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Enterprise Certification for Sustainability

Global Recognition for Sustainable Supply Chain Practices

Building a sustainable enterprise continues to be a challenge in the face of climate change. However, business leaders are still making sustainability a priority, with supply chain playing a critical role.

The ASCM Enterprise Certification for Sustainability is the industry’s first and only corporate supply chain designation that measures social responsibility, economic sustainability, and ecological stewardship. 

Even without being certified, measuring your company against the standards within the certification serves as an unbiased tool to validate supplier quality, development, and/or selection. The standards can help you identify supply chain gaps and provide a pathway to update supply chain sustainability strategies.

98% of CEOs believe that sustainability is core to their role.

Source: 12th United Nations Global Compact–Accenture CEO Study

Free sustainability assessment for corporate members

All of ASCM’s corporate members receive a complimentary, one-day sustainability assessment as well as a 50% discount on the ASCM Enterprise Certification for Sustainability Standards. The assessment includes:

Self-Assessment Pre-Work


You will self assess a selected supply chain maturity according to the ASCM Standards for Sustainability. ASCM will provide link and directions.

Sustainability Trends

Sustainability Trends
Stay updated on the latest trends in sustainability and how it may impact your supply chain.

Self-Assessment Read-Out

Self-Assessment Read-Out
Discover your maturity scores and what key processes need to be addressed.

Roadmap for Improvement

Roadmap for Improvement
Discussion with your peers facilitated by an ASCM subject matter expert, what are the opportunities and processes to be tackled to address maturity gaps.

Benefits of certification

  • Gain competitive advantage
  • Demonstrate transparency
  • Ensure suppliers align with organization’s values
  • Manage accountability to ethical standards
  • Embrace culture of social responsibility
  • Showcase supply chain excellence

Compatible with leading global sustainability initiatives

  • United Nations Global Compact
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
  • Guiding Principles of OECD (Organization for Economic
    Co-operation and Economic Development)
  • ISO 26001 (Social Responsibility), 14001 (Environmental Standards), 9001 (Quality Management System) & 31000 (Risk)
  • Baldrige Excellence Framework
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

More sustainability resources

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