Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability

Written By Shakya, Rajesh Kumar
Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability
  • Publsiher : IGI Global
  • Release : 22 February 2019
  • ISBN : 1522570845
  • Pages : 228 pages
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Download or read book entitled Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability by author: Shakya, Rajesh Kumar which was release on 22 February 2019 and published by IGI Global with total page 228 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The worldwide consumption of resources is causing environmental damage at a rate that cannot be sustained. Apart from the resulting environmental and health problems, this trend could threaten economic growth due to rapidly decreasing natural resources and the cost of addressing these issues. The public sector has a responsibility to stimulate the marketplace in favor of the provision of more resource-efficient and less polluting goods, services, and works in order to support environmental and wider sustainable development objectives. Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability provides innovative insights on the adoption and implementation of green public procurement for sustainable practice in order to contribute to environmental protection. The content within this publication examines climate change, sustainable development, and document analysis and is designed for policymakers, environmentalists, managers, suppliers, development agencies, government officials, academicians, researchers, students, and professionals.

Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability

Green Public Procurement Strategies for Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Shakya, Rajesh Kumar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-02-22
  • Total pages : 228
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : The worldwide consumption of resources is causing environmental damage at a rate that cannot be sustained. Apart from the resulting environmental and health problems, this trend could threaten economic growth due to rapidly decreasing natural resources and the cost of addressing these issues. The public sector has a responsibility to ...

Developing a sustainable procurement strategy for Fashion Buyers in the German retail sector

Developing a sustainable procurement strategy for Fashion Buyers in the German retail sector
  • Author : Mehtap May Isen
  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Release Date : 2012-05-15
  • Total pages : 84
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Inhaltsangabe:Introduction: 1.1 Subject and background: The global economic situation by its ever-changing business dynamics, such as ambiguities about the market, fierce competition, consumer behaviour and their changing preferences significantly increases Business Management responsibilities. Today as never before people are concerned with the environment and social issues; rapidly rising oil prices, ...

Green Consumerism Perspectives Sustainability and Behavior

Green Consumerism  Perspectives  Sustainability  and Behavior
  • Author : Ruchika Singh Malyan,Punita Duhan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-26
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically friendly products from both the academic and business perspectives. ...

Sustainability Considerations for Procurement Tools and Capabilities

Sustainability Considerations for Procurement Tools and Capabilities
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,Policy and Global Affairs,Science and Technology for Sustainability Program,Committee on Fostering Sustainability Considerations into Public and Private Sector Procurement Tools and Capabilities
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2012-09-27
  • Total pages : 72
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Federal laws, regulations, and executive orders have imposed requirements for federal agencies to move toward the sustainable acquisition of goods and services, including the incorporation of sustainable purchasing into federal agency decision making. Since the federal government is such a significant player in the market, its move to incorporate sustainable ...

Green Supply Chain Management

Green Supply Chain Management
  • Author : Joseph Sarkis,Yijie Dou
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This book gives students a thorough overview of the environmental issues that impact the supply chain and details strategic methods of addressing the political, social, technological, market, and economic concerns that have caused organizations to reconsider their impact. Readers will learn how to integrate the fields of operations management, procurement ...

The Truth About Green Business

The Truth About Green Business
  • Author : Gil Friend
  • Publisher : Que Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-05-29
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Everything you need to know to green your business and grow your profit. • The truth about what climate change means for your business • The truth about running lean and green • The truth about future proofing your business Simply the best thinking THE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH This book ...

Recommendation N 43 Sustainable Procurement

Recommendation N  43   Sustainable Procurement
  • Author : Economic Commission for Europe
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release Date : 2020-05-02
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Procurement usually prioritizes cost aspects; however, it is becoming increasingly important to consider an appropriate balance between financial, environmental and social considerations. This recommendation proposes an approach to both sustainable public-sector procurement as well as sustainable private-sector procurement. It provides key references in this area and offers a sample code ...

The Business of Sustainability

The Business of Sustainability
  • Author : Scott G. McNall,James C. Hershauer,George Basile
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 1059
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This three-volume set is a landmark comprehensive overview of the business of sustainability, providing 56 separate chapters from leaders in business, non-profit organizations, and from within the academic and policy world. * Contributions from more than 70 authors recognized for their work in sustainability * Several chapters with systemic frameworks * Numerous case studies demonstrating ...

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations
  • Author : Sachin K. Mangla
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Sustainable Procurement is an emerging concept in supply chain and operations management. Manufacturing industries have made improvements in moving from cost-based to quality-based, and customer-focused supply chain management strategies. This is becoming an integrated component in the supply chain system, with players becoming aware of the regulations and needs of ...

Greening Business

Greening Business
  • Author : Ian Worthington
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : The book focuses on why, when and how businesses have responded to the growing pressures to improve on their environmental performance. Using a wealth of international research and supported by numerous examples of current practice including case studies of well-known firms, it examines the varied and contested nature of business ...

Sustainability and Organizational Change Management

Sustainability and Organizational Change Management
  • Author : Stewart Clegg,João Amaro de Matos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-02
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : There is no bigger challenge for organizational change management in the contemporary world than achieving greater sustainability. The challenges associated with sustainable development are multifaceted, including criteria pertaining to the delivery of environmental, social, ethical and economic results. Creating sustainable value requires companies to address issues that relate to pollution ...

Green Production Strategies for Sustainability

Green Production Strategies for Sustainability
  • Author : Tsai, Sang-Binge,Liu, Bin,Li, Yongian
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-11-30
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : When generating electronic products, manufacturing enterprises are producing pollution and waste that is harmful to the environment. As a result of this increasing event, green production has become a valuable research topic. Green Production Strategies for Sustainability is an essential reference source for the latest empirical research and relevant theoretical ...

Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations

Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations
  • Author : Dubey, Rameshwar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-05-11
  • Total pages : 419
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : As companies and organizations continue to grow economically, it has become pertinent to also implement business and management practices that help relieve environmental and social stressors created by manufacturing processes. Strategic Management of Sustainable Manufacturing Operations features an inclusive overview of various management practices that contribute to the sustainability efforts ...

EXIN Green IT Foundation

EXIN Green IT Foundation
  • Author : René Visser,Michaël Gründeman,Nick Bakker
  • Publisher : Van Haren
  • Release Date : 2013-02-15
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : This workbook is meant to fully prepare yourself on the exam of EXIN Green IT Foundation. Topics dealt with are Understanding Green IT; Lifecycle management; Optimizing the Infrastructure; IT as Enabler; Governance and processes for Green IT. In this workbook you will find 40 multiple choice exam questions from the EXIN ...

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power
  • Author : Lisa Mastny,Thomas Prugh
  • Publisher : Worldwatch Inst
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 71
  • ISBN : 1522570845
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Summary : Through the things that they buy, large institutions wield great influence over the future of our planet. Nearly every institutional purchase, from office paper to buildings, entails hidden costs for the natural environment and the world's people. Shifting just a portion of that spending away from harmful goods and services ...