Are you looking to launch or scale a sustainable procurement program at your company, but don’t know where to start? Building a business case to sell your boss, team and organization on the benefits of launching — or accelerating — a sustainable supply chain initiative is a challenge for even the most visionary and passionate.
Fortunately, there are already many companies forging a path towards this sustainable procurement transformation, as well as a growing number of surveys, studies and supporting research. We’ve examined the best of these resources and summarized them into a five-step guide for building your case to launch a sustainable procurement / responsible purchasing program in your company. It covers topics including:
- Resources for quantifying value creation for your business case
- Ideas for benchmarks & competitive elements
- Tuning in to internal signals
- Suggestions for leveraging stakeholder demands
- Internal momentum building
The guide is designed to inspire and provoke your thinking, so you can make the most convincing case possible for your boss, your team and your company to launch on the sustainable procurement journey.