INFORMATION AND INSIGHTS

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UL information solutions deliver the knowledge, resources and technologies companies need to innovate faster and manage complex global supply chains transparently, holistically and efficiently.

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UL fosters innovation by providing streamlined, searchable access to the essential data necessary to make informed, timely choices about sources and materials.

Our solutions provide information on thousands of ingredients, materials, components and finished products. Manufacturers gain a single point of access to the technical information and specifications, including UL Yellow Cards, they need to make informed decisions about the materials they use in their products. Suppliers provide their product data on a secure platform and control access and visibility to other supply chain partners. Retailers evaluate information about materials and ingredients across the supply chain, helping ensure compliance and enabling smarter, sustainable sourcing decisions.

Areas of Focus

i&i GoodGuide
i&i GoodGuide
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i&i The Wercs
i&i The Wercs
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Materials Search Engine
Materials Search Engine
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Supply Chain Transparency Platform
Supply Chain Transparency Platform
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The Demand Chain
The Demand Chain
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The popular WERCSmart solution from i&i The Wercs is now open to the larger industrial chemical space, with a specific focus on manufacturers in aerospace, electronics, and paints and coatings. The solution provides big-box retailers with quick access to the most comprehensive regulatory compliance data. “The challenge is not only the availability of data,” said Lou...

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Companies that do business in Canada have new GHS-related regulations with which to contend. Earlier this month, the Canadian government finalized its Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR), which implements the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in Canada. The transition from the old regulation (the Controlled Products Regulations) will include...

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UL’s Information & Insights division has launched WERCSmart Conflict Minerals Platform to help companies meet conflict minerals reporting requirements. Most corporations struggling to meet the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 reporting requirements still don’t know if their products contain conflict minerals or not, UL says. The opacity of complex global supply chains can easily obscure the source of minerals and other...

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Browse pertinent UL thought leadership to help you find the research and insights that matter for your business.

JohnsonDiversey Case Study
JohnsonDiversey Case Study
Addressing Human Rights Issues in Global Supply Chains
Addressing Human Rights Issues...
Conflict Minerals and the Importance of Transparency in Supply Chain Management
Conflict Minerals and the Impo...
Using Management Systems for Socially Responsible Practices in Supply Chains
Using Management Systems for S...

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