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December 3 | Vancouver

Buyer-Supplier Collaboration: A Key Strategy for Sustainable Purchasing

If you’re ready to take your organization’s program to the next level, you’ll want to look closely at an emerging strategy in sustainable purchasing — buyer-supplier collaboration — as a way to deliver economic, social, ethical and environmental benefits along your supply chain.

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Topics in Sustainability Purchasing

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Local Purchasing posted on 9:12 AM, January 13, 2011 2
Social and Ethical Purchasing posted on 8:52 AM, January 13, 2011 14
Green Purchasing Networks posted on 8:51 AM, January 13, 2011 2
Energy Efficient Purchasing posted on 8:51 AM, January 13, 2011 1
Sustainable Forestry posted on 8:41 AM, January 13, 2011 5
Certification & Eco-labelling posted on 3:56 PM, January 12, 2011 9
Climate Change/Carbon Reduction posted on 3:52 PM, January 12, 2011 5

Program Vision

The vision of the BuySmart Network is for organizations in all sectors to recognize sustainable purchasing as smart purchasing and to make it integral to their operations.

Our Work

The BuySmart Network helps public, private and non-profit organizations learn how to purchase products and services that offer social, economic and environmental benefits and to create a sustainable purchasing strategy that supports their own goals.

Our Sponsors

The work of the BuySmart Network is possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, along with the contributions of partners, advisors and a circle of participants. Find out more.

Reach Us

BuySmart is a program of the Fraser Basin Council (FBC), a charitable non-profit society that advances sustainability in the Fraser River Basin, across BC, and beyond. Established in 1997, FBC brings people together from multiple sectors to learn about sustainability and find collaborative solutions to current issues.

For more on the BuySmart Network, contact , Director of External Relations and Corporate Development at the Fraser Basin Council.

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