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Organizations can be more "green" with our tool, CIPS
CIPS sustainable procurement review tool released, coinciding with sustainable procurement and supply Summit. The tool aims to help organizations reap the full benefits of sustainable procurement.
Sustainable procurement is a hot topic as the demand for "greener" is forcing suppliers to change and adapt to new business. Supply chains represent over 50% of carbon emissions from the average firm
The sustainable CIPS contract review tool allows companies to measure the sustainability of their supply chain and suppliers to demonstrate to customers. The new tool is a response to growing demand from businesses for help to evaluate purchasing performance and progress towards the implementation of sustainable procurement in the heart of their organizations.
The test is designed to be completed on an annual rate and the organization of Gold, Silver, Bronze or entry-level standard in the areas of environmental policy, social and economic and procedure. At the end of the review, a comprehensive report provides an auditor and give advice on what is required to maintain or improve performance.
David Noble, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, said: "Our members are increasingly aware of the benefits of sustainable procurement, not only to comply with the regulations, but as a strategic factor in planning for future innovation and profits following the example of the trail-blazers as Unliever , Vodafone, and M & S. "However, demonstrating the cost-benefits of sustainability fully integrated into the company, and also in all industries and the economy as a whole is difficult to make because of the complex nature of the company and the environment uncertain in which increasingly operate. This CIPS Certifications tool will help you not only for measuring the effectiveness of sustainable procurement programs, but also help develop a framework for improvement. "