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Islamic Relief Worldwide selects Embridge Consulting to deliver Unit4 ERP to modernise business operations as part of digital transformation

London, October 17, 2022 – Embridge Consulting, a leading boutique digital transformation consultancy, specialising in Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Change, today announced that it has been selected by Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) to implement Unit4 ERP as part of the largest digital transformation project in IRW’s history.

Embridge Consulting will be working with Unit4 to replace IRW’s existing ERP system and improve the efficiency of their day-to-day operations. This transformation is critical in enabling seamless, end-to-end business process automation, standardising data and integration, aligning work functions, increasing data transparency, and improving organisational efficiency and responsiveness.

The global nature of IRW’s work means that they need to operate with multiple currencies and have reporting available at global, national, and regional levels. It also means that any central system needs to be capable of interfacing with other systems and applications, including fundraising CRMs, which will be addressed as part of the project. Embridge will be providing a solution that will empower IRW’s team to leverage automation and improve the user experience, enabling them to focus their efforts on delivering critical humanitarian relief, all wrapped within Embridge’s comprehensive Change Management methodology. This will ensure quick and effective adoption and engagement, as well as a faster return on investment.

As one of the world’s leading humanitarian organisations, Islamic Relief is constantly looking to invest in technology that helps us increase the effectiveness and efficiency of our work. Our digital transformation plans will help us ensure that the generous donations we receive will have even greater impact on the lives of vulnerable people. We’re excited about how Embridge and Unit4 can help us modernise our business operations and better serve the needs of communities around the world.

Javed Akh, Finance and Corporate Services Director at Islamic Relief Worldwide.

We are incredibly proud to have been chosen to partner with Islamic Relief Worldwide. They are one of the most reputable humanitarian charities around the globe. We look forward to working closely with them and delivering a back-office solution that enables standardised processes and reporting for all their projects and donors, and to drive efficiency that ultimately means more money can be used for front line support. IRW does amazing work to promote sustainable economic and social development by working with local communities and it’s very rewarding to be supporting that.

Emma O’Brien, Founder and CEO at Embridge.

At Unit4 we believe that ERP software needs to be ‘right for your business, Islamic Relief Worldwide’s decision to select Unit4 as their chosen partner for ERP demonstrates our commitment to developing industry-specific solutions to accelerate the time to value for our customers – in this case, to meet the specific needs of non-profits. We are delighted that IRW has placed its trust in both our people and product capabilities to support them on their digital transformation journey

Chris Richards, Regional President, UK & Ireand at Unit 4.

About Islamic Relief Worldwide:

Islamic Relief is a faith-inspired humanitarian and development agency working to save and transform the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Established in 1984 by a group of medical doctors, we now work in over 45 countries and assist people of all faiths according to need. We have helped over 120 million people by responding to conflicts and disasters, supporting long-term livelihoods and economic development, improving access to healthcare and education, and campaigning for lasting change. Islamic Relief is one of only five UK-based charities to have been certified against the Core Humanitarian Standards on Quality and Accountability (CHS) – the international gold standard audit for humanitarian work. Our work is inspired by our Islamic faith and our core values of Sincerity (Ikhlas), Excellence (Ihsan), Compassion (Rahma), Social Justice (Adl) and Custodianship (Amana).

Embridge Consulting

About Embridge Consulting

Embridge Consulting is a leading boutique systems integration consultancy, specialising in Unit4 ERP and other partners.

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in the UK, the consultancy works with clients in the public sector, nonprofit, professional services, and other sectors to provide a more personal and tailored client experience compared to other, more traditional global systems integrators. Through professional and experienced consulting, best-in-class ERP technology, training, and a commitment to continual client improvement, Embridge is helping clients achieve faster time to value from digital transformation programs, at lower cost and with less risk.

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