We do more than just provide guidelines – we’ll help you prove to your customers that sustainability is important to you. Throughout your time with the forum, we’ll keep assessing you and give you a rating: gold, silver or bronze.
Gold – the most sustainable product on the market
Silver – high sustainability
Bronze – committed to sustainability
There are five steps to getting your rating.
We pick the best suppliers and invite them to join the Better Future Supplier Forum.
In our launch event we’ll explain how the forum works, how we assess and also do an initial assessment to benchmark your company. We look at:
We give you training in best practice and have consultants on hand to help you start putting it into action. We also have tools and techniques to help you improve. All of this should mean that you can start coming up with new products and services that are more sustainable.
We keep assessing you and reviewing your progress against global best practice. The key is to make sure your supply chain thinks about reusing resources as much as possible – called the circular economy. But to push companies to do something tangible, we have our ‘Game Changing Challenge’.
We challenge all our suppliers to show us a new initiative: one that proves that you’re putting sustainability first. It has to:
We’ve found that this challenge makes the assessment feel ‘real’ for suppliers, and gives you a reason to think about how sustainability relates to every area of your lifecycle.
Let the world know what your rating is, be proud, and set yourself another challenge to keep improving. Can you get up to gold?