CONTINUING TO BUILD ON THE AIM-PROGRESS ACHIEVEMENTS 2017

In its 10th year of existence, AIM-PROGRESS continues to deliver value to members in terms of learning, networking and helping them build their own responsible sourcing approaches. I

CAPABILITY BUILDING – REGIONAL FOCUS AND FURTHERING KNOWLEDGE

AIM-PROGRESS Asia-Pacific hub, supplier events, leveraging technology for responsible sourcing, and on-the-ground joint remediation projects.

MUTUAL RECOGNITION – ONE TOOL IN THE TOOLBOX

Mutual recognition of ethical/social audits remains one of the AIM-PROGRESS priorities. However, audits are not the only tool used by member companies to provide compliance assurance.

HUMAN RIGHTS – LEGISLATIVE LANDSCAPE AND PILOTING RESPONSIBLE RECRUITMENT

Better understanding the evolving human rights legislative landscape is one of the priorities of our Human Rights work stream this year.

COMMUNICATION: NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH & MEMBER ENGAGEMENT CHANNEL

New streamlined website, and member-only communication and engagement channel

THE STATE OF RESPONSIBLE SOURCING IN AIM-PROGRESS MEMBER COMPANIES - ANNUAL BENCHMARKING SURVEY RESULTS

The 2017 survey marked the second year of integrating the Responsible Sourcing Journey (RSJ) into the annual Member Benchmarking Survey.

NEXT MEMBER MEETING

The next member meeting will be hosted by Kimberly-Clark and will take place at the end of November, in Roswell, Atlanta USA (tentative).