The definition of sustainable

Snell, Paul
November 2006
Supply Management;11/16/2006, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p14
The article discusses the issues concerning the definition of sustainable procurement in the public and private sectors in Great Britain. Part of the problem to the achievement of sustainable procurement is the existence of too many views of sustainable procurement. Another problem is the negative perception of buyers on sustainable solutions. An executive defined sustainable procurement as retaining and developing purchasing talent, good knowledge transfer practices and business compliance.


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