More and more companies are focussing intensively on the operational sustainability management. Particularly in the context of the upcoming EU directive on non-finacial reporting – entering into force next year – the topic is gaining in importance. As all conventional solutions, such as Excel sheets and emails, cannot fulfil the requirements of an increasing complexity level, a large number of companies are facing new chellanges now. In some cases a professionional csr management even has not been implememented yet. There is a wide range of questions regarding an appropriate solution: which functions do we really need? Which providers and systems do exist and which solution meets the company‘s specific requirements?