The time needed to complete Supplier to Zero varies per supplier and is based on factors such as:
- The level of Supplier to Zero (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3)
- The number of unlocked recommendations
- Facility type
In the recommendation overview, you can see an estimation of the implementation time for each given recommendation.
The majority of suppliers are able to complete Supplier to Zero - Level 1 within three months. Please use the recommendation overview to make a timeline and track recommendations.
Effective June 2023, some of the terminology is changed to align with the 2030 Impact Strategy. Certification levels within Supplier to Zero for non-signatory suppliers terminology has changed from Foundational, Progressive, and Aspirational Level to Supplier to Zero Levels 1, 2, and 3.
For more information regarding the updated terminology, please refer to the following Knowledge-Base article: New Terminology.