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Responsible Purchasing: How Consumers, Retailers, and Manufacturers are buying a better future using the power of corporate/government purchasing to reduce costs and drive environmental and social innovation.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 10:00am - Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 11:30am
Event Location: 
Online with ISSP - sustainabilityprofessionals.org
United States
Phone: 206-365-9049

September Workshop: 4 weekly 90-min. webinars with subject matter expert Scot Case an internationally recognized expert on responsible sourcing, green supply chains, and environmental marketing. Discover ways to buy a better future. Develop skills to reduce costs while driving environmental and social innovation. Explore strategies government/corporate purchasers are using to buy more environmentally and socially responsible goods and services while balancing traditional supply chain concerns like price, performance, and availability. Learn how and why purchasers are incorporating human health, environmental, and social considerations into the routine purchasing process. Identify some of the most successful green purchasing strategies. Gain practical writing skills found in typical sustainable purchasing policies and practices. Differentiate among the several environmental standards and how to avoid greenwashing. Understand how to integrate meaningful environmental considerations into the routine purchasing process while continuing to reduce costs.

For more information and to register go to ISSP's Education and Event page at sustainabilityprofesionals.org OR http://sustainabilityprofessionals.org/event/workshop-responsible-purcha...

Location

Online with ISSP - sustainabilityprofessionals.org
United States
Phone: 206-365-9049