May 7, 2013
Want to get your business to
consider sustainability, but don’t know how?
Try talking to them about risk.
That’s the advice of Professor Andrew Douglas from the University of the West of England. Addressing buyers at the Sustainable Purchasing & Supply Summit in London last month as he helped launch the CIPS Sustainability Index, Douglas said people now see the sustainability agenda as a way of managing risk. (more…)
October 9, 2012
canadian pharmacyid Noble, chief executive, Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply” width=”100″ height=”100″ />Asking for information
to verify and evaluate a supplier’s sustainability credentials is a routine feature of many tender processes. The information gathered, whether through a questionnaire or other means, is then usually weighted and mapped against a benchmark, producing an overall sustainability score on which you base your sourcing decision.
But do you know how your scoring of a supplier compares with how buyers in other organisations rate that same supplier? (more…)