This section concerns how your business will implement and uphold the policy. To make your commitment to sustainable purchasing clear, you can name the role or roles within the organization that are responsible for the actions listed.
We commit to the following actions, taking into account traditional purchasing considerations, including budget, availability, and performance requirements.
3.1 Sufficient financial and staff resources are allocated to meeting sustainable outcome goals and reporting the results.
3.2 All staff will review and consider these core strategies when making procurement decisions. Furthermore, (responsible entity) will take the lead in designing, implementing, and reporting on sustainable purchasing.
3.3 We will use products, services, processes, and technologies that reduce the consumption of natural resources.
3.4 We will employ processes that reduce waste.
3.5 Seek products, services, processes, and technologies that support a Circular Economy and biodiversity and minimize environmental and human exposure to Substances of Very High Concern.
3.5 Prioritize processes, goods, services, or technologies that support transparency in [Sender.Company]’s supply chain.
3.6 Invest in fuel-efficient products, services, processes, or technologies that reduce the use of Carbon-Based Fuels.
3.7 Design procurement processes to support a diverse contractor base, including small and minority-owned or women-owned businesses.
3.8 Verify sustainability by choosing products or services that are independently certified to show they meet a certain standard.