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Sustainable procurement guide bibliography

  • Sustainable procurement
(Sustainable procurement guide) Many resources are available to learn more about implementing a sustainable procurement program and buying sustainable products and services. The health care sustainable procurement guide refers to several of them listed below.

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HealthPartners sample supply chain work plan

  • Sustainable procurement
  • HealthPartners
(Sustainable procurement guide) An action plan, like this sample supply chain workplan from HealthPartners, will help you organize human and financial resources to deliver on specific objectives and goals within your sustainability procurement strategy.

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Common procurement challenges and solutions

  • Sustainable procurement
(Sustainable procurement guide) Health care organizations face some common challenges when implementing sustainable procurement programs. The list below provides some helpful solutions and lessons learned by organizations with well-established sustainable procurement programs.

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Procurement data collection template

  • Sustainable procurement
  • Suppliers and Deliveries
(Sustainable procurement guide) To measure the success of a sustainable procurement initiative, use this template to request supplier spend reports.

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Standardized environmental criteria guidance

  • Sustainable procurement
  • Chemicals
Standardized environmental criteria technical details (Sustainable procurement guide) Practice Greenhealth’s standardized environmental criteria are explained in detail below in order for suppliers and health care organizations to understand the intent, rationale, and applications to products. General disclosure Responses to the following criteria are for information and may or may not be…

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How to assess sustainability impacts

  • Sustainable procurement
(Sustainable procurement guide) This checklist helps facilities embed sustainability in procurement processes by creating a profile of the environmental impact of a product or a service.

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Standardized environmental criteria

  • Sustainable procurement
  • Kaiser Permanente
(Sustainable procurement guide) To reduce human health and environmental impacts of products purchased in health care, the standardized environmental criteria support identifying and purchasing sustainable products. The criteria address two important impact areas: chemicals of concern and waste reduction. Practice Greenhealth has developed guidance for the criteria that explains to suppliers and…

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Model sustainable procurement policy

  • Sustainable procurement
  • Policy
(Sustainable procurement guide) Health care facilities may wish to adapt this template from Practice Greenhealth to develop their own sustainable procurement policy.

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Sample high-impact procurement opportunities

  • Sustainable procurement
  • Renewable Energy
  • Less Waste
  • Food
(Sustainable procurement guide) Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm have identified high-impact procurement opportunities based on input from a wide range of health care organizations. “High-impact” means the category can play a significant role in the health and safety of patients, staff, and the environment. The list is not in priority order; it is sorted by the primary topic,…

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Sustainable procurement: Setting priorities

  • Sustainable procurement
(Sustainable procurement guide) This checklist will assist hospitals and health systems in setting procurement priorities incorporating regulatory, environmental, health, and operational considerations. The principals: transparency, accountability, and fairness should guide any procurement program.

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