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Sustainable procurement is a superpower

Learn how 10 public sector organizations in Canada are working to leverage their buying power to accelerate climate action and the transition to a circular economy.

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Let's flex our buying power to drive a circular economy

Purchases made by Canadian public sector organizations account for 13.3% (~$200B CAD) of Canada’s GDP, yet the vast majority of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) do not consider sustainability as a key factor in procurement decisions.

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Our white paper, Buying a Better Future: Insights from a Sustainable Procurement IT Project, highlights the lessons learned from a pilot with 10 public sector organizations on their journey to green their IT procurement practices. The report outlines the key learnings on the barriers and opportunities organizations face in advancing sustainable procurement and effective strategies to make progress. This pilot was supported by HP Canada.

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Download the free Self-Assessment Tool
to gauge how well your organization is
currently performing when it comes to
sustainable IT procurement.

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Check out the free RFX Guide for specific guidance
on criteria to include in your bid documents
(Requests for Proposals, Requests for
Information, Request for Quotes).

Contact Us

Have questions?

We’re here to help.

If you’d like to learn more about how to green your business’ purchasing process, please email Emma Murphy at:

Emma Murphy
Network Director

Thanks to HP for making the Sustainable IT Procurement Pilot possible.

Do More with Green Economy Canada

Incorporating sustainable procurement practices is a great step forward in making your business more sustainable. We can help you go further by taking a broader look at your carbon footprint and identifying actions to reduce your emissions. Our network provides training, resources, a peer network and 1:1 support to help you take action on climate change and build sustainability into your operations. Learn more on our website and get in touch – we’d love to chat!