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 3:19 PM, January 12, 2011
Concert Properties is a diversified real estate company involved in developing and acquiring rental housing, commercial and industrial properties, condominium housing, seniors living communities, resort developments and hotels in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. The company has combined its interest in social and sustainable purchasing with its interest in supporting skills and trades training. This case study reviews Concert's support of Tradeworks Custom Products, a social enterprise that helps foster independence by providing job-related skills training, counselling and work opportunities to women in Vancouver’s inner city.