White Paper: Making the Case for Investment in Your Company’s Sustainable Purchasing Program

Gaining the budgetary resources to support sustainable purchasing coordination and embedding of best practices can be a challenge, even within companies where the big-picture benefits of sustainability initiatives are well understood by senior executives. We asked the sustainable purchasing champions at eight U.S. and international companies in a range of industries and sizes to share how they’ve made the case for investment in their company’s sustainable purchasing program.

Additional resources

SPLC Principles for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing

SPLC Program Maturity Model

SPLC Insight Guide : Supplier Sustainability Ratings Providers

SPLC Sustainable Supplier Development Toolkit

INSEAD and EcoVadis Report “The Value of Sustainable Procurement Practices”

World Economic Forum (WEF) Report “Beyond Supply Chains Empowering Responsible Value Chains”