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EVENT: Webinar – Green Purchasing

Posted by Jennifer Woofter on October 2, 2007

A Green Purchasing Policy is essential for a sustainable workplace: it reduces your ecological footprint, minimizes unnecessary costs, and indicates to stakeholders your organizations’ dedication to people and the planet. This webinar provides the strategic framework and practical tools needed to develop and implement an effective Green Purchasing Policy.

Green Purchasing Webinar
Location: Online, At Your Desktop!
Cost: $50
Sign-Up: Here

Topics to be covered include:

— Why It Is Important to Buy Environmentally Preferable Products
— Definitions of Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
— The Identification of Desired Environmental Attributes
— Balancing Environmental Considerations with Performance, Availability, and Cost Requirements
— How to Empower a Green Purchasing Team
— Identification of Initial Priorities
— Assigning Responsibilities and Establishing Deadlines
— The Use of Existing Environmental Labeling and Certification Programs
— Creation of a Communications Plan
— Developing Measurable Goals and Reporting Requirements
— Regular Policy Reveiw

This webinar is co-hosted by Alex Szabo of TheGreenOffice.com, a company dedicated to accelerating the transition to sustainability in the workplace. Through the online sale of green office products, expert sustainability consulting, and strategic carbon offsetting, TheGreenOffice.com works to make office greening easy and cost effective.

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