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Buying for the Future: Contract Management and the Environmental Challenge

Buying for the Future: Contract Management and the Environmental Challenge

ISBN: 9780745313412
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication Date: 2000
Number of pages: 240
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$72.11

Supported by WWF this vital new book demonstrates how to make environmentally sound purchasing decisions. Drawing on his experience as the head of purchasing for a major American university, Kevin Lyons offers a practical guide to responsible purchasing. Working for a university with a population of 60,000 Lyons faced the challenge of how to reduce damage to the environment while still meeting the needs of this community.Lyons covers the key areas including:• purchasing policy design and implementation strategies • how to write environmentally-sensitive contracts• the relevance of environmental laws • understanding the competitive bidding process• enforcing the environmental responsibilities of suppliers • developing corporate leadership strategies• putting contractual enhancements into action• developing national and international environmental partnerships

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