Retailers are sometimes asked by internal and external stakeholders to report on their sustainability efforts and accomplishments. This matrix provides an initial overview of the platforms most often used and referenced in the industry, with links to learn more.
For recognition opportunities visit the Sustainability Recognition Opportunities Matrix.
UN Global Compact Communication on Progress (COP)Contact
Human rights, labour, environment, anti-corruption
No cost to use platform - but must be a UN Global Compact participating member (upon joining, companies are asked to make a regular annual contribution to support the work of the UN Global Compact)
As of September 2017, over 29,587 active COPs (including over 30 retailers) are listed, globally