IMPA ACT Partners & Supporting Entities

What is IMPA ACT?

IMPA ACT is an exclusive community of ship purchasers and suppliers working to become sustainability frontrunners by working towards compliance with internationally endorsed standards.

IMPA ACT is an independent initiative of the International Marine Purchasing Association (IMPA) that seeks to improve the economic, social and environmental compliance of its ship purchaser and supplier members. IMPA ACT represents international best practice and is aligned with UN principles.

How does it work?

Become aligned with the latest standards

IMPA ACT gives its members the platform, guidance, and training to become aligned with the latest best practice in corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and responsible supply chain management.

Build your profile on an exclusive shipping platform

IMPA ACT Supplier Members ‘build their profile’ on the exclusive shipping platform,, promoting their compliance credentials and commitment to responsibility to current and prospective clients.

Gain access to the dedicated resources and knowledge

IMPA ACT Purchasing Members gain access to the dedicated IMPA ACT Purchasing Member Area, which provides access to the IMPA ACT RSCM Platform, providing guidance and support on engaging with their suppliers to implement the IMPA ACT Supplier Code of Conduct.

IMPA ACT Members

Our IMPA ACT Purchasing Members are a group of front running ship owners and managers committed to Sustainability and RSCM. To see our IMPA ACT Supplier Members, please visit

Start your CSR and Responsible Supply Chain Management journey today

Register to become an IMPA ACT Purchasing or Supplier Member and gain access affordable and pragmatic guidance for the Shipping and Maritime Industry.

Find out more   Become a IMPA ACT Member today

Latest news

The latest news from IMPA ACT and other related sources

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

26th May 2016

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) is the first-ever ranking of the world's largest publicly listed companies on their human rights performance. The CHRB has now begun its pilot benchmark process. The final scores will be available in November 2016.

Read article

Programme updates

Updates about the IMPA ACT programme and its related services

19th May 2016

New Member Resource: IMPA ACT Member Supplier Engagement & Resource Map 
This resource is to be used by IMPA ACT Members when engaging with suppliers and mapping the available resources available at each step of the way. It is available in the Resource section of the IMPA ACT Members section available here.

26th February 2016

Your Questions Answered: How to prioritise human risks in supply chains?
A common concern that managers have before engaging in responsible supply chain management is how to managing the risks that are identified and how far down the supply chain is there is a responsibility to report and take action. A new resource and video has been added to the Member's resource section to explore how to prioritise human rights actions in the supply chain. 

01st December 2015

New Sector Risk Assessment Uploaded to the IMPA ACT Members' Area
In order assist IMPA ACT Member in selecting their suppliers to partner with, IMPA ACT will be uploading sector specific risk assessments, the first of which is Oil and Gas Risk Assesment. This can be accessed through the IMPA ACT Members' Section in the Knowledge Base.

Copyright © 2018 International Marine Purchasing Association. All Rights Reserved. | IMPA, East Bridge House, East Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2TX UK | +44 (0) 1206 798900