Publications & Thought Leadership
Sustainability Purchasing Trends and Drivers
Posted in Implementation and Integration
This paper documents the trends and drivers for sustainability purchasing, including green, ethical and social purchasing, globally and in Canada, and considers multi-lateral and regulatory developments that are advancing sustainability in the marketplace. Two case studies of firms integrating ethical and environmental performance standards in their procurement programs are provided as examples of sustainable purchasing in practice. Coauthored with Amy Robinson for the BuySmart Network.