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procurement with purpose

Values over Value

We welcome this guest post from Alejandro Alvarez, Partner, Operations Performance at international consultancy Ayming. Is 2020 to be the year that the purpose of […]

Announcing the SAP Sustainable Procurement Awards

Readers may remember a Spend Matters paper for SAP Ariba last year titled “Making a Positive Impact on Organisations, Human Rights and Communities – Procurement […]

John Penrose MP Speaks at ValueX – Rebooting capitalism and how procurement can make a difference

Peter Smith comments on the keynote from the SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass ValueX event last week. The event was held at the headquarters of […]

The Fifth Age of Procurement – Wider Value

We weren’t able attend the riskmethods Supply Chain Risk Management Summit last week, but our good friend Peter Smith was there presenting a keynote - […]

Meet the Experts and Be Inspired at Sap Ariba’s ValueX

Post summer event season is now well under way with a hugely well-received new entry onto our calendars last week with DPW (Digital Procurement World). The […]

Official IT Partner to Social Enterprise UK – SAP Ariba on Procurement as a Force for Good

In April this year, SAP revealed its plans to do more to support the UK government’s Buy Social Initiative and promote ethical firms (by making […]

Procurement with Purpose Continues to Gain Pace

SAP Ariba Live

We attended the SAP Ariba Live event earlier this month, but we couldn't make the Sustainability Summit that preceded it, however, our good friend and ex-colleague […]

SAP Ariba – Procurement Evolution and Revolution at London Summit

Yesterday SAP Ariba held their London Procurement Summit on an absolutely gorgeous day by the Thames. While not on the scale of the humongous Amsterdam […]

Procurement with Purpose – Key Points to Consider

Just a reminder that you can still download our recent briefing paper, supported by SAP Ariba, which is all about Procurement with Purpose.  It’s full […]

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 […]