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Energy Efficient Procurement Drivers and Trends
Posted in Implementation and Integration
Energy efficiency has become a business and boardroom issue, and is expected to grow in the years ahead as governments, industry and citizens transition to a low carbon economy. Many growing trends highlight the importance of investing in energy efficiency measures to address organizational risks and opportunities. Energy Efficient Procurement Drivers and Trends provides a short profile of the top business drivers which procurement departments and financial professionals should use to inform their sustainable procurement strategies and shift to low carbon solutions.
This Energy Efficient Procurement Drivers and Trends report summarizes the issues which should be of concern to procurement departments:
- Rising electricity prices
- Energy efficiency opportunities
- Growing climate change
- Increasing regulation
- Investor demand
- Customer expectations
- Corporate social responsibility
The Energy Efficient Procurement Drivers and Trends report summarizes how these issues create both business risks and opportunities for organizations. These forces combine to make energy efficiency and energy efficiency procurement, as a route to realizing energy efficiency benefits, an important business concern. By reading the Energy Efficient Procurement Drivers and Trends report finance and procurement teams will better understand the opportunities ahead for improving the organization’s energy profile. The report provides a link to a handy energy efficiency procurement guide and other resources on energy efficiency procurement.