Leveraging Purchasing Power for Business & Community Impact
November 20, 2014 | Vancouver
Join us in Vancouver on November 20 for a new workshop to learn how sustainable, best value purchasing can enhance your business and help generate social, environmental and financial benefits.
Here's an opportunity to build a strong supply chain and boost customer and employee loyalty. Take away practical tools, scorecards and product guidelines to customize your own purchasing policies and practices.
Register soon — space is limited!
The workshop is hosted by the Strathcona Business Improvement Association, BuySmart Network, Ecotrust Canada, Light House Sustainable Building Centre and One Earth, with support from the Vancouver Foundation and Discovery Parks.
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This guide provides information and recommendations on responsible use, purchasing, and disposal of printers, copiers, fax machines, scanners and multifunction devices (MFDs).
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Greenpeace has developed a set of criteria for green electronics to evaluate which of the major electronics companies is doing the most to remove the worst toxic chemicals from their products and which companies have good recycling programs for their products.
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EPEAT is a system to help purchasers in the public and private sectors evaluate, compare and select desktop computers, notebooks and monitors based on their environmental attributes. EPEAT provides a clear and consistent set of performance criteria for the design of products, and provides an opportunity for manufacturers to secure market recognition for efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its products.
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This guide helps purchasers understand the sustainability issues concerning information technology, and to create a policy and evaluation framework for purchasing environmentally preferable IT products.