Sustainability is an important ethical and environmental issue in purchasing. Describe one material, product, or service that can contribute to sustainability in a project you have been involved with, or in your current organization. Describe how these decisions enable the organization to avoid violations in terms of environmental issues. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
Johnson, P. F., Leenders, M. R., & Flynn, A. E. (2015). Purchasing and supply management (15th ed.). Retrieved from https://redshelf.com/
- Chapter 12: Supplier Selection
- Chapter 13: Supplier Evaluation and Supplier Relations
- Chapter 15: Legal and Ethics
Blanchard, C., Comm, C., & Mathaisel, D. (2008). Adding value to service providers: Benchmarking Wal-Mart. Benchmarking, 15(2), 166-177. Retrieved from ProQuest Database.
Earls, A. (2009, August). PPG tests the outsourcing waters. Purchasing, 138(8), 26. Retrieved from ProQuest Database.
- The article discusses the benefits of outsourcing through the PPG example.