Supplier Webinar

Are you an automotive supplier interested to collaborate? Join our webinar on 26 January 2021! We will present the new supplier initiative Drive + .

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Drive Sustainability Strategy

Our common strategy is out! Discover how we intend to scale up our activities and lead the transition to a circular and sustainable automotive value chain.

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Our first progress report is out!

Curious about our achievements so far? Check out our progress report and learn how the partnership came to be, our milestones, challenges and future objectives.

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Material Change

A study of risks and opportunities for collective action in the materials supply chains of the automotive and electronics industries.

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

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Eleven leading automotive companies launch an initiative to identify and address sustainability issues in raw materials sourcing

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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.




By the Numbers


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


Over 35,000 Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQs) conducted in more than 100 countries


Over 3,000 suppliers engaged in capacity building activities



Self-Assessment Questionnaire on CSR/ Sustainability for Automotive Sector Suppliers

Capacity building

Supplier training series
Dialogue events
Local networks

Raw Materials

Raw Materials Observatory
Material Change Report
Collective Actions



The way we work

Leadership Assembly
Steering Committee
Working Groups

How we build our strategy

Focus on dialogue and impact

Press and media

SAQ Toolbox for Suppliers: Everything You Need to Know about the SAQ Assessment

BRUSSELS (Belgium), January 6, 2020 -  Drive Sustainability released the SAQ Toolbox to provide automotive suppliers with further guidance on how to excel in the SAQ assessment and how to use the SAQ...

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SAQ 3.0 will be updated to SAQ 4.0 on October 5th

BRUSSELS (Belgium), September 25, 2020 - On October 5, 2020, Drive Sustainability will launch the digital version of SAQ 4.0, the 4th edition of its Self-Assessment Questionnaire on CSR/Sustainability...

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Supplier Training Report 2019: Strengthen CSR management and Company Policies to tackle key sustainability challenges

BRUSSELS (Belgium), July 13, 2020 – In its integrated approach Drive Sustainability advocates moving beyond the conventional approach to due diligence and making capacity building a key component fo...

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