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Responsible Procurement

Pub Debate – Can Procurement With Purpose Save the World? Audience Observations

Last week we featured the arguments for and against our recent Pub Debate motion: “Procurement with Purpose can save the world.” The basic concept is […]

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” […]

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

Hats off to our four speakers (and Chair, James Marland of SAP Ariba) at the Spend Matters pub debate last week – they were truly […]

“Procurement with Purpose” Can Save the World – Pub Debate

(We had the wrong link to register for the Pub Debate (below) - apologies if you tried, please do so again and this time it […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from This Week

Public Spend Forum is dedicated to public sector procurement and aims to be a global community and knowledge network for improving public procurement and the public sector […]

Sustainable Procurement Standard Assessment – Why Wouldn’t You?

A new International Standard for sustainable procurement best practice – ISO 20400 – was launched earlier this year. It’s important to say this is a […]

Responsible Procurement from Alis Sindbjerg Hemmingsen at the Trade Extensions Event

At the recent Trade Extensions customer conference (see our previous articles here, here and here), one of the key note sessions came from Alis Sindbjerg […]

Apple and Foxconn – do we need an Undercover Supply Manager?

(We're pleased to feature another guest post from Gordon Murray - his excellent blog is here. All views are of course Dr Murray's own). I'm […]

Responsible Procurement Management and Sanofi – part 2

Here is part 2 of our guest post from Alis Sindbjerg Hemmingsen, who runs Responsible Procurement Excellence in Copenhagen. Alis continues with her review of […]

Responsible Procurement Management and Sanofi (part 1)

We’re pleased to feature a guest post from Alis Sindbjerg Hemmingsen, who runs Responsible Procurement Excellence in Copenhagen and is an expert on all things […]

Dark Procurement – ethics and moral dilemmas

(We're pleased to have another guest post from Dr Gordon Murray, procurement writer, academic and practitioner - see his own excellent blog here). The tragedy […]

Down the Procurement Pub – CIPS Surrey, a Times hagiography , and better UK GDP numbers

Thanks to everyone who came to the YMCA Guildford (all together now, "Y M C A - ay") last night for my presentation to the […]