The article “Sustainable Business Needs a Moneyball Moment” describes energy efficiency as “the on-base-percentage metric for corporations – desperately unsexy, nearly invisible to the untrained eye, and never mentioned in the post-victory game highlights.”

Waste, energy use and emissions data may not be as glamorous as revenue per employee or stock price; however, more organizations are recognizing the importance of sustainability data to their long-term health and profitability.Taking the first steps towards tracking and managing sustainability data provides immediate benefits, enabling organizations to identify risks and hidden costs, proactively develop their sustainability programs, and position themselves for long-term strategic growth.