Author: Jason Pearson

Today we write collectively, as a staff, to reflect on the results of the 2016 US election and their implications for the work of SPLC. During his campaign, President-elect Trump communicated messages that troubled many of us deeply, as American citizens …

A Message from the SPLC Staff in Response to the 2016 US Election Read More »

As summer 2016 draws to a close, we celebrate the first three years of SPLC programs. Reflecting on Our Progress Three years ago, nearly to the day, sixty-five representatives from SPLC’s founding members and partners met at our Founding Summit …

SPLC Turns Three – Reflecting and Looking Forward Read More »

Last week, I represented the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council in a Consultation on President Obama’s proposal to create a U.S. National Action Plan (NAP) on Responsible Business Conduct to promote responsible business conduct abroad. The NAP will be consistent with the UN Guiding …

A Report on the US National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct Read More »

SPLC has committed to release our Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing Version 1.0 by the end of 2014. This is an ambitious agenda, particularly for a young, boot-strapping organization with a small staff (2.5 FTE) tackling a complex topic (leadership in sustainable …

5 Reasons SPLC is Moving Fast… And Why That’s OK. Read More »