SPLC Navigator

 We are excited to announce the launch of the SPLC NAVIGATORTM Platform!

SPLC NAVIGATORTM  empowers procurement teams to assess and improve the maturity and effectiveness of their sustainable procurement program, and roadmap their next steps to increase program impact.

The tool will scale sustainable procurement best practices by providing procurement teams with a comprehensive pulse check and diagnosis of their current sustainability initiatives, whatever stage they are at. The assessment process enables procurement professionals to benchmark against their peers, understand their strengths, weaknesses, and areas for improvement, and set a path forward to a robust, strategic sustainable procurement program.

Navigator draws on the SPLC’s decade of learning, testing, and improving sustainable procurement best practices in collaboration with hundreds of procurement and sustainability leaders –  every element has been tested, piloted, refined and strengthened over that decade of work under the oversight of SPLC's SP Assessment Working Group. The system evaluates procurement efforts based on our core understanding of the necessity of building a strategic program approach for meaningful impact.  

Navigator’s questions and criteria address procurement programs on their effectiveness in obtaining the most demonstrably sustainable goods and services from the most demonstrably sustainable suppliers, in alignment with the purchasing organization’s strategic sustainability goals - in a manner that has a meaningful impact on supplier performance, the sustainability performance of goods and services, and drives market transformation.

Navigator Now Available to SPLC Members

SPLC members will get free access to Navigator and the 2024 SP Assessment beginning on February 23, allowing them to leverage the platform for their annual SP performance reporting against sectoral, spend, geography, industry, and other benchmarks - and further supported by action plan recommendations for the coming year.  Non-member access will become available shortly for a fee.  The 2024 SP Assessment reporting window will then close on July 17th, followed by the 2024 Sustainable Procurement Report.     




  • Educate your organization on prioritized best practices in sustainable procurement.
  • Confidentially identify where you are in sustainable procurement maturity and how you compare to others.
  • Establish a baseline from which your SP progress can be measured annually.
  • Focus on and be supported in areas where your program needs additional attention to become more effective.

2023 Sustainable Procurement Snapshot

In early 2023, following two years of intensive development work and piloting, SPLC member organizations were invited to participate in an Inaugural launch of the SP Assessment Tool (the Navigator platform’s precursor).   Organizations are invited to review this first annual performance report, which offers new and valuable insights into the strengths, weaknesses, and maturity of current sustainable procurement practices across corporate, government, and educational institution purchasing and points up significant opportunities for further progress.   

Download your copy of the 2023 Sustainable Procurement Snapshot Report

For more information on SPLC Navigator and SPLC's Annual Sustainable Procurement Report, e-mail info@sustainablepurchasing.org

SPLC NAVIGATORTM is made possible through TECHNOLOGY SPONSORSHIPS from the following organizations: 


Interested in sponsoring the platform's continued development?   Click here for more info.