Author: Sam Hummel

Apply for SPLC’s Supplier Development Working Group

SPLC invites member professionals involved in purchasing to apply to join the Supplier Development Working Group. Please review the working group’s charter, below, and then:   Supplier Development Working Group Charter Purpose The Supplier Development Working Group is charged with helping

Do sustainability primers help with engaging employees and suppliers?

When working to get employees or external partners, such as suppliers, engaged in your organization’s sustainability strategy, it can be a challenge to get everyone on the same page about what “sustainability” really means.  One potential solution to make “the definitions conversation”

Healthier Procurement Webinar Series

How to Prioritize Human & Environmental Health Concerns within Your Organization’s Purchasing Watch the recording of this webinar, which took place on November 10, 2016. Watch You will learn: How to evaluate what toxins to address first for improving human

Year-end Membership Drive: New Members Save 10% Before January 1!

Does your organization need a reason to join SPLC right now, instead of procrastinating? Do you have a little bit of money left in your budget at year-end? If you answered “yes” to either of those questions, you’re going to love

Top 10 Ways to Attract Procurement Professionals to Sustainable Purchasing

I often get calls from people in a wide variety of roles in organizations – executives, sustainability staff, facilities, and even customers – asking me to help them figure out how to get the procurement professionals in their organization interested in

Breakthrough Cost of Ownership Calculator Released by Practice Greenhealth

We’re pleased to share the news that SPLC member Practice Greenhealth has just released an important new Total Cost of Ownership tool for those wishing to advance sustainable purchasing in healthcare and in other sectors. Those of you who attended SPLC’s recent

Call for 2017 Summit Planning Committee Expressions of Interest

With the successful 2016 Summit behind us, it’s time to start planning the 2017 Summit. Want to help us shape the 2017 Summit programming? Now is the time to express interest in joining the Summit Planning Committee.  Planning Committee Members

SPLC Releases Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing v2.0

Today, SPLC released a significant update to its Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing, a comprehensive resource for organizations who have or are developing a sustainable purchasing program. The first video below describes what is new in Guidance v2.0. The second