Trends & Issues


FAR REACHING VALUE OF SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

TO ACHIEVE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY, PROCUREMENT MUST BE FULLY ON BOARD. ONLY PURSING SUSTAINABILITY INTERNALLY MEANS THE MAIN OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABILITY ARE MISSED IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN.

Procurement is at the core of any business effort to achieve sustainability. Sustainable procurement contributes value in many ways by reducing costs and minimizing the risk of disrupted sources of materials. This is a minimal perspective however, because sustainable procurement is also at the core of the world’s ability to reach environmental and social sustainability. Business leaders are focused on responsibility, resilience, and supply regeneration of critica....