Sustainable Purchasing Governance

Contribute to the Group societal and environmental (CSR) ambitions

The Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility, outlined in the Michelin performance and Responsibility Charter, A better way forward’’, is applied in our relations with Suppliers and their subcontractors.

It means selecting goods and services made ​​in accordance with the highest social, ethical and environmental standards in accordance with the Michelin Purchasing Principles.

This approach, deployed through a global network, is based on:

  • The training of Purchasing Teams
  • The integration of sustainable development criteria in tenders
  • The CSR risk management in the supply chain
A sustainable purchasing training module was specifically created for the purchasing function. This training is required for any buyer and technical specifier of the Group. In 2015, All purchasing teams in the geographical areas were trained and over 95% for the headquarters based teams.

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