Your new guide for sustainable procurement

Published: 07/20/2020 - 09:32
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Sustainable procurement guide

As a resource-intensive industry with enormous buying power, health facilities are prioritizing sustainable procurement both for financial sustainability and for the benefit of their patients, staff, community, and planet. 

The COVID-19 crisis exposed the fragility and vulnerability of our global supply chains. It also has given us an opportunity to move toward localized supply chains that not only reduce environmental harm but also provide local business opportunities and jobs. 

More than 90% of the world’s 250 largest companies are embedding sustainability into their operations and procurement strategies. Sustainable procurement in health care can lead to:

  • Significant cost reductions through streamlined processes and more efficient resource and labor management
  • Supporting uninterrupted operations during times of crisis
  • Attracting top talent and retaining employees 
  • Driving cutting-edge innovation with suppliers to maximize procurement for performance 
  • Addressing inequities and health hazards within the supply chain

Our groundbreaking new guide for sustainable procurement, featuring stories and insights from 25 health care organizations around the globe, provides step-by-step guidance, tools, and resources to develop a sustainable purchasing strategy that prioritizes community and environmental health and safety while reducing costs.

Join Kaiser Permanente and Advocate Aurora Health at 12 p.m. ET Aug. 6 to hear how they have successfully integrated sustainable procurement strategies into their purchasing and to learn more about the new guide.


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