Centre SustainabilityWhat is Sustainability?At Centre we describe it as “Sustainability is a business approach that creates shareholder value byembracing opportunities and managing risks deriving from economic, environmental and socialdevelopments. “”We developed a solution for organizations to collect, validate and consolidate the requiredsustainability reporting dataset. This unique solution will help to harmonize and standardize thecurrent sustainability reporting in large organizations and will replace the existing MS Excelworksheets with a proven standard application. The application will support the sustainabilityreporting processes and will improve the quality and speed of the reporting processes.The application is build as a part of Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) solution.Oracle is the worldwide leader in EPM, supporting a broad range of strategic, financial andoperational management processes. Oracle provides a complete and integrated system for managingand optimizing enterprise-wide performance. This allows organizations to achieve a state ofmanagement excellence. With Oracles industry-leading EPM solutions, organizations gain betterinsight, make better decisions, and drive better results that are delivered more quickly.The application is compliant with: • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) • Dow Jones Sustainability IndexFigure 1. Magic Quadrant for Corporate PerformanceManagement Suites What does Gartner say? According to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Corporate Performance Management Suites, Oracle remains the best recognized brand in finance offices and continues to appear in the vast majority of CPM evaluations. The focus of most Oracle deals remains the core products, Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Financial Management. These are well- established products that offer a considerable depth of functionality. Oracle has a strong customer base, and the company is a strong vendor capable of competing on price, product features, performance, and geographic presence. It hasSource: Gartner (January 2010) a well-established partner channel, of which Centre Consulting is one the preferred partners of Oracle in the Netherlands.
What will it bring you?Companies with a Sustainable approach are known as the outperformers in the market. They dobetter on: Strategy, integrating long-term economic, environmental and social aspects in their business strategies while maintaining global competitiveness and brand reputation. Financial, Meeting shareholders demands for financial returns, long-term economic growth, open communication and transparent financial accounting. Governance and Stakeholder, Setting the highest standards of corporate governance and stakeholder engagement, including corporate codes of conduct and public reporting. Human, Managing human resources to maintain workforce capabilities and employee satisfaction through best-in-class organizational learning and knowledge management.By the combination of our solution and the Oracle Hyperion applications you gain: • Centralized administration of all CO2 Emissions (one version of the truth) • Automatic calculations for all CO2 Emissions • Automatic aggregation of all reporting units • Simplified reporting process (no errors, predefined formats) • Local reporting units have access to output reports for analysis • No manual interactions / calculations needed, everything is taken care of • Change focus from checking and adjusting spreadsheets towards focus on analysisWhy Centre Consulting?Centre Consulting is the partner to help youcustomize your Hyperion applications based onmany years of working experience with the OracleHyperion EPM Suite.Centre Consulting is a professional services provider of Business Performance Management (BPM)and Group Finance. Centre Consulting collaborates with its clients to optimize financial reportingprocesses and advises on the associated software solutions.