The Progress Reporting Tool (PRT) is a pioneering online self-assessment tool that supports companies globally to measure progress made in addressing modern slavery risks and to highlight the next steps for their businesses and supply chains.

The tool is available for:

  • Suppliers to the UK Consumer Goods project sponsors (Aldi, Asda, Co-op, Lidl, M&S, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners).
  • Suppliers and buyers in the South African agri-business sector.

If you are interested in using the tool in another sector please contact us to discuss by emailing [email protected].

The tool benefits businesses by:

  • Giving a clear picture of progress in addressing modern slavery risks in their business and supply chains, measured against a set of UN Guiding Principles framed questions
  • Highlighting to their clients, the challenges and sticking points that suppliers and their peers face
  • Creating clear downloadable reports to share with leadership teams and clients demonstrating progress made and what needs to be done
  • Presenting analytics to track progress over time and benchmark performance against peers and competitors in your sector
  • Providing steps and progress made that can be reported in modern slavery statements.

The tool enables:

  • Suppliers to benchmark their progress against their peers, as well as the option to share their data with buyers and retailer clients
  • Retailers can benchmark the data of their supplier base against all other industry data, as well as view specific supplier data when shared.

Getting started:

 Identify who in your business will complete the questionnaire, – this should be one representative from your company, with oversight of your overall modern slavery programme who can get input from relevant team members when necessary.
 Download the user guidance or watch the guidance video.
 The time is takes to complete the questionnaire can vary between sectors however you can save your progress and return to complete the questionnaire at any time. For the Consumer Goods the process can take between 1 to 4 hours to complete, for South Africa agri-businesses the process can take between 30 mins to 1 hour to complete.
 When you are ready, make sure you are logged into the Stronger Together website then get started by clicking on the sector you are working in below:

The tool is available for:

For further information please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.