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(From Logistics Manager)
Sustainable procurement is seen as the next greatest challenge for purchasing managers. This was a key finding of new research from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), with 15 per cent of purchasers globally citing sustainable procurement as their top concern.
Ethics also figured highly on the procurement practitioner's agenda, with more than three quarters of respondents rating ethics as "extremely important" to shaping their procurement strategy.
Such findings underline the significant challenges procurement practitioners face with lengthening supply chains, soaring energy prices, ethical sourcing …