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CSR

Sustainable Procurement – How It Is Evolving as a Procurement Priority

EcoVadis (which provides sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains) has published its biennial report the ‘Sustainable Procurement Barometer,’ which sets out […]

Nestlé at Sustain 2019 – Igniting Change Through CSR

Last week Spend Matters founder, Jason Busch, was over from the US attending the EcoVadis Sustain 2019 event in Paris. EcoVadis works with firms on […]

Procurement With Heart

There should (rightly) be a CSR aspect to commerce; gone should be the days of the ‘show me the money’ attitude with consideration for nothing […]

Down the Procurement Pub with HICX, Jaggaer, CSR, CIPS and Blue Stones

Excuse my indulgence, but for the next few weeks, I may feature a few of my all-time favourite Down the Procurement Pub photos before I […]

Can Procurement With Purpose Save the World? Pub Debate Arguments Against the Motion

Yesterday we focused on the arguments put forward by our two proposers of the motion “This House Believes that Procurement with Purpose can save the world” […]

Pub Debate – Procurement with Purpose Takes Centre Stage

OK, I confess, I was worried about our pub debate last night. Approaching the holiday season, in the middle of the World Cup, a heatwave… […]

Procurement With A Purpose – Launching Our New Paper

We are delighted to announce the publication of our new White Paper, produced in conjunction with SAP Ariba and titled “Procurement with a Purpose -  […]

Down the Procurement Pub with Preston, Coupa, Scalpels, Bombardier, Ivalua and Django Django

Ah, the beautiful Isabel! No, not the talented journalist Isabel Hardman, but the restaurant in Mayfair where I ate this week. Perhaps the most aesthetically […]

Socially Responsible Procurement – BHRE/LUPC Event Overview

Friday saw the BHRE/LUPC Symposium at the University of Greenwich, with the title of “Socially responsible public procurement: Protecting and promoting human rights as we […]

Halloween is Here – But Is Chocolate Firms’ Palm Oil Use the Real Horror Story?

It's Halloween! And many of us will have the big bags of sweets and chocolates ready for those lovable little scamps from down the road […]

Modern Slavery In The Garment Industry – and Knickers In Gateshead

Back in my youth, age 15, I got a Saturday job to support my developing album-buying habit. A chap who lived over the road from […]