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Greener Purchasing: Opportunities and Innovations
Every organisation, no matter what its size, purchases goods and services. Large organisations also have considerable influence over the practices of their suppliers. As greener purchasing practices have become more common in large organisations, the implications for companies in the supply chain have similarly increased. Yet greener purchasing policies remain the exception rather than the norm in large organisations. Why is this? And how can environmental purchasing practices that have produced tangible business benefits for a number of companies worldwide receive wider take-up?

Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary Material
pp. i-viii(8)

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Free Content Introduction
pp. 9-19(11)
Author: Russel, Trevor

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Implementation of Public Green Procurement Programmes
pp. 21-30(10)
Author: Pento, Tapio

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Environmentally Preferable Purchasing: The US Experience
pp. 46-59(14)
Author: Sanders, William

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The Greening of Public Procurement in the Netherlands
pp. 60-70(11)
Author: van der Grijp, Nicolien

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Nordic Countries' Green Public Procurement of Paper
pp. 85-98(14)
Authors: Gronow, Tito; Pento, Tapio; Rajotte, Alain

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Greener Purchasing and Trade Rules: Can they be Reconciled?
pp. 99-105(7)
Authors: Sørensen, Stig Yding; Russel, Trevor

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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: The Implications of Greener Purchasing
pp. 135-150(16)
Authors: Baylis, Robert; Connell, Lianne; Flynn, Andrew

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An Exploratory Examination of Environmentally Responsible Straight Rebuy Purchases in Large Australian Organisations
pp. 151-163(13)
Authors: Polonsky, Michael Jay; Brooks, Harry; Henry, Philip; Schweizer, Craig

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The Green Purchasing Network, Japan
pp. 187-199(13)
Author: Sato, Hiroyuki

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The European Green Purchasing Network: Addressing Purchasers across Sectors and Boundaries
pp. 199-208(10)
Authors: van Ermen, Raymond; Mielisch, Arndt

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Putting the Green into Greener Purchasing: Protecting Nature Consciously
pp. 209-235(27)
Authors: Sutton, Philip; Preece, Kathy

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Purchasing Operations at Digital's Computer Asset Recovery Facility
pp. 270-281(12)
Authors: Sarkis, Joseph; Liffers, Mark; Malette, Susan

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Integrating Environmental Considerations into Purchasing Programmes at Procter & Gamble
pp. 282-288(7)
Authors: Shimp, Robert J.; de Henau, Henri

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Environmental Purchasing: Some Thoughts and an IBM Case Study
pp. 289-296(8)
Author: Whitaker, Brian

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pp. 310-325(16)

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