In this article David McClintock, the Marketing Director for EcoVadis, explains how to make the case for sustainable procurement investments within our own organisation. How can you convince your management and the key stakeholders to provide the required budget?
The author’s key findings are that one needs to focus “on the business benefits that senior executives care about – such as revenue, market share, product differentiation, staff retention and recruiting and procurement spend – and collaborating with various parts of the business that will also experience those gains, you can be well on your way to developing a tangible plan.”
In the article you can find a concise summary of some the key business benefits that come along with sustainable procurement practices. This article might be helpful if you want to convince your management to invest in sustainable procurement projects.
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