GREENSBORO, N.C. & HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–apexanalytix® (“apex”), a leading provider of global supply chain risk management data, software and services, and ESG Enterprise (the “Company”), a provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) management data, software and services, today announced that apex has acquired ESG Enterprise. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
ESG Enterprise helps companies meet their ESG and climate objectives through a suite of software solutions that include a front-end data management platform, and artificial intelligence (AI) powered supply chain analytics that combine to offer customers one of the most comprehensive products currently available on the market. The Company’s data-powered cloud platform provides the rigorous ESG risk and climate data necessary for companies to effectively measure their climate footprints; meet Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 reporting requirements; and comply with international regulations and other leading ESG reporting frameworks.
ESG Enterprise uses AI and publicly available data to maintain a map of ESG characteristics across global supply chains, providing proprietary scores, company profiles, and benchmarks that help companies assess the ESG attributes of their supply chains significantly faster and more accurately than other ESG assessment methods.
“Understanding and effectively managing ESG is a critical part of smart supply chain management, which is why we are excited to add ESG Enterprise to our platform. We look forward to bringing the benefits of this offering to our clients,” said Steve Yurko, CEO of apex.
“Joining apex will enable us to make even more of an impact by helping more companies measure and therefore manage the full spectrum of sustainability risks and opportunities throughout their customers’ large and complex operations and supply chains,” said Alan Lee, CEO of ESG Enterprise. “We look forward to continuing to innovate and further build out our technology for their benefit.”
“When it comes to sustainability, requirements and objectives can vary widely from company to company, industry, and region,” said Danny Thompson, SVP of Market and Product Strategy for apex. “We are committed to giving our clients the power and flexibility to meet their business objectives and helping them manage the ESG footprints of both their operations and supply chains is a key part of that.”
This transaction is the latest milestone in the growth of apex, which received a majority investment from funds managed by KKR, a leading global investment firm, in 2022. Carousel Capital also continues to be a minority investor in apex.
apex is a pioneer in the supply chain software, data, and analytics markets with data-powered software and services for supplier management, fraud prevention, and overpayment recovery. The Company serves over 250 Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies, protecting more than $9 trillion of annual spend across the world’s most complex supply chains. apex’s leading suite of products includes its supplier management platform, apexportal, which fully automates supplier on-boarding, compliant master data management, and continuous monitoring of supplier and supply chain risk, throughout the supplier life cycle.
About ESG Enterprise
ESG Enterprise is an Environmental, Social, and Governance software, SaaS, and data analytics company with a mission to help businesses, NGOs, and governments reduce ESG risks, manage disruptions, and capture opportunities transition to a sustainable-growth, low-carbon economy. We provide an all-in-one turn-key solution to address the needs of TCFD disclosures, risk analysis, climate scenarios, net-zero pathways, carbon neutrality solutions, and big data analytics in every vertical, with public, private, municipality, and non-profit organizations assessments and reporting across 100 countries.
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