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Interview: Johanna Kertesz, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

This summer, SPLC is running a Thought Leadership Interview Series in order to recognize and learn from some of the individuals involved in our work. Today we’re pleased to share our interview with Johanna Kertesz; Environmental Scientist at Minnesota Pollution

Interview: Tim Hopper, Microsoft

This summer, SPLC is running a Thought Leadership Interview Series in order to recognize and learn from some of the individuals involved in our work. Today we’re pleased to share our interview with Tim Hopper; Manager of Responsible Sourcing Initiatives at

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Award Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cuchulain Kelly, 202-607-2600 x202, cuchulain@sustainablepurchasing.org 2017 LEADERSHIP AWARDS FOR SUSTAINABLE PURCHASING Ten Organizations Recognized by Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council DENVER CO – On Tuesday, May 9th, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) recognized ten organizations and one

NEWS ADVISORY: 2017 Leadership Awards for Sustainable Purchasing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4 2017 CONTACT: Cuchulain Kelly, 202-607-2600 x202, cuchulain@sustainablepurchasing.org NEWS ADVISORY: 2017 LEADERSHIP AWARDS FOR SUSTAINABLE PURCHASING DENVER CO – On Tuesday, May 9th, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) — a non profit organization with more than

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”

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

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

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