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Jan

19

January 19, 2017

Procurement Leadership Group: How Good Is Your Sustainable Supply Chain Program?

How Good Is Your Sustainable Supply Chain Program?

Sustainable supply chain management means operating in uncertainty, without clear guidance on universal standards on what constitutes best practice. A BSR tool can help companies benchmark their responsible sourcing programs and assess how to improve.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Jun

9

June 9, 2015

Procurement Leadership Group: New Thinking in Category Strategy Development: Plastic at Cathay Pacific

New Thinking in Category Strategy Development: Plastic at Cathay Pacific

The final blog of a four-part series explores how developing robust category strategies can improve sustainability in procurement practices—and drive business benefits.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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May

14

May 14, 2015

Procurement Leadership Group: Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Three Ways Companies Can Act on Plastic Waste

Few companies can do without plastic, but the material causes significant environmental problems. Companies can act by optimizing procurement and waste management practices.

#Environment #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Mar

20

March 20, 2015

Procurement Leadership Group: The Key to Supplier Engagement? Make It Work for Them

The Key to Supplier Engagement? Make It Work for Them

In a conversation with David Lawrence, BSR's Tara Norton explores how to engage successfully with suppliers on sustainability.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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Feb

11

February 11, 2015

Category Managers: Do You Know What Your Business Really Needs?

As category managers begin their paths to more sustainable procurement, they should start by asking different questions.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Feb

12

February 12, 2013

A More Collaborative Approach to Sustainable Procurement

Now in its second year, BSR's Center for Sustainable Procurement is cultivating a more collaborative approach to sustainable procurement for companies in our network.

#Procurement Leadership Group #Strategy and Integration #Supply Chain #Sustainability Management

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Jan

15

January 15, 2013

The Power of Collaboration

Collaboration is essential in sustainability progress, but it can be very difficult to get it right—even for those working in the field. In the first in a series on collaboration, we share the lessons learned from our working groups and cross-sector partnerships.

#Clean Cargo Working Group #Future of Fuels #Procurement Leadership Group

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Sep

11

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.

#Procurement #Procurement Leadership Group #Supply Chain

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