“The CPI2 tool is a powerful support for our suppliers. It creates awareness, involvement and values.”

Dr. Johannes Merck, Vice President Corporate Responsibility, Otto Group

Every retailer, brand, sourcing agency, vendor is welcome to join and benefit from CPI2!

Create transparency along your supply chain and improve supplier excellence.

Set improvement goals, manage and achieve them.

CPI2 allows an active contribution to environmental protection – at no costs for your business.

Contact us for further information and on how to join: member@cpi2.org


CPI2 is an initiative of retailers:

Bay City Textilhandels GmbH, BRAX Leineweber GmbH & Co KG, Deichmann SE, elkline GmbH, Ernsting‘s family GmbH & Co. KG, Hamm Reno Group GmbH & Co. KG, KiK Textilien und Non-Food GmbH, Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG, New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc., New Frontier GmbH, Otto Group, s.Oliver Bernd Freier GmbH & Co. KG, Tchibo GmbH, Tristar Fashion Limited, Williams-Sonoma, Y’organic B.V. 

“CPI2 is a clear commitment from retailers to reduce GHG emissions in the global supply chain significantly. It creates a framework for joint action to build-up needed capacities to fight against climate change and to further close the implementation gap.”

Jochen Flasbarth, formerly President Umweltbundesamt

CPI2 is supported by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment and the German Investment and Development Company (DEG).
The initiative and its development work is monitored by the German Federal Environmental Agency (Umweltbundesamt UBA). 
Development work and implementation is undertaken by business consultancy Systain Consulting.

About CPI2


CPI2 is not for profit - all revenues are reinvested for constant improvement. The CPI2-approach will be expanded in due course to reduce overall environmental footprint of consumer goods


CPI2 is dedicated to reduce the overall negative impact to the environment related to manufacturing of consumer goods - CPI2 aims to become the leading environmental supply chain initiative.