Expert Insight: Making the Case


Whether you are just launching a sustainable purchasing program, or looking to expand and strengthen your current efforts, you’ll need the support of multiple diverse stakeholders.

You will be most successful if you can convince budget holders and business strategy leaders to invest in your program. And whatever your budget, you’ll need to find the right approach to successfully engage stakeholders throughout your organization to follow your sustainability guidance as they execute procurement activities.

To help you marshal your arguments and strengthen your program, SPLC invited expert sustainable purchasing professionals from the private and public sectors to share stories and insights about how they learned to best make the case for sustainable purchasing as a critical element of overall organizational strategy. 

Click on the whitepapers below to download each case for Sustainable Purchasing’s critical role in driving organizational sustainability, and business success, forward. Though the two papers focus on private and public sector, both provide tips and insights you can use to forward your work regardless of which sector you sit in.