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Champion Sustainable Purchasing


When your organization purchases a product or service, it usually considers things like cost, quality, and technical capabilities. Buying responsibly adds another important layer of considerations to the table: considerations for the well-being of people and the planet. You might be surprised by the ways you can influence your organization’s buying habits. Sometimes, all it takes is asking the right questions to the right people. You can be the one to start that conversation.

Champion sustainable purchasing at work by breaking down communication barriers between your purchasing and sustainability teams. Through our five-step guide created in collaboration with HP Canada, we’ll help you along the path toward having effective inter-departmental conversations that can lead to more sustainable purchasing decisions. Sign up of login to download the sustainable purchasing guide below.

What To Do

Sign up or login to download the sustainable purchasing guide below.

How Will This Action Create Change?

When your company takes action to purchase more sustainably, it can:

  • Identify opportunities for cost savings within the supply chain.
  • Impress employees, customers, investors and other stakeholders by demonstrating commitment to the environment.
  • Help your organization become more resilient in the face of systemic environmental risks like climate change and nature loss.

When you’ve completed this action, share your results with us for the opportunity to be featured in Living Planet @ Work communications.

The Sustainable Development Goals That Align with This Action Include:

Visit the SDG compass site for details.