White Paper:Galvanizing Action

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Many public sector organizations are required by law or policy to integrate sustainability into purchasing decisions – so the justification for the effort is self-evident. However sustainable purchasing leads can face challenges in convincing their leadership and engaging, educating and enabling their procurement colleaguesto fully prioritize the effort.To help those launching a new program (or rebooting an older one)to succeed in this task, we asked successful public sector leaders how they confronted this challenge and motivated their colleagues and supervisors to understand sustainable purchasing not as a minor checkbox exercise but an opportunity for strategic action in support of their organizational goals. Download Galvanizing Actionnow to leverage their insights and get your effort firing on all cylinders!

For additional reference, go to:

WORKSHEET:  Strategies for Engaging Staff and Establishing Accountability

Ecovadis Public Procurement Handbook

CASE STUDIES:

City of Mississagua,  ON Implementing a Sustainable Procurement Policy

Commonwealth of Massachusetts 2015 (20th anniversary) EPP Program update

City of Cupertino, CA  Green Business Certification Drives Green Purchasing Strategies

City of Portland, OR  Sustainable Procurement Program Evolution through Strategic Planning