13 Questions To Ask Suppliers About Environmental Impact

As a buyer or a production manager, it’s not always easy to ascertain whether a supplier is implementing the kind of environmental management practices you’d like to see in your supply chain. Use CO's key questions to help start the conversation.

Environmental management can be a complex topic and require specialist knowledge. But you can start to get a sense of how a supplier or potential supplier operates and approaches environmental management with the questions listed below.

Not all these questions will be relevant to all suppliers, and they can’t guarantee anything, but they can help you open up a conversation about environmental management practices.

Key questions to ask suppliers:

  1. What raw materials do you use? Are they orga…