Buying for the Future

Buying for the Future

Contract Management and the Environmental Challenge

eBook - 2000
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Supported by WWF this vital new book demonstrates how to make environmentally sound purchasing decisions. Drawing on his experience as the head of purchasing for a major American university, Kevin Lyons offers a practical guide to responsible purchasing. Working for a university with a population of 60,000 Lyons faced the challenge of how to reduce damage to the environment while still meeting the needs of this community.Lyons covers the key areas including:* purchasing policy design and implementation strategies* how to write environmentally-sensitive contracts* the relevance of environmental laws* understanding the competitive bidding process* enforcing the environmental responsibilities of suppliers* developing corporate leadership strategies* putting contractual enhancements into action* developing national and international environmental partnerships
Publisher: London : Pluto Press in association with WWF, 2000.
ISBN: 0745313469
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 161 p.)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc


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