Positively impact people's lives by improving responsible sourcing practices through collaborative leadership

The PROGRESS Initiative is a group of leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies which aims to strengthen sustainable practices in their industry.

Members benefits

PROGRESS members engage suppliers in their sustainability rating and improvement journey as a peer group. Participating in this process offers various benefits, such as:

  • Strengthen supplier outreach resulting in an increased coverage of the assessed supply base (higher supplier participation)
  • Enhance visibility of the wider FMCG/Food and Beverage industry’s supply chain sustainability performance to facilitate more informed decision-making
  • Enhance synergies in driving improvement with suppliers and third parties

Supplier benefits

If you have received a sustainability assessment request on behalf of PROGRESS, you are considered as a trading partner for at least one member of this Initiative. Engaging in this process offers various benefits, such as:

  • Increase efficiency through sharing your scorecard with many customers at once
  • Gain visibility of industry leaders’ commitment to go beyond compliance and drive sustainability efforts in partnership with trading partners like yourself
  • Strengthen long-term customer relationships and valuable information about your positioning in all aspects of sustainability
  • Accelerate improvement via access to focused capacity building and improvement activities

Within our initiative, companies can:

Capitalize on synergies
Learn and adopt best practices
Reduce workload and avoid redundant, manual SAQs, etc.
Concentrate on industry-specific criteria
Improve recognition and collaboration
Accelerate their sustainability journey

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Become a member

PROGRESS membership is open to companies that have an industry and purpose fit with the members and fulfill the PROGRESS membership requirements.