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Sustainable Procurement – A brief overview by Charles Burt<br />Some key questions<br />HMG’s current position on Sustaina...
What do these mean to you?:<br />The Stern Report to HMT (2006) & Climate Change Act (2008)?<br />Low Carbon Transition Pl...
“Sustainable Procurement”<br />Task Force’s definition:<br />	“Sustainable Procurement is a process whereby organisations ...
The core principles of Sustainable Procurement:<br />Source: IDEA<br />
Understand your market’s priorities<br />Is what you are selling environmentally sensitive, e.g. Carbon or finite resource...
Understand the sensitivities above and below you....<br />
Quantify environmental values and risks and have policies to respond to them<br />
Assessed by the Flexible Framework<br />
“Whole of life costs”<br />“Value for money” to include “whole of life costs” – e.g. the MoD’s CADMID cycle:<br />Concept<...
Why do it?<br />The client wants it<br />It adds value<br />Risk management<br />It offers competitive advantage<br />It d...
Thank you<br />Charles Burt<br />The Olive Consultancy<br />www.consultolive.com<br />
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  1. 1. Sustainable Procurement – A brief overview by Charles Burt<br />Some key questions<br />HMG’s current position on Sustainable Development<br />The UK’s carbon agenda<br />HMG’s current Sustainable Procurement position<br />What the primes are doing<br />Where next?<br />Current good practice<br />Planning ahead<br />What to watch, where to go?<br />
  2. 2. What do these mean to you?:<br />The Stern Report to HMT (2006) & Climate Change Act (2008)?<br />Low Carbon Transition Plan & Low Carbon Industrial Strategy<br />Procuring the Future & the Flexible Framework?<br />Standards - ISO 14001:2004? BS 8903?<br />Public Sector Sustainable Procurement Strategy(ies) e.g. MOD’s voluntary Charter?<br />Through Life Costing & the CADMID cycle (or equivalents)?<br />“Capability” and Through Life Management Plans?<br />Environmental “significance”?<br />Carbon sensitivity, foot-printing, PAS 2050 etc?<br />Supply chain carbon, finite resources, & price risks?<br />UK and EU Green Public Procurement policy?<br />The Environmental & Social questions in PQQs and ITTs?<br />
  3. 3. “Sustainable Procurement”<br />Task Force’s definition:<br /> “Sustainable Procurement is a process whereby organisations meet their needs for goods, services, works and utilities in a way that achieves value for money on a whole life basis in terms of generating benefits not only to the organisation, but also to society and the economy, whilst minimising damage to the environment.”<br />“using procurement to support wider social, economic and environmental objectives, in ways that offer real long-term benefits…”<br />Sir Neville Simms, 2006<br />Chair, Sustainable Procurement Task Force<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The core principles of Sustainable Procurement:<br />Source: IDEA<br />
  5. 5. Understand your market’s priorities<br />Is what you are selling environmentally sensitive, e.g. Carbon or finite resource intensive?<br />How public sector focused are you?<br />Can you respond to emerging Public Sector Sustainable Procurement Policy?<br />Are rising fuel cost a potential risk to competiveness?<br />Are there renewable or more sustainable alternatives?<br />What are the client’s position, policy and plans?<br />Where are you in the supply chain?<br />What metrics apply?<br />Are there life-cycle issues to anticipate?<br />
  6. 6. Understand the sensitivities above and below you....<br />
  7. 7. Quantify environmental values and risks and have policies to respond to them<br />
  8. 8. Assessed by the Flexible Framework<br />
  9. 9. “Whole of life costs”<br />“Value for money” to include “whole of life costs” – e.g. the MoD’s CADMID cycle:<br />Concept<br />Assessment<br />Demonstration<br />Manufacture<br />In-service<br />Disposal<br />
  10. 10. Why do it?<br />The client wants it<br />It adds value<br />Risk management<br />It offers competitive advantage<br />It drives innovation (we didn’t come out of the stone age because we ran out of stones!)<br />Cost control/savings<br />Your future success<br />Its not difficult<br />Your competitors are doing it....<br />
  11. 11. Thank you<br />Charles Burt<br />The Olive Consultancy<br />www.consultolive.com<br />

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