Better Buying Purchasing Practices Index (BBPPI)TM
A detailed analysis of brands’ and retailers’ purchasing practices, and areas for improvement, based on objective business supplier data and insights collected during our annual ratings cycle.
Five Principles of Responsible PurchasingTM
Developed by Better BuyingTM, The Five PrinciplesTM focus on the purchasing practices that have the biggest impact on suppliers’ businesses and their ability to provide good working conditions and improve their environmental performance.
Find out how our scoring system works, what the scores and star grading mean, and the weighting of each of the seven purchasing practices in the overall score.
Better Buying Partnership Index (BBPI)TM
The Partnership IndexTM is a shorter survey consisting of 15 impactful questions, enabling year-round monitoring of progress, identification of problem areas, and analysis of emerging trends.
Deep Dive Reports
Read our series of deep dives into critically important purchasing practices known to impact negatively on supplier sustainability
Better Buying Commercial Compliance TrackerTM
Measuring the extent to which buyer purchasing practices adhere to the minimum level of performance set forth by suppliers and do not cause obvious and avoidable harm to suppliers.
Highlights from the Better Buying Purchasing Practices IndexTM, looking at a range of specific product categories.
Supplier Roundtable Reports
Anonymized reports from our Supplier Roundtable events, where suppliers come together in a safe space to co-create solutions to the challenges caused by poor purchasing practices.
At-a-glance infographics, with statistics and insights on year-over-year progress being made by brands and retailers committed to improving their purchasing practices.
At-a-glance industry scorecards from our Index Reports, showing overall and by-category progress.
Special Reports into topical and emerging issues related to purchasing practices, buyer-supplier partnerships and supplier sustainability.