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Dakota Software Partners with Sustainability Leader Scope 5 to Deliver Comprehensive ESG Solution


New partnership brings together EHS and Sustainability software leaders to transform ESG management through proactive compliance management and real-time data collection, analysis, and reporting.

CLEVELAND, OH – Dakota Software, a leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management software, today announced the new partnership with Sustainability software provider, Scope5™.

Scope 5 is an industry leading provider of Sustainability management software and consulting solutions. Their cloud-based application is used by global organizations seeking to better understand their sustainability footprint and drive responsible business decisions. The new Dakota Metrics application, powered by Scope 5’s technology, facilitates collecting and tracking fine-grain Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data. Built-in analytics make it easy to identify opportunities for improvement and support forecasting impacts of projects and setting targets. Reporting features make it easy to respond to stakeholder ESG queries, generate reports in compliance with CDP, GRI, DJSI and others and to communicate progress via various dashboards.

“By tracking emissions and sustainability data and revealing opportunities for better resource use, any business can drive valuable action. Organizations of all sizes are already using Scope 5 sustainability data management solutions to get powerful answers that save time and money in ways that are good for the planet and good for the bottom line.” Says Yoram Bernet, Co-Founder and CEO of Scope5. “With the rapidly increasing adoption of ESG metrics alongside EHS metrics as key operational corporate KPIs, we recognized in Dakota a synergistic partner with valuable experience in the EHS space.”

ProActivity® by Dakota Software helps organizations ensure EHS compliance by centralizing their regulatory requirement & related compliance tasks and documentation. It features a constantly updated regulatory library that guides users in the creation of facility-specific compliance calendars and ensures that audit protocols are always up to date. Its patented Parametric Filtering™ uses interactive dashboards to help clients proactively identify areas of operational risks.

“Our clients, who tend to be large, global, industrial companies with complex regulatory requirements, value our compliance management products because they create a foundation for their ESG programs.” says Reg Shiverick, President of Dakota Software. “We have partnered with Scope 5 to expand our overall capabilities and support our clients in reporting on their ESG programs and improving their operational efficiencies.”

The Dakota Software and Scope 5 partnership further builds upon Dakota Software’s vision of becoming vital to the day-to-day activities of the global EHS community helping to make the world a cleaner, safer place. Both organizations have been recognized by independent Analyst firm Verdantix; Scope 5 in the Smart Innovators: Sustainability Management Software publication and Dakota Software in the Green Quadrant: EHS Software study on most prominent vendors.

About Scope5

Scope 5 is an award winning provider of software and consulting solutions to streamline ESG reporting and data collection, and reveal actionable insights to drive impactful sustainability programs. By combining professional sustainability consulting, data management expertise, and our cloud-based software, Scope 5 empowers companies to quantify their resource use and emissions while uncovering opportunities to reduce waste and resource use across their organization. For more information, visit

About Dakota Software

Founded in 1988, Dakota Software introduced the first software product specifically designed to support EHS compliance. Their ProActivity Suite is the only software solution that includes an integrated library of curated regulatory content. This unique content integration allows users to easily determine which regulations apply to their facilities, notifies users of relevant regulatory changes, and provides guidance and clarification on complex subject matter. For more information, visit

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