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Sustainable procurement investment ‚critical‘, say top European buyers

Sustainable procurement is considered "important" or "critical" by 90 per cent of buyers, according to a new survey, Supply Management reports. Over 80 per cent of procurement directors invested in sustainable purchasing initiatives in 2008, with 35 per cent reporting they intend to spend more on such programmes, despite the global recession.The Sustainable Procurement Benchmark Report, released by education body HEC Paris and sustainable procurement experts EcoVadis, questioned procurement executives at 95 of Europe’s largest companies about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability practices… read more

Sustainable procurement is considered "important" or "critical" by 90 per cent of buyers, according to a new survey, Supply Management reports. Over 80 per cent of procurement directors invested in sustainable purchasing initiatives in 2008, with 35 per cent reporting they intend to spend more on such programmes, despite the global recession.The Sustainable Procurement Benchmark Report, released by education body HEC Paris and sustainable procurement experts EcoVadis, questioned procurement executives at 95 of Europe’s largest companies about their corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability practices… read more