What is SPP

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The Sustainable Procurement Pledge (SPP) is an international bottom-up and non-profit organization for procurement professionals, academics and practitioners, driving awareness and knowledge on responsible sourcing practices and empowering people in procurement.

Let´s drive change. Together.

Our Purpose

Sustainability in supply chains is our responsibility.

We are Procurement.

We will build a sustainable future for people and our planet.

Our Vision

All supply chains across the world have embedded sustainable procurement practices by 2030.

Listen to the co-founders' message

Bertrand Conquéret

Bertrand is President of Henkel’s Global Supply Chain B.V. and Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA. In May 2019 he was elected President of the Together for Sustainability initiative with 31 member companies who are jointly driving the improvement of sustainability performances in the chemical supply chains worldwide. 
Bertrand co-founded the Sustainable Procurement Pledge out of passion and driven by a shared sense of responsibility. Because of the impact of procurement decisions on the future of a sustainable planet, individuals can pledge and commit themselves to the Sustainable Procurement Pledge contents to making sustainability the central mindset of their daily decision making.

Thomas Udesen

Thomas is Chief Procurement Officer at Bayer and Co-Founder of the Sustainable Procurement Pledge as he is a firm believer that our prime responsibility is to leave our home, our ONE planet, in the same condition as it was entrusted us. Procurement is mission critical to ensure Sustainable Supply Chains so let’s make sure that we leave the right legacy.


with other SPP Ambassadors