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 1:28 PM, January 13, 2011
Eco-S.A.T., the North American Green Purchasing Initiative’s Self-Assessment Tool, is a best practices guide and checklist for professional purchasers to evaluate the environmental purchasing initiatives of their organization and identify opportunities for improvement.
posted on 1:29 PM, January 13, 2011
The Paper Calculator of the Environmental Defense Fund shows the environmental impacts of different papers across their full lifecycle. The tool allows a comparison of different paper choices and demonstrates how using less paper, increasing recycled content or making other changes can reduce impacts.