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January 23, 2015

Procurement: Better Procurement Means Sustainable Procurement

Better Procurement Means Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable procurement means more efficient and informed processes that drive value for the business and requires a deeper understanding of risks and opportunities inside the business—and out.

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June 18, 2013

Sustainable Procurement in Practice: AT&T, Best Buy, and Dell

One year after the launch of BSR’s Center for Sustainable Procurement, here are four lessons from our pilot project with three companies.

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September 11, 2012

What Total Cost of Ownership Offers Sustainable Procurement

To explore the opportunities to align total cost of ownership, which captures the costs associated with a product over its lifetime, and sustainable procurement, which integrates sustainability data into everyday purchasing decisions, BSR gathered perspectives from experts in the field.

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July 3, 2012

Going from ‘What’ to ‘How’ in Sustainable Procurement

We have made good progress producing certifications, labels, and data schemes that identify the sustainability information about various products. But how can procurement managers use that information effectively and efficiently?

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January 12, 2010

A Strategic Approach to Responsible Sourcing

Following the economic crisis, many companies looked to their supply chains to save costs. A responsible sourcing strategy can help businesses reduce expenses and improve sustainability performance.


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