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Were you confronted with the subject of "sustainability" in your company the first time?
Which methods & requirements are most important for the company?
How do you implement a sustainability concept in the company?



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Philosophy of TopQM-Systems

 » From TopQM-System’s point of view, any manufacturer, marketer, raw material suppliers and consumer of any product and service, has the obligation to consider a sustainable, ecological, economic and social use worldwide.«









      Drive Sustainability 
Drive Sustainability is an automotive partnership between the BMW Group, which
         Daimler AG, Fiat, Chrysler Automobiles, Ford, Honda, the Jaguar Land Rover,
         Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, the Volkswagen Group,
         Volvo Cars and the Volvo Group.    [read more]                                                  




SAQ 4.0 Guidelines on Sustainability (S-Rating)
SAQ 4.0 is a self-assessment of sustainability in an internet platform jointly developed by OEMs for all global suppliers. Of these companies is expected to follow these guidelines from the automotive industry in order to improve the sustainability and confirm it. 
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              CO2 Footprint 
                    The "CARBON footprint" is a value or calculation result for the total amount of carbon dioxide
                    emissions that is generated directly and indirectly by a product, considering the entire product life
                    cycle, by a person (depending on the lifestyle), or by a company. This value is also understood to
                    mean "carbon footprint".  [read more]



Greenhouse Gas Protocol

The GHG Protocol (Greenhouse Gas Protocol) is a private transnational standard series for accounting for greenhouse gas emissions (carbon accounting)


           CR-Reports (Corporate Responsibility)

           In recent years, environmental organizations, non-profit companies, and national communities and countries
           have developed various types of corporate responsibility (CR) reports that companies and organizations can
           use for their own business to publish. Such as e.g. Global Compact (UNGC), OECD Guidelines, German
           Sustainability Code (DNK), GRI G4 (Global Reporting Initiative), Social Accountability (SA) 8000, ISO 26000
           Social Responsibility, Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS).

                                         We help you get the right CR report for your business size, industry and
                                         selected and created by interested parties.




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The UN Global Goals

In October 2015, at the United Nations in NewYork, 193 UN member states jointly committed to the 2030 Agenda with 17 defined Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 individual goals. This global plan is designed to promote sustainable peace and prosperity and to protect our planet.


1) No poverty     10) Reduced inequalities
2) Zero hunger 11) Sustainable city and communities
3) Good health and well-being 12) Responsible consumption and production
4) Quality education 13) Climate action
5) Gender equality 14) Live below water
6) Clean water and sanitation 15) Live on land
7) Affordable and clean energy 16) Peace, justice and strong institutions
8) Decent work and economic growth 17) Partnerships for the global goals
9) Industry, innovaton and infrastructure  


The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals were used to derive the 17 Sustainability Goals of the Federal Republic of Germany

» DNS - German Sustainablity Strategy 
As a control tool, the strategy contains 72 indicators and targets in 39 areas

Drive Sustainability

Drive Sustainability is an automotive partnership between the BMW Group, Daimler AG, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford, Honda, the Jaguar Land Rover, Scania CV AB, Toyota Motor Europe, Volkswagen Group, Volvo Cars and the Volvo Group.

The partnership supported by CSR Europe aims to improve sustainability in the entire automotive supply chain by working together to achieve a common approach in the industry to ensure that sustainability is integrated into the entire supply chain.




The strategy leading automotive companies complement their common strategy for a circular and sustainable automotive value chain

The mission Improve sustainability across the automotive industry through a strengthened and shared voice and through collaboration with suppliers, stakeholders and related sectors on effective activities. 

"Drive Sustainability" formulates a set of common guidelines – the guidelines – in which the expectations placed on suppliers regarding the most important aspects of CSR/sustainability, such as

  • Human rights
  • Working conditions
  • Occupational health and safety
  •  Environment and corporate ethics


In accordance with the guidelines, this self-disclosure questionnaire (SAQ) assesses and evaluates supplier compliance with CSR/sustainability.


                                                                      April 2021                                  © Copyright 2021 CSR Europe


CSR Europe

CSR Europe is the leading European business network for sustainability and corporate responsibility. More than 10,000 companies at local, European and global level are inspired and supported by company members and national CSR organizations.

They support companies & industrial sectors in their transformation and cooperation with regard to practical solutions and sustainable growth.

They represent systematic change; therefore, in line with the SDGs, they want to work
with European leaders and stakeholders to develop an overarching strategy for a sustainable Europe 2030.

CSR Europe supports the Drive Sustainability partnership to drive sustainability across the automotive supply chain by promoting a common approach in the industry and integrating sustainability into the entire procurement process.


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