Railsponsible vision:

Members of Railsponsible believe that sustainable procurement is a key driver of value for business and society.

Our vision is a global railway industry where all suppliers have in place good ethical, social, environmental and business practices.


Railsponsible mission:

To continuously improve the sustainability practices of railway industry suppliers.

To share best practices and processes, driving a shared understanding across the industry.

To use and share common tools, creating efficiencies

Commitments of Railsponsible members

Company commitments

  • The Chief Procurement Officer of each member organization formally commits to the vision and mission of the initiative.
  • The sustainability expectations we require of our suppliers are also reflected in our own practices.
  • We have resources in place whose responsibility it is to effectively implement supply chain sustainability within our companies and with our suppliers.
  • We operate in compliance with antitrust laws and Railsponsible Antitrust statement. It is not the aim/purpose of the initiative to use the meetings for purposes that could in any reasonable way be seen as anti-trust behavior.

Operational commitments

  • We encourage our suppliers to participate in the common assessment program, to send a common message and reduce duplication for suppliers.
  • We commit to use tools developed by this initiative in a manner consistent with our own processes

Reporting commitment

  • We report regularly on an aggregate view of the sustainability performance of our supply chains