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Schneider Electric named world's most sustainable corporation
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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Schneider Electric, a digital transformation, energy management and automation company, has been named the world's most sustainable corporation in 2021.

The company was recognised as a leader in Verdantix's latest report, Green Quadrant: IoT Platforms for Smart Buildings 2022. A top score in sustainability supports the position by collecting and managing ESG data.

With buildings currently producing 40% of global emissions, Schneider Electric says it recognises that they provide some of the most significant opportunities for sustainability and potential impact in combating climate change.

With market-leading sustainability management, Schneider Electric says its EcoStruxure Building, an open innovation platform, continues to be a match for the most progressive businesses.

"Considering all supplier offerings assessed in the analysis of IoT Platforms for Smart Buildings," says Dayann Charles from Verdantix.

"We believe Schneider Electric should be short-listed by firms managing a diverse mix of building assets, retail organisations, and facilities services firms looking to deliver higher value maintenance management."

"Given Schneider Electric's market-leading IoT capabilities for sustainability," he adds. "Businesses with a strong ESG agenda should also consider leveraging Schneider Electric, particularly EcoStruxure Resource Advisor, to support the pursuit of ambitious sustainability goals."

Dedicated to bringing together leading minds in the smart buildings space, Schneider Electric aims to help building owners, operators and investors exceed their sustainability goals. The company partners with other innovators in the industry, including Planon. 
"We're honoured to have been deemed a Leader in Green Quadrant again: IoT Platforms for Smart Buildings by Verdantix in 2022," says Digital Buildings senior vice president, Manish Kumar.

"The EcoStruxure Building Advisor helps customers around the globe modernise and future-proof their buildings and deliver strategic objectives of building de-carbonisation, occupant well-being, efficient operations, and enhanced resiliency. With the help of market or location-based emissions summaries that can be adjusted as new requirements are set, we're making a lasting impact on realising net-zero goals for our customers across the world."

Results of the Green Quadrant analysis

Verdantix assessed Schneider Electric's IoT offerings used in approximately 250,000 buildings across more than 10,000 customers using its proprietary Green Quadrant methodology.

Based on the Green Quadrant analysis, Verdantix identified four key strengths in Schneider Electric Advisor offerings, including the following:

  • Comprehensive energy management, spanning power consumption and generation assets: EcoStruxure Resource Advisor was recognised for its ability to empower portfolio managers to monitor energy across portfolios of any size and create energy forecast models. 
  • Predictive maintenance for assets: EcoStruxure Building Advisor's comprehensive asset monitoring and predictive maintenance analyses energy consumption, HVAC performance, continuous fault detection, and diagnostics to drive energy savings. 
  • Retail portfolio management: EcoStruxure Integrated Retail Management provides portfolio managers with global and granular views of metrics, like footfall, conditions, and energy consumption, to remotely manage and track their retail sites.