Smarter Data.BETTER RESULTS.
For more than 30 years, ADEC Innovations has helped organizations work smarter, more profitability and more efficiently.
Working with ADEC Innovations, you will achieve tangible and measurable results as we seamlessly combine industry and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) expertise with the power of technology and in-depth experience in business process management.
Five key business areas
ADEC Innovations focuses on providing quantifiable benefits in sustainability, healthcare, and knowledge management. With the support of our technology and outsourcing services, we create tailored and fully integrated solutions, ensuring you maximize the value of your investment.
We are a world leader in Environmental, Social, and Governance solutions.
To create value by redefining and delivering innovative Environmental, Social, and Governance solutions worldwide.
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ADEC Innovations' heritage is unique in that we started out in the boardroom helping companies uncover opportunities to improve business processes and operational efficiencies, optimize resource use, and increase profits.
James "Jim" Donovan and Carol Esguerra found JICA. The company is established to cater to the real estate industry, later becoming a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions.
ADEC Solutions is established, focusing on providing solutions for back office processes such as data processing, document management, and accounting and legal tasks to global corporations in a number of different industries.
ADEC Solutions becomes an asset and infrastructure partner with the World Bank, an international organization that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries, and USAID, one of the leading US government agencies working to end extreme global poverty and enabling resilient democratic societies to realize their potential.
American Data Exchange Corporation is established as a data and document management company that specializes in back office processes.
American Data Exchange receives ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) certification for Global BPO Services. The certification recognizes American Data Exchange's commitment and adherence to recognized best practices in providing our customers with the highest level of quality service and ensuring the attainment of set quality targets.
American Data Exchange enters a joint venture with First American, a financial services company that is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries.
A-Plus International School is first established as a preparatory school and evolves into a premier language learning institution that specializes in Mandarin and English language programs.
American Data Exchange receives ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification for the provision of Global BPO Services. The certification recognizes American Data Exchange's commitment and adherence to recognized best practices, particularly in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information as well as the protection of information assets from all identified threats.
ADEC Group acquires DCSI (Deposit Computer Services, Inc.), a New York-based company that provides business-to-business services in information and document management.
ADEC Group acquires Preview Services Australia, later renaming it ADEC Preview. ADEC Preview has the widest range of outsourcing services in Australia designed to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
FirstCarbon Solutions is established as a stand-alone management firm to address the need for carbon emissions measurement and sustainability management strategies.
American Data Exchange receives ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System (EMS) certification, which acknowledges the firm's commitment and adherence to best recognized practices in the identification and analysis of environmental aspects.
Previously known as ADEC-DCSI, ADEC Solutions receives ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System (QMS) certification, four years after American Data Exchange was awarded the same recognition.
A-Plus English Online is established to provide online learning solutions to the growing number of people who desire to learn English as a second language.
American Data Exchange is assessed to be Level 1 Compliant to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), created to increase information security controls in organizations that handle cardholder information for VISA and MasterCard transactions.
FirstCarbon Solutions wins "Best Eco-Industrial Service" at the 1st Philippine International Eco-Show Awards.
FirstCarbon Solutions acquires Enverity Corporation, a company which provides web-enabled business-management software.
PharmaKPO is established as a joint venture with Zuellig Pharma in order to address the growing need for knowledge process outsourcing services among pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.
FirstCarbon Solutions wins "Most Innovative Company of the Year" at the 5th ICT International Awards Philippines.
CDP, an organization which works with investors and businesses to disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of major corporations, selects FirstCarbon Solutions as a supply chain scoring partner.
ADEC Group opens an office in Xiamen Software Park, China.
ADEC Solutions receives ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management System (ISMS) certification, five years after American Data Exchange was awarded the same recognition.
FirstCarbon Solutions acquires Michael Brandman Associates of California, combining the two organizations' extensive knowledge in environmental consulting solutions with energy, carbon, and sustainability management expertise.
BPO Asia Institute (BAI) is established as a global learning service company that provides solutions for businesses and organizations that seek to improve their performance through learning and development coupled with technology.
A-Plus Languages, formerly known as A-Plus English Online, offers Mandarin for its virtual classroom services.
The Global Online Association for Learning (GOAL), a non-profit association, is created to promote the enhancement of online education and to develop its standards and policies.
In partnership with The Reassurance Network, ADEC Group introduces "Supply-LINK."
ADEC Group wins the "Executive Leadership Team of the Year" award at the Asia CEO Awards.
FirstCarbon Solutions launches East Coast offices in the United States.
ADEC, through FirstCarbon Solutions, partners with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). FirstCarbon Solutions attends the 1st UN Environment Assembly in Kenya and is set to participate in UNEP's Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo in the same year.
The ADEC Kenya office is officially launched.
Envirosite Corporation, a data management firm that provides environmental solutions for the environmental site assessment marketplace through data analysis and interpretations, is officially launched.
ADEC Group wins the "Business Responsibility and Ethics" category and receives special recognition in the Energy Management category during the first Sustainable Business Awards Philippines.
Envirosite Corporation wins the Oracle Technology of the Year Award at the Asia CEO Awards.
ADEC Innovations CEO James Donovan is awarded the South-South and Triangular Cooperation Visionary Award by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation at the Global South-South Development Expo held in Washington DC.
JAMES DONOVANChief Executive Officer
CAROL ESGUERRAChief Financial Officer
MICHELE CARCHMANChief Marketing Officer
MARK CERINOPresident, Envirosite Corporation
SCOTT DARROW Chief Information and Technology Officer
ROBERT FRANCISCO President, North America and Europe
JUSTIN HOLTRegional Director, Australia
JURGEN TANPHOGeneral Manager, Asia
BEN WILDEDirector, UK
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