Supply chain audit – Textiles – Southern Region won internal award for their change to fairly traded organic in conversion cotton goods for corporate clothing
Third sector venue suppliers – Southern has led national move to not-for-profit sector venue hire in order to support local economies, charities and save on venue spend
The Environment Agency has been working on its sustainable procurement impacts for many years, but this was brought together in 2006, by the central government Sustainable Task Force. We played a major part in the task force to assess our level of skill in sustainable procurement.
Sustainable Procurement Task Force
The business case in a nutshell
“ this is worth doing, there are clear benefits, it can be done, it is not difficult, it will not cost more in the medium term and will show real dividends in the long term”
(Sir Neville Simms, “Procuring the Future”, 2006)
What could happen…..
Creating a Better Place Sustainable Procurement in the Environment Agency Emma Law Senior Procurement Officer February 2011