Take the First Steps Toward Supply Chain Sustainability
2 ADOPT a supplier code of conduct using the CEOs for Sustainability template.
3 FIND EXAMPLES of local leaders’ supplier codes of conduct.
4 SEE how one leader established a supply chain sustainability program. Check out materials related to the CEOs for Sustainability Speaker Series keynote presentation by Kathy Limper, Covestro LLC’s Procurement Sustainability Lead – NAFTA:
- CEOs Speaker Series keynote presentation, “Partnering with Suppliers for a Competitive Edge”
- Overview of Together for Sustainability, a joint initiative of chemical companies for sustainable supply chains, of which Covestro is part
- “From CSR to Sustainable Supply Chain,” Covestro’s introduction to the EcoVadis Sustainability Performance Assessment for its suppliers
5 APPOINT a sustainability officer. Encourage the responsible person or team to join Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Champions for Sustainability network of Business Sustainability Professionals, who meet regularly to share resources and experiences.
6 COMPETE, SAVE, AND WIN with the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge. This friendly competition enables organizations of all types and sizes to measure their sustainability progress and earn recognition for their achievements. Learn more, attend a workshop, and sign up to participate.