Supporting and recognizing
purchasing leadership that
accelerates the transition to a
socially just and sustainable future.

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SP3

Gain momentum to achieve sustainable purchasing goals!

SPLC’s Strategic Program Planning Process (SP3) assists members with developing a strategic approach to sustainable purchasing. This strategic approach allows our members to commit to goals and strategies that align to their organizational priorities and have a positive impact on the environment and society. Learn more about SP3.

2020 SPLC VIRTUAL SUMMIT

Join us for the biggest sustainable purchasing
event of the year!

The 2020 SPLC Summit is now a completely virtual event! Join us May 18 – 20 as we bring our high-quality, in-person Summit experience to a real-time, “live” community setting, while keeping changes to our amazing program to a minimum. Visit our 2020 Summit pages to view our full program line-up, review updated FAQs, and get all the details.

2020 SUSTAINABLE PURCHASING LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Get the recognition
you deserve!

SPLC’s coveted Leadership Awards recognize organizations and individuals for leadership in procurement that accelerates the transition to a prosperous and sustainable future. Deadline to apply extended to July 1st – apply today!

Why our members join

  • “Our clients want to know which of the 400+ eco-labels are credible and which of the many green purchasing guidelines to use. We can help with that, but only a multi-stakeholder collaboration can shift significant market demand to those credible standards.”

    ANASTASIA O’ROURKE

    Principal | DEKRA Sustainability

  • “The Council will help institutional buyers to efficiently and accurately incorporate sustainability into procurement decisions.”

    CYNTHIA CUMMIS

    Deputy Director | GHG Protocol, World Resources Institute
    Former Founding Director | Climate Leaders Program, U.S. EPA

  • “It’s great to be a part of a community that has focus, energy, and passion for delivering on the commitment to improve the relevant environmental, social, and economic impacts in purchasing.”

    DAN PLESHKO

    VP, Aeronautics Quality Transformation | Lockheed Martin Co.

  • “SPLC keeps us up to date on the latest thinking in supply chain sustainability. We benefit from being part of a community where next practices are shared and challenging issues are discussed in a collaborative forum.”

    JOAN KERR

    Director, Supplier Sustainability and Diversity | PG&E

  • “The Council’s multi-stakeholder guidance and clear thinking make it a voice worth listening to.”

    JONATHAN RIFKIN

    Green Purchasing Coordinator | City of Washington, DC

  • “SPLC’s Guidance has allowed us to apply an unprecedented strategic approach to our sustainable procurement efforts, and brought more attention and excitement to our program than I have seen in years.”

    KARL BRUSKOTTER

    Sustainability Analyst | City of Santa Monica

  • “It’s very exciting to have an organization that supports and guides our procurement with principles for sustainable purchasing, so that there is a common language and standard protocol for sustainable purchasing.”

    KATHY McDUFFE

    VP, Supply Chain | Interface

  • “I’m really excited to see a group coming together to do what all of us purchasing managers have been waiting to see for a long time.”

    NICOLE JACKSON

    Sustainable Sourcing & Travel Manager | World Wildlife Fund

  • “EPA supports efforts to clarify and propel the sustainable products movement and hopes the Council will be successful in its important work.”

    ROBERT PERCIASEPE

    Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

  • “The institution with the greatest potential to advance sustainability into society is business. The Council will leverage this influence to help shape the future of sustainable procurement.”

    TAD RADZINSKI, PE, LEED AP, SFP

    Certification Officer | GreenCircle Certified, LLC

  • “As a Founding Member, we believe the Council will help unleash the power of institutional buying to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainability.”

    YALMAZ SIDDIQUI

    Senior Director, Environmental Strategy | Office Depot
    Co-Chair, Steering Committee | Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

  • “As a founding member, FedEx is using SPLC’s Guidance to build on our existing efforts to drive and refine sustainability language into our contracts. The structure approach ensures stakeholder alignment and provides transparency throughout the process.”

    PAT HOPPER

    Director, Sourcing | FedEx Services

  • “SPLC is bringing clarity and rigor to the often amorphous topic of sustainable purchasing. By providing the framework to define and recognize leadership in the field, SPLC is helping orient the marketplace to benefit people and the planet.”

    JOSH SILVERMAN

    Director, Office of Sustainability Support | US Department of Energy

Our Members