Sphera

Sphera creates a safer, more sustainable and productive world. We are a leading global provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance and risk management software, data and consulting services with a focus on Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S), Operational Risk Management and Product Stewardship.

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