POPAI Sustainability Standard (PSS)

All you need to know about The POPAI Sustainability Standard (PSS)

The PSS is POPAI’s corporate environmental standard.

Our current PSS accreditation is aimed at the supply-side of the industry specifically. We are working towards releasing a PSS accreditation for brands and retailers soon. 

The PSS - Supplier embeds sustainability principles within organisations to challenge traditional practices to help industry professionals better understand how, where and when sustainability issues translate to their business.

The PSS - Supplier accreditation forms the cornerstone of the commitment made by POPAI UK & Ireland to lead the industry to a point of self-regulation for the management of environmental performance. 

Why you should get accredited - PSS Supplier

Make a commitment to sustainability.

Here's why...

  • Show stakeholders that you are taking sustainability seriously, with an annual accreditation.
  • Improve company reputation by boosting sustainable credentials.
  • Give you a ‘green’ competitive advantage
  • Encourage better environmental performance from suppliers.

Cost: (12 months)
POPAI members - £699 +VAT
Non-members - £1150 +VAT

Ready to start your journey? Contact to get started. 



PDF Download

Download an overview of the POPAI Sustainability Standard (PSS) and discover the benefits for your business.

This handy PDF download is ideal to share with your internal teams. 

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Case Studies

Hear from those who have made a commitment to sustainability and become PSS accredited. 

"The PSS is the number 1 sustainability accreditation dedicated to our industry" - Will Williams, 100% Group. 

Read more about 100% Group's journey to becoming PSS accredited here.


"The initial attraction to the PSS accreditation was the fact that both us and our clients saw it as a standardised way to indicate how companies within the industry are performing with regards to sustainability" – Sue Tait, Head of Sourcing Network EMEA, Tag. 

Hear more about Tag's journey to becoming PSS accredited here.

Companies working towards or achieved The POPAI Sustainability Standard (PSS)