Governance

Get to know our management team and members

PROGRESS is coordinated by the EcoVadis Sector Initiative team and a dedicated EcoVadis Program Manager.

Coordination office

Annette Quincy
Sector Initiative Director at Ecovadis
Laurien De Block
Sector Initiatives Program Manager at Ecovadis

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee serves as the governing body for PROGRESS. It consists of a representative from each PROGRESS member. The committee convenes on a monthly or quarterly basis, depending on the ongoing projects.

The PROGRESS Initiative currently has nine members.

Prospective members shall

  • Fit the industry profile of the members of the Sector Initiative
  • Have a sustainable procurement vision and a first set of associated time-bound goals
  • Sign an EcoVadis Enterprise Agreement with the Sector Initiative membership addendum
For more details, see the documents below:

Application process

  1. Interview with EcoVadis Sector Initiative Program Manager
  2. Conduct the EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Maturity Assessment
  3. CPO/CSO Interview with the EcoVadis Sector Initiative Director
  4. CPO/CSO presentation to the Initiative Members
  5. Potential objections from existing members will be vetted by the EcoVadis senior management team and must be evidence based

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.