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Sustainable Procurement: Converting Environmental Impact into Financial Impact By Nick Ford

March 23, 2015

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It’s difficult to put a price on pollution. Damage to the environment is something we all end up paying for – through the depletion of resources and decreased quality of life – but how do you assign a figure to that?  In pounds, dollars, yen, euros? Corporations, the world’s biggest polluters, think in terms of […]

The Greening of Procurement (Part 2)

November 3, 2011

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The Environmental Connection? What does this mean in terms of environmental considerations?  One might conclude that those organizations that fail to adapt to a new reality and are therefore destined to mediocrity at best or extinction at worst, are less inclined to embrace innovative imperatives such as sustainable capitalism. Others might suggest that the newer […]

(NEW SEMINAR) Sustainability Facts and Fiction: Linking Green Idealism and Practical Business Application

October 17, 2008

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“In our rapidly evolving capitalist economies, where it is in the natural order of things for corporations to devour competing corporations, for industries to carve up and digest other industries, one emerging form of capitalism with a fork – sustainable capitalism – would certainly constitute real progress.” From Cannibals With Forks – The Triple Bottom […]

The Greening of Procurement Revisited (Part 2)

June 12, 2008

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As a follow-up to my post from earlier this week, I am pleased to present Part 2 of the 2 part Greening of Procurement Series: It’s Not Easy Being Green! For those of you who would like to delve even deeper into the factors that are shaping both public and private sector sustainability strategies, including […]

The Greening of Procurement Revisited

June 9, 2008

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“In our rapidly evolving capitalist economies, where it is in the natural order of things for corporations to devour competing corporations, for industries to carve up and digest other industries, one emerging form of capitalism with a fork – sustainable capitalism – would certainly constitute real progress.” From Cannibals With Forks – The Triple Bottom […]