Buy Social Canada Summit
June 16-17, 2014 | VancouverThe first annual Buy Social Canada Summit will take place in Vancouver on the evening of June 16 and all day June 17.
Delve deeper into the “what is” and “how to” of social purchasing. Talk to the experts about the opportunities and barriers you may encounter, learn about social purchasing policies, tools and evaluation criteria, and find out what’s happening in other parts of the world in a range of industries.
To learn more and to register, visit the Buy Social Canada website.
Buy Sustainably, Buy Smart
The BuySmart Network (formerly the Sustainability Purchasing Network) is a key source of information and education on sustainable purchasing. Administered by the non-profit Fraser Basin Council, BuySmart benefits from the participation of leaders in business, public bodies and non-profit organizations who are willing to share procurement strategies and learn from each other.
Would you like to help create a cleaner environment, a healthier community and better workplaces by weighing the social, economic and environmental impacts of the goods and services you buy? Welcome ― this website is for you.
posted on 3:37 PM, September 4, 2013
Thanks to everyone who attended "Leveraging the Power of Sustainable Purchasing" on November 20. This was a fabulous session that looked at how to build internal support for sustainable procurement and refine the procurement process. Participants learned the fundamentals of integrating sustainability into bid documents, creating performance scorecards for suppliers and evaluating proposals.
Don't miss our last event of 2013!:
posted on 3:33 PM, October 13, 2011
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Does it really matter what a business buys? It does! Just ask our sponsors. By leading change for environmental, social and economic sustainability, they are seeing value in a triple bottom line. And by supporting the BuySmart Network, they are helping others do the same.
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