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.
posted on 10:26 AM, January 13, 2011
The Responsible Purchasing Guide for Light-Duty Fleet Vehicles provides guidelines on how to purchase vehicles and fuels that operate efficiently, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality and increase energy security.
posted on 10:36 AM, January 13, 2011
This program is designed to assist Canadian private and public sector fleet managers to reduce costs, reduce their impact on the environment, adopt new technologies, and benchmark their operation against others. The E3 program includes the first green rating system for vehicle fleets in North America.
posted on 10:37 AM, January 13, 2011
Here is a sample green fleet policy from the City of San Jose, CA, (the 10th largest city in the U.S.). The City’s policy covers vehicles and heavy equipment and is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lifecycle costs.