With the IMPA ACT Responsible Supply Chain Management system, purchasers gain access to a state-of-the-art programme that leverages off work and is implemented at own pace.
What you will get
- The IMPA ACT Supplier Code of Conduct in full;
- Company Account in the IMPA ACT Members' Area with access to an implementation materials and resources for setting up a responsible supply chain management system;
- Digital Welcome Pack with a selection of helpful resources and our Purchasers' Collaboration Manual;
- Branding Material: logo and certificate;
- Promotion on the IMPA ACT website, as well as IMPA's Marine Trader Journal;
- Favourable Consultancy Rates with our partner, Global CSR;
- VIP Invitations and Discounted Fees at IMPA ACT events;
- Regular Updates from the IMPA ACT community;
- Entry into the 'Sustainable Marine Purchaser of the Year' Competition;
- Special Award if 20 partnered suppliers get preferred status.
What you will pay
Ship owners and operators pay the annual fee corresponding to the size of their fleet. All other companies pay the annual fee corresponding to their employee count.
What you will have to do
- Commit internally to respecting the principles of the IMPA ACT Supplier Code of Conduct.
- Engage in IMPA ACT dialogue as many of your suppliers as your resources and capacity allow you to.
- Report Suppliers' Progress to the IMPA ACT team every year and as soon as a new partnership is formed, so as to avoid overlaps of engagement within the IMPA ACT programme.
- Contribute with recommendations, insight, best practice and case studies when asked by the IMPA ACT team, unless there is a reasonable reason not to.
- Audit / Evaluate your suppliers as per the IMPA ACT instructions in the members' area, raise inconsistencies wherever spotted, and be thorough, serious and committed to the process.
- Cooperate with the IMPA ACT team when the team has been informed of a supplier wishing to find a purchaser with whom to partner and, in case your business requirements allow you, open an engagement discussion with that supplier.
Once you fill in the form below, we will process your application. We try to do this within 10 working days, but sometimes, during particularly busy periods, it can take up to 30 days.