Sustainability

1 09, 2019

The cracks in Sydney Residential Buildings : A fitting reminder for sustainable procurement

By |2019-09-23T13:24:36+10:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Sustainability|

Reports about the plight of evacuations of Sydney residents from several apartment buildings have been disturbing.  While the level of rectification and assistance for affected populations has been variable, the disruption and distress to owners and occupants will leave a lasting impact. The first issue occurred with the Opal Tower [...]

22 04, 2019

Buying from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Businesses

By |2020-03-09T13:43:58+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: 2. Progressive Contracts, 4. Indigenous Support, Sustainability|

Would you like to better understand government policy regarding Buying from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses? Does your organisation need assistance to develop a program or framework to engage, enable and buy from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to further support your CSR or Procurement Sustainability programs? We [...]

22 04, 2019

Sustainability through procurement – Spotlight on The Environment

By |2020-03-09T13:10:39+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sustainability, uncategorised|

Here we shine a spotlight on one of the core subjects of the Standard to see how it could relate to your organisation. What is fair Environmental Responsibility? ISO 20400 describes it as precondition for the survival and prosperity of humans and other living beings. It covers: prevention of pollution [...]

22 04, 2019

Sustainability through procurement – Spotlight on Fair Operating Practice

By |2019-04-22T13:48:41+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sustainability|

Here we shine a spotlight on one of the core subjects of the Standard to see how it could relate to your organisation. What is fair operating practice? ISO 20400 describes it as applying and promoting ethical conduct in your organisation’s dealings with other organisations, including suppliers, contractors, partners, customers, [...]

22 04, 2019

Sustainability through procurement – Spotlight on Community

By |2019-04-22T13:45:37+10:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sustainability|

Here we shine a spotlight on one of the core subjects of the Standard to see how it could relate to your organisation. What is Community involvement and development? ISO 20400 describes community as residential or other social settlements located in proximity to an organisation’s sites or within an organisation’s [...]

26 02, 2019

Procurement adding value to your business

By |2019-06-11T13:55:20+10:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Contract Management, Performance, Procurement Reform, Risk, Sustainability|

Procurement just get lower prices, right? Be careful what you wish for!The extended push by CEOs for procurement to cut costs and count savings has driven a race to the bottom. Resulting in the exploitation of people and our natural resources for profit.Organisations are realising, as shareholders, consumers and Governments [...]

22 02, 2019

Designing and Distributing Processes and Guides

By |2019-03-01T20:46:21+10:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: 1. Procurement Leadership, Contract Management, Process, Procurement Reform, Risk, Sustainability|

Is your Organisation crying out for simpler, easy to access procurement information? Are your policies, manuals, delegations, etc cumbersome, all over the shop or even still in paper form? Getting this right for your internal customers (stakeholders, contract users, etc) will not only make their work days easier but [...]

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