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Calendar 2016-10-26 09:45:00 2016-10-26 10:45:00 America/Chicago 2016 NMSDC Conference - W5 Sustainable Procurement—Corporate & Government Policy & Practice Description - - - - - - Wednesday, October 26, 2016 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. In this panel we will share some of the successful models of policies being implemented to advance sustainable procurement. An increasing number of government entities at the local, state and federal level are deepening commitments to sustainable procurement through the development of policies. Examples include executive orders, city ordinances, regional sustainable purchasing agreements, and the creation of new standards and certifications to better identify sustainable products and services. This panel will discuss issues such as high road business, good workplaces, climate change, and safer, healthier supply chains that are being incorporated more and more into the practices and policies being adopted by corporations and governments. Understand more about the sustainability market and policy shifts that enable minority suppliers to compete and to meet the challenges of society, their communities and their business. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTE: All times are Central Standard Time. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Visit www.NMSDCConference.com for up-to-date conference information - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Connect with us - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/national-minority-supplier-development-council Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Minority-Supplier-Development-Council/132183146823970 Twitter https://www.twitter.com/NMSDCHQ #NMSDCConference - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Certify. Develop. Connect. Advocate. NMSDC 1359 Broadway, Tenth Floor Suite 1000 New York, NY 10018 United States http://www.NMSDC.org © 2016 The National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616 NMSDC info@NMSDC.org
Sustainable Procurement—Corporate & Government Policy & Practice

Wednesday, October 26
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

W5 Sustainable Procurement—Corporate & Government Policy & Practice

Description

In this panel we will share some of the successful models of policies being implemented to advance sustainable procurement. An increasing number of government entities at the local, state and federal level are deepening commitments to sustainable procurement through the development of policies. Examples include executive orders, city ordinances, regional sustainable purchasing agreements, and the creation of new standards and certifications to better identify sustainable products and services.

This panel will discuss issues such as high road business, good workplaces, climate change, and safer, healthier supply chains that are being incorporated more and more into the practices and policies being adopted by corporations and governments. Understand more about the sustainability market and policy shifts that enable minority suppliers to compete and to meet the challenges of society, their communities and their business.

Presenter:
MaryAnne Howland
Chief Executive Officer
IBIS Communication/Global Diversity Leadership Exchange