Memberships

Implementing our sustainability strategy requires joint action right along our entire value chain. Together with organizations that are appropriately aligned, we want to make a significant contribution to sustainable development at a global level and jointly drive progress.

AIM-PROGRESS

AIM-PROGRESS

The worldwide “AIM-PROGRESS” initiative brings together more than 40 leading manufacturers of Fast Moving Consumer Goods to improve cooperation in the supply chain. Beiersdorf uses the platform, which operates under the banner “Achieving more together”, to promote responsible purchasing practices and greater sustainability throughout the supply chain.

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Action for Sustainable Derivatives

Action for Sustainable Derivatives

The joint initiative “Action for Sustainable Derivatives” (ASD) brings together companies in the cosmetics, home and personal care, and oleochemicals industries to collectively tackle supply chain issues around palm oil. As a founding member, Beiersdorf is committed to increase the transparency of the global supply chain for derivatives, jointly monitor risks and activities along the supply chain, and implement collective action projects to address social and ecological challenges on the ground.

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Sustainable Palm Oil Forum

Sustainable Palm Oil Forum

The “Sustainable Palm Oil Forum” (FONAP) aims to significantly increase the proportion of sustainably produced palm oil in the DACH region as quickly as possible while at the same time improving existing standards and certifications. As a founding member of FONAP, Beiersdorf is actively involved in the dialogue and the exchange of experience, and contributes to the timely conversion to sustainably certified palm and palm kernel oil.

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Global Shea Alliance

Global Shea Alliance

The “Global Shea Alliance” (GSA) is a non-profit industry association with 500 members from 35 countries. The GSA promotes sustainability in the Shea industry and defines quality practices and standards. Together with the non-governmental organization, Beiersdorf is committed to the sustainable use of Shea in West Africa and supports local women groups.

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Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

The “Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil” (RSPO) is committed to the sustainable cultivation of palm oil and sets global standards and criteria. As a member of the RSPO, Beiersdorf supports the promotion of sustainable cultivation methods and engages in dialogue with producers, governments, non-profit organizations (NPOs), and consumers worldwide.

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Sedex

Sedex

Suppliers can share sustainability data on their procurement practices via the “Sedex” cooperation platform. Using it gives Beiersdorf an insight into the responsible actions and sustainability efforts of suppliers, which creates greater transparency in the supply chain.

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Sustainable Packaging Coalition

Sustainable Packaging Coalition

The “Sustainable Packaging Coalition” (SPC) is a member-based cooperation that aims to make packaging more sustainable. As part of the SPC, Beiersdorf is committed to the responsible use of sustainable packaging. This includes projects for recycling and the development of innovative, resource-saving materials.

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United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact

The “United Nations Global Compact” (UNGC) is the world’s largest and most important initiative for responsible corporate governance. Beiersdorf is a member of the UNGC and is committed to its ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labor standards, the environment and climate, and corruption prevention.

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