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 3:22 PM, January 12, 2011
Catalyst Paper is a leading producer of mechanical printing papers in North America. They also produce market kraft pulp. Catalyst have nearly 4,000 suppliers, spending approximately $1B annually on wood fibre, electricity, oil and natural gas, chemicals, machinery, transportation, and other necessities. Catalyst is the single largest purchaser of forest fibre in BC. Chain of custody management is very important to many of Catalyst's environmentally minded customers, to ensure that paper is certified from the source(s) stated. This 2007 case study reviews Catalyst Paper's program to certify the chain of custody of its wood fibre.