Free Guide to Supplier Climate Readiness
Starting your ‘Supplier Climate Engagement Program’!
THE PROBLEM: MISSING TRANSPARENCY IN SUPPLY CHAIN
Rising market needs, reporting pressure and climate targets require companies to gain transparency about their suppliers’ climate maturity. But instead of sending out non-specific inquiries and long overwhelming surveys to suppliers, in the best case receive poor-quality data that is difficult to compare, it is recommended to segment the supplier structure first.
It is all about understanding the Climate Maturity of your supplier base!
Extra: Find below your free Step-by-Step Guide to get started right way.
THE SOLUTION: SUPPLIER MATURITY SCREENING & ENGAGEMENT
A simple, fast and collaborative approach with suppliers is strongly recommended in order to increase supplier buy-in for your longterm climate journey.
The first step is simply to understand:
- Supplier alignment with climate targets,
- Emission data availability on company and product level,
- And decarbonization measures already taken.
The Climate Readiness Check of the Climate Intelligence Platform provides you an easy digital tool to screen the climate maturity of your supplier base. As a result you gain access to your Supplier Screening Dashboard to understand your supplier climate maturity levels, while supplier receive insights in how they benchmark and how they can improve.
- Level 1: BEGINNERS – Has no Scope 1 & 2 data, has not set targets.
- Level 2: INTERMEDIATE – Has at least Scope 1 & 2 data , but has not set targets.
- Level 3: ADVANCED – Has at least Scope 1 & 2 data, and has set targets.
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE: TO START YOUR PROGRAM
To reach your company’s Scope 3 Targets, gather supplier-specific data and move towards actions – it is essential to work together with your suppliers. Starting your supplier program allows you to set the foundation for your longterm supplier engagement journey on decarbonization.
Also it will allow you to start introducing indicators to measure improvements over time and report your efforts in your sustainability report as well as in other climate-related ESG ratings.
Below you will find free Extra Materials to get started!
- Step-by-Step Guide – To set up your Supplier Screening Program
THE RESULTS: YOUR SUPPLIER MATURITY SCREENING
You gain an comprehensive understanding of the climate maturity and data availability in your supplier base. You learn to what extent greenhouse gas emissions on a company or product level are already measured and available to you – and if targets are set or even measures are already being taken to reduce emissions.
Depending on the information provided by your suppliers, goals for your future supplier structure can be set, in-depth data collection can be planned and most import the dialog to implement decarbonization measures can start.
Resource to start your Supplier Screening Program
- Step by Step Guide ( Free to Download)
- Including: Guidance how to create your Supplier Screening List
- Including: Email-Template for Supplier Invite
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