Green Procurement: Table of Contents
Welcome to the Topic Hub™ for Green Procurement.
This primer is intended as a quick guide to the essential pollution prevention (P2) information on this subject. It is also a compilation of pertinent online resources.
Background and Overview
This section gives the reader a glimpse at the enormous impact purchasing decisions can have on the environment. Definitions and terminology are provided here.
What is Purchasing?
For the individual unfamiliar with purchasing as a business function, this section describes the purchasing exchange. Links include sample purchasing specifications, how to identify a green product?
Making the Green Purchasing Change
This section describes steps you can take to implement green purchasing in whole or in part at your organization. Specific recommendations are provided in the links to several different green purchasing resources.
Reasons for Change
This section identifies incentives and benefits inducing an organization to change to green purchasing. Some links are provided to case studies demonstrating benefits.
Where To Go for P2 Help
Readers will find lists of organizations, experts, and databases useful in finding more specific information.
Complete List of Links
A complete list of Green Procurement URLs. They are categorized by resource type, and provide additional in-depth information on this topic.