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Sustainable procurement

Human Rights In The Supply Chain – Andy Davies Gets Us Thinking

We commend to you (that phrase has an old-fashioned resonance to it, doesn’t it) a two-part article from Andy Davies, director of the London Universities […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

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

Sustainable Procurement – Becoming More Widespread and More Important

EcoVadis (providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains) has published its 2017 Sustainable Procurement Barometer, which sets out the results of […]

Socially Sustainable Public Procurement and a Day-Trip To Leicester

Last Thursday we took the impressively on-time train service from East Midlands Trains up to Leicester for a one-day seminar on Socially Sustainable Public Procurement […]

Ben Gummer – Might We See “Sustainable Procurement” Going Up The Government Priority List?

After our article a week ago about the new UK government “Minister for Procurement” and the seemingly random process by which ministers in general seem […]

Public Spend Matters Europe – Highlights from this Week

Here is our Friday run down of  what we have published for you on our site dedicated to exciting and fascinating matters connected with European […]

CSR, Sustainability and SRM – A Powerful Partnership (part 2)


In Part 1, Lance Younger, CEO, and Nils van de Winkel, Analyst, Statess, and Alis Sindbjerg Hemmingsen, Responsible Procurement, highlighted the business imperative and opportunity for the integration […]

This Week’s Summary of Articles from Public Spend Matters Europe

Time again for a roundup of the articles published on Public Spend Matters Europe (PSME) during out first week of 2015.  Launched on September 1st, our public sector […]

Nestlé UK & Ireland aim for fully sustainable cocoa sourcing by 2015

Our intern, Robbie Pyburn reports:  Nestlé UK & Ireland and Tata Global Beverages are the latest major companies to reveal plans to accomplish sustainable sourcing. […]

How Procurement Professionals can add value to business performance: sustainability and diversity

In this second in a series of articles looking at how procurement can add value to business performance, Gerard Chick, chief knowledge officer, Optimum Procurement […]

Sustainable Procurement – a case study in marketing services procurement from Pernod Ricard

In part 1 of our feature on Pernod Ricard (here) and their approach to buying branded marketing items, we covered their overall strategy and their […]

Sustainable Procurement – has UK Government interest waned?

We’ve covered the recent report from the UK National Audit Office on “Improving government procurement” in some depth, but they also recently issued a briefing […]