Climate Foundations

Procurement is on the frontline of your organization's climate strategy. Are you ready? 

Procurement professionals are uniquely positioned to drive meaningful impact. Every procurement team needs to grasp the basics of climate risk and reporting, and best practices to drive and support meaningful supply chain emissions reductions.

That’s where Climate Foundations comes in. Climate Foundations is a comprehensive virtual coaching course specifically designed for procurement professionals — providing basic climate knowledge, tools, and strategic insights in a procurement context.

This live course is led by our team of experienced procurement practitioners and invited climate experts. Registration for 2023 will open soon with sessions scheduled to begin in April 2023.


Join the waitlist! 

What’s Included


  • Basics on Greenhouse Gas Protocol, Scopes 1,2,3, Science Based Targets, CDP Reporting, greenhouse gas accounting.
  • Approaches, tools, and limitations to baselining and prioritizing for climate — at the organizational, supplier, and product levels.
  • How to prioritize categories and strategies where you can have the quickest and most meaningful early-stage impacts.
  • Strategies for supplier accountability, supporting progress on reducing Scope 3 emissions.
  • Best practice stakeholder and supplier engagement on climate issues.


  • A strategic plan to move your organization towards addressing the largest GHG emissions impacts and opportunities from your purchasing — identifying key stakeholders, goals, suppliers, and strategies.
  • A climate-focused supplier engagement and development plan, designed to support your suppliers in delivering climate-focused data, GHG reduction commitments, and operational progress.
  • Connections with a cohort of climate experts and peers.


Pricing includes the full program. Groups of three or more from one organization receive a 20% discount on per-person pricing.


PRICING (per person)


SPLC Member










Public Sector / Higher Ed