Category: Guidance v1.0

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership & Supplier Diversity

This blog article is excerpted from SPLC’s Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing v1.0. Ensuring that contracting opportunities are accessible to diverse suppliers is a key part of promoting the health and resilience of local and global economies. Collectively, these

Avoiding Sustainable Purchasing Policy Pitfalls

I regularly talk to purchasing and sustainability professionals who are struggling with what to do about a sustainable purchasing policy. Some don’t have one and are just getting started drafting one. Others have created one but are having a hard

Why Cross-functional Teams Are the Primary Audience for SPLC’s Guidance v1.0

It might seem logical to assume that our Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing v1.0 would be solely aimed at procurement departments and processes they manage.  In reality, the Guidance goes far beyond this, and that’s a key reason that it significantly departs

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

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

TAC Tackles High-level Guidance Development Questions

The Council is currently working with more than 90 volunteers across nine program committees to develop the Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing v1.0, opening for pilot in January 2015. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), the volunteer group overseeing the

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