Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Launch Event (Webcast)

July 23, 2013

LIVE Webcast from Washington, DC — The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council is a new nonprofit organization that supports and recognized institutions for strategic leadership in understanding and taking responsibility for all of the consequences of all of their goods and services spending. The Council’s Launch Event will be webcast LIVE with audience participation on July 23rd at 1pm ET. REGISTER TODAY for the FREE webcast event.

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council brings together visionary professionals from purchasing organizations, suppliers, government, standards bodies and NGOs to collaborate on solving the hardest problems in sustainable procurement. The Council’s members will empower the profession and practice of procurement to lead the sustainability transformation of our economy by working together – and with other partners – to supply purchasers with the best available hot spot and product-specific guidance in a manner that prioritizes high-impact areas of spending and that supports procurement processes commonly found in the public and private sector. The Sustainable Purchasing Council is modeled on the US Green Building Council, and a rating system for recognizing leadership in sustainable procurement has been proposed. The founding members of the Council (on 5/22) include Office Depot, FedEx, Ecolab, SciQuest, DEKRA, CarbonNeutral Company, FairTrade USA, GreenCircle Certified, US Department of Energy, City of Washington DC, Arizona State University, Michigan State University, American University, Emory University.

Tune-in to the SPC Launch Event webcast to learn about the new Council, its guidance and leadership recognition programs, how your organization and your professional work can benefit, and how to get involved. Viewers will hear about the Council’s mission, vision and strategic plan from luminaries in sustainable procurement, spend analytics, economic impact assessment, value chain sustainability, product testing and certification, and more. Audience members will be able to ask questions of the speakers.

SPC Launch Event WEBCAST Details Date: Wednesday, 7/23/2013 Time: 1 PM ET to 2:30 PM ET

How to Participate: REGISTER TODAY for the free LIVE webcast

  • Contact Information
  • Company: GreenBiz Group
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  • Phone: (510) 740-2355

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