Buying for the Future: Contract Management for the Environmental Challenge
Kevin J. LyonsISBN: 0745313469;
Supported by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), this vital new book demonstrates how to make environmentally sound purchasing decisions. Drawing on his experience of purchasing for Rutgers University, Kevin Lyons offers a practical guide to responsible purchasing. Working for a university with a population of over 60,000, Lyons faces the challenge of how to reduce damage to the environment while still meeting the needs of the community. This indispensable guide shows how to make purchasing decisions that areboth environmentally responsible and economically beneficial. Lyons covers 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...
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