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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LOCAL VIDEO SLIDE

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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Ten 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 their supply chains concerning sustainability activities and requirements.
OUR PARTNERS

LEAD PARTNERS:

PARTNERS:

By the Numbers

37

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

35,000

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

3,000

Over 3,000 suppliers engaged in capacity building activities

WHAT WE DO

Compliance

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

 

HOW WE DO IT

The way we work

Leadership Assembly
Steering Committee
Working Groups

How we build our strategy

Focus on dialogue and impact

Press and media
21/11/2019

Drive Sustainability States Its Position on Tackling the Cobalt Challenge

BRUSSELS (Belgium), November 21, 2019 - Drive Sustainability expresses its commitment to cooperate with all players in the value chain and with specific initiatives to develop and implement a proactive approach towards the establishment of a sustainable cobalt value chain. Our vision is to lead the transformation towards a circular and sustainable automotive value chain.

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21/11/2019

European Commission launches programme to support SMEs conducting due diligence on minerals and metals supply chains

BRUSSELS (Belgium), November 20, 2019 - Official launch of Due Diligence Ready! the new online platform helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) effectively perform due diligence and responsible sourcing in their minerals and metals supply chains.

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08/07/2019

DUE DILIGENCE READY! – new online platform helps small and medium-sized enterprises conduct due diligence

BRUSSELS (Belgium), July 08, 2019 – Due Diligence Ready!, launching on 20 November 2019, is a new online platform helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) effectively perform due diligence and responsible sourcing in their minerals and metals supply chains.

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