Drive Sustainability Partnership 2023

Drive Sustainability is the Automotive Partnership between 18 leading automotive companies:
BMW Group, Daimler Truck, Ferrari, Ford, Geely, GWM, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Polestar, Scania, Stellantis, Toyota Motor Europe, UD Trucks, Volkswagen Group, Volta Trucks, Volvo Cars, Volvo Group

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Drive Sustainability Strategy 2023

Discover our common strategy and learn more about how we intend to scale up our activities and lead the transition to a circular and sustainable automotive value chain.

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Local Video Slide 2023

We endeavor to achieve excellence, innovation and performance in a sustainable manner and success depends on the commitment of our entire global supply chain.

Raw Materials Outlook 2023

Discover Drive Sustainability Raw Material Outlook, the platform dedicated to managing and mitigating Human Rights violations and the ESG impacts of materials used in the automotive value chain.

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Our Mission

The mission of the partnership is to work together to improve the social, ethical and environmental performance of automotive supply chains. It is of great importance to this partnership of responsible automotive manufacturers that the individuals making vehicles, components, or providing services, are afforded decent working conditions and are treated with dignity and respect, while minimising the environmental impact of their industry.

Our common direction
  • Share experiences and information on sustainability issues in the automotive supply chain.
  • Develop and apply common tools.
  • Work together on common projects in order to improve sustainability in supply chains.
  • Send a common message to our supply chains concerning sustainability activities and requirements.


Provide guidance on our sustainability expectations


Assess the adherence to sustainability standards

Capacity building

Support suppliers to improve their sustainability performance with useful training offers.

Press and media

Automotive Industry Guiding Principles on Sustainability Now Available in Ten Languages

The global Guiding Principles and Practical Guidance documents are now available in Chinese, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, and Turkish. BRUSSELS, March...

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Geely Holding Joins Drive Sustainability

The Chinese multinational automotive group is the latest partner to join the leading collaborative platform of 11 Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) aimed at improving the social, ethical, and en...

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Registration Starts: Drive Sustainability China OEM-Supplier Exchange Event & Supplier Training

报名开始:驱动可持续中国汽车供应商交流培训活动 背景 BACKGROUND 2022年,随着欧洲碳边境调节机制(CBAM)草案迎来最新修正、中国发布《工业...

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By the Numbers


37 materials assessed based on materials’ importance for industry and associated ESG risks


Over 107,000 Sustainability Assessment Questionnaires (SAQs) conducted in more than 126 countries


Over 3,000 suppliers engaged in capacity building activities












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