Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability

Written By Shakya, Rajesh Kumar
Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability
  • Publsiher : IGI Global
  • Release : 22 February 2019
  • ISBN : 1522570845
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability written by Shakya, Rajesh Kumar which was release on 22 February 2019, this book published by IGI Global. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The worldwide consumption of resources is causing environmental damage at a rate that cannot be sustained. Apart from the resulting environmental and health problems, this trend could threaten economic growth due to rapidly decreasing natural resources and the cost of addressing these issues. The public sector has a responsibility to stimulate the marketplace in favor of the provision of more resource-efficient and less polluting goods, services, and works in order to support environmental and wider sustainable development objectives. Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability provides innovative insights on the adoption and implementation of green public procurement for sustainable practice in order to contribute to environmental protection. The content within this publication examines climate change, sustainable development, and document analysis and is designed for policymakers, environmentalists, managers, suppliers, development agencies, government officials, academicians, researchers, students, and professionals.

Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability

Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Shakya, Rajesh Kumar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-02-22
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : The worldwide consumption of resources is causing environmental damage at a rate that cannot be sustained. Apart from the resulting environmental and health problems, this trend could threaten economic growth due to rapidly decreasing natural resources and the cost of addressing these issues. The public sector has a responsibility to ...

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Author : Thomas E. Johnsen,Mickey Howard,Joe Miemczyk
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-26
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : For too long, business has focused on short-term cost advantages through low-cost country sourcing with little regard for the longer-term implications of global sustainability. Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Second Edition, not only fully addresses the environmental, social and economic challenges of how companies manage purchasing and supply chains, but ...

Developing a sustainable procurement strategy for Fashion Buyers in the German retail sector

Developing a sustainable procurement strategy for Fashion Buyers in the German retail sector
  • Author : Mehtap May Isen
  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Inhaltsangabe:Introduction: 1.1 Subject and background: The global economic situation by its ever-changing business dynamics, such as ambiguities about the market, fierce competition, consumer behaviour and their changing preferences significantly increases Business Management responsibilities. Today as never before people are concerned with the environment and social issues; rapidly rising oil prices, ...

Sustainability Considerations for Procurement Tools and Capabilities

Sustainability Considerations for Procurement Tools and Capabilities
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,Policy and Global Affairs,Science and Technology for Sustainability Program,Committee on Fostering Sustainability Considerations into Public and Private Sector Procurement Tools and Capabilities
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-27
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Federal laws, regulations, and executive orders have imposed requirements for federal agencies to move toward the sustainable acquisition of goods and services, including the incorporation of sustainable purchasing into federal agency decision making. Since the federal government is such a significant player in the market, its move to incorporate sustainable ...

Green Consumerism Perspectives Sustainability and Behavior

Green Consumerism  Perspectives  Sustainability  and Behavior
  • Author : Ruchika Singh Malyan,Punita Duhan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-26
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically friendly products from both the academic and business perspectives. ...

Green Supply Chain Management

Green Supply Chain Management
  • Author : Joseph Sarkis,Yijie Dou
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This book gives students a thorough overview of the environmental issues that impact the supply chain and details strategic methods of addressing the political, social, technological, market, and economic concerns that have caused organizations to reconsider their impact. Readers will learn how to integrate the fields of operations management, procurement ...

What s in Your Paper

What s in Your Paper
  • Author : Nathaniel Christian Elser
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Institutions of higher education (HEI) today often pursue sustainability in a holistic manner, integrating sustainability into their day to day operations as well as their long-term strategic plans. One challenge that HEIs have faced as attention to sustainability has grown is how to best assess the performance of sustainability initiatives. ...

Recommendation N 43 Sustainable Procurement

Recommendation N  43   Sustainable Procurement
  • Author : Economic Commission for Europe
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2020-05-02
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable private-sector procurement. It provides key references in this area and offers a sample code ...

The Business of Sustainability

The Business of Sustainability
  • Author : Scott G. McNall,James C. Hershauer,George Basile
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 1059
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This three-volume set is a landmark comprehensive overview of the business of sustainability, providing 56 separate chapters from leaders in business, non-profit organizations, and from within the academic and policy world. * Contributions from more than 70 authors recognized for their work in sustainability * Several chapters with systemic frameworks * Numerous case studies demonstrating ...

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations
  • Author : Sachin K. Mangla
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Sustainable Procurement is an emerging concept in supply chain and operations management. Manufacturing industries have made improvements in moving from cost-based to quality-based, and customer-focused supply chain management strategies. This is becoming an integrated component in the supply chain system, with players becoming aware of the regulations and needs of ...

Greener Products

Greener Products
  • Author : Al Iannuzzi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-03
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Written by a renowned sustainability expert, Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition makes the case for why the people and the planet need products to be made in a different, more sustainable way. The growth of the global middle class, with an additional 3 billion people ...

The Truth About Green Business

The Truth About Green Business
  • Author : Gil Friend
  • Publisher : Que Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-05-29
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Everything you need to know to green your business and grow your profit. • The truth about what climate change means for your business • The truth about running lean and green • The truth about future proofing your business Simply the best thinking THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH This book ...

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power
  • Author : Lisa Mastny,Thomas Prugh
  • Publisher : Worldwatch Inst
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 71
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Through the things that they buy, large institutions wield great influence over the future of our planet. Nearly every institutional purchase, from office paper to buildings, entails hidden costs for the natural environment and the world's people. Shifting just a portion of that spending away from harmful goods and services ...

Sourcing to Support the Green Initiative

Sourcing to Support the Green Initiative
  • Author : Lisa Ellram
  • Publisher : Business Expert Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-23
  • Total pages : 124
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : The “green” or environmental sustainability movement has taken hold throughout the world. Its staying power is confirmed by that fact that environmental emphasis in organizations did not decrease during the recent global recession, but rather increased. However, since most organizations rely heavily on their supply base for providing components, materials, ...

Responsible Food Purchasing

Responsible Food Purchasing
  • Author : United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2016-01-20
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : For many countries, tourism provides a significant source of foreign exchange and foreign direct investment. If managed sustainably, tourism can make an important contribution towards conserving natural and cultural heritage resources, generating and distributing wealth equitably, empowering the disadvantaged, generating jobs and supporting infrastructure development. This guide will help food ...