Background: Proforest, a non-profit group that conducts audits aimed at helping critical agricultural stakeholders adopt best management practices to enhance sustainability identified the need for efficiency in their practices. In performing audits, field auditors relied on manual (paper) checklists, documentation, and reporting processes which made the process cumbersome and resulted in inefficient data collection and information loss.
Solution: Bewsys designed and developed an easy-to-use field auditting mobile app to allow field auditors to access and process audit information faster and easier to address this problem. The app was built to feature web-based components for audit preparation and reporting to provide all the relevant information such as guidance and legislation.
Impact: The app has provided practitioners with a free, easy-to-use mobile platform to collect audit findings, collaborate with their team on field projects, and consult supporting online and offline guidance. The application has also been used for project management functions. The application has improved the operations of the field practitioners and has made the auditing process easier and faster. The application contributes to progress in sustainability through encouraging responsible consumption and production and decent work.