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Sustainable Procurement 101 – what, why and tips to get started (VIRTUAL)

Sustainability is getting much greater focus at Board and Executive levels nowadays which presents a real opportunity to help elevate Procurement's role within organisations.

By leveraging the International Standard for Sustainable Procurement (ISO 20:400), Procurement Teams can help their organisations to see the procurement function as more than just process, cost and risk wardens. Procurement can play a key role in supporting organisations' emerging expectations around social and environmental responsibility. More than that, Procurement can play an important and meaningful role in improving our world!

In this presentation, Jo and Sharon will explain from first principles:

1.           Why sustainable procurement is important and how organisations of any size or type can benefit

2.           What is covered under the ISO 20:400 guidance Standard - with examples for each element to both highlight risks and provide inspiration 

3.           Simple tips on how to embed sustainable procurement and how to get started

4.           Reasons that you can share with your stakeholders as to why Procurement should take a leadership role to help embed sustainability within your Organisations.

If you haven't had the opportunity to start a sustainable procurement journey in your organisation, or you are struggling to make a business case, or justify it as a priority, this session is very much for you.

Your expert facilitators:

Jo Bailey is a Procurement Leader with a passion for sustainable and social procurement. 

With previous experience in both private and public sectors including at CPO level, Jo now runs her own business Jo Bailey SP, supporting the development and transformation of procurement and procurement practitioners. 

Sharon Jones-Baldwin is the Director of Progressive Systems, guiding strategy and implementation of Source to Pay procurement solutions that help organisations operate effectively, including when engaging and supporting diverse suppliers. 

Sharon's experience extends across many industries, including her own businesses and NSW Government.

Jo and Sharon have known each other for over 20 years, having worked together in a variety of capacities including at NSW Department of Education and together at Progressive Systems where they developed an understanding of the International Standard for Sustainable Procurement and ideas for getting started. 

They are here to share some of their learnings with you today. 


The time of this session is:

11:00-12:30PM AEDT (SYD, MELB)

10:00 - 11:30AM (BNE)

10.30-12.00PM (ADL)

1.00-2.30PM (NZ)

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Event Detail Virtual - at your desk using Zoom
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Start November 25th, 2021. 11:00am AEDT
End November 25th, 2021. 12:30pm AEDT
Status Event Details Closed

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Seats 25 persons
Attendees 25 persons
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Category One off sessions
Type Virtual