Policy Objectives

  1. To ensure procurement practices align with environmental sustainability, ethical sourcing, and positive social impact.
  2. To minimize the environmental impact of our operations and support our clients in achieving their sustainability goals.

Industry Best Practices for Sustainable Procurement

  1. Comprehensive Sustainability Analysis: Conduct a thorough analysis of current procurement practices to identify opportunities for improvement.
  2. Stakeholder Collaboration: Engage with suppliers, clients, and internal stakeholders to gather insights and foster partnerships for sustainability.

Criteria for Sustainable Procurement

Environmentally Preferable Products

  • Products must meet recognized environmental standards (e.g., Energy Star, EPEAT).
  • Preference for products made from recycled or renewable resources.

Resource Efficiency

  • Products and services that demonstrate high efficiency in the use of energy, water, and other resources.
  • Prioritize products with minimal environmental footprint over their lifecycle.


  • Products designed for easy recycling or reuse at the end of their life.
  • Packaging materials should be minimal, recyclable, or compostable.

Ethical Sourcing Practices

  • Suppliers must comply with local and international labor laws.
  • Preference for suppliers demonstrating transparency and ethical practices in their operations.

Implementation Guidelines

Measurable Targets and KPIs

  • Establish clear targets for the percentage of sustainable products procured annually.
  • Monitor and report on key performance indicators such as carbon footprint reduction and waste diversion rates.

Supporting Sustainable Supply Chains

  • Conduct regular sustainability audits of suppliers.
  • Encourage suppliers to adopt sustainable practices through incentives and capacity-building initiatives.

Driving Positive Social and Environmental Outcomes

  • Invest in community-based projects that support environmental conservation and social welfare.
  • Promote diversity and inclusion within the supply chain by engaging with minority-owned and women-owned businesses.

Compliance with Regulations and Standards

  • Ensure all procurement activities comply with relevant local and international sustainability standards and regulations.
  • Stay updated on best practices and regulatory changes to continuously improve our sustainable procurement policy.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Regularly review the policy to ensure it remains effective and relevant.
  • Solicit feedback from stakeholders to identify areas for improvement.