Buying for the Future
Contract Management and the Environmental ChallengeeBook - 2000
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.
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 161 p.)
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK