Provide Feedback on Guidance v1.0 through July 31st, 2015
As we near the end of our 6-month Guidance v1.0 Pilot Program, I’d like to thank those who have been actively engaged in the process, and remind all stakeholders that you are invited to submit feedback on Guidance v1.0. The deadline to submit feedback is COB Friday, July 31st (ET).Submit Feedback on Guidance v1.0
Guidance v1.0 assists organizations in accomplishing the following:
- Program Development. Provides a framework for incorporating procurement as strategic component of an organization’s sustainability initiatives.
- Strategic Prioritization. Guides purchasing organizations through the process necessary to select the strategies best for them today, given their unique circumstances.
- Program Management. Assists in setting up the infrastructure to measure progress and continuously improve toward sustainability goals.
- Category Guidance. Explains the most significant impacts and current best practices for mitigating the impacts associated with more than 20 product and service categories.
The following resources provide more information on Guidance v1.0.
ATTEND LIVE FEEDBACK SESSIONS
Live Feedback Sessions are dynamic discussions among those who have reviewed SPLC’s Guidance, Technical Advisory Group representatives, and SPLC staff, to understand how to make improvements to the content. Live Feedback Sessions have been a benefit for Pilot Program participants, but we are making the remaining sessions open to everyone.
If you are interested in attending any of these sessions, please add them to your calendar and click the link at the time of the meeting to join.
July 14, 11:00am ET: Construction and Renovation
July 21, 11:00am ET: Furnishings
July 28, 11:00am ET: Starting a Sustainable Purchasing Program
July 30, 11:00am ET: Running a Sustainable Purchasing Program
If you’d like to discuss Guidance v1.0 further and share your feedback directly, please contact Christina Macken, Director of Programs at christina[at]sustainablepurchasing.org