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Net-Zero Procurement: How to engage suppliers in the race to net-zero

June 6 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am PDT

The impacts of climate change are already being felt by communities across Canada. Procurement is a key tool to engage your suppliers with your organization’s goals to reduce carbon emission and slow global warming. 

Join Buy Social Canada and guest speaker Bob Willard (Founder, Sustainability Advantage) to discuss what Net-Zero Procurement is, and how you can incorporate it into your procurement practice using the free, opensource Net-Zero Procurement Toolkit

Bob Willard is a leading expert on sustainability justifications, frameworks, and sustainable procurement. Over the last 22 years, he has given more than 1,700 presentations, has authored six books and published two white papers. Bob serves on the Future-Fit Foundation board, the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) board, and the B Corp Standards Advisory Council. He is on the core faculty of the Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) Sustainable Procurement Fellowship program, is an Advisor to the Mission from MaRs – Net-Zero Procurement Mission, and serves as an Advisor on the Canadian government’s Low Carbon Procurement Advisory Committee. 

He was one of five inaugural inductees into the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) Hall of Fame in 2011, has received three Clean50 awards including a Lifetime Achievement award in 2023, and has earned six “Best for the World – Overall” and five “Best for the World – Community” awards since becoming a Certified B Corp in 2012. Sustainability Advantage was the first company to reach the highest Diamond tier of Canada’s Net-Zero Challenge in 2023. 

Come to this webinar to learn:

  • What Net-Zero Procurement (NZP) is
  • How to connect it with your social or sustainable procurement goals
  • How to access the Net-Zero Procurement Toolkit, which expedites the integration of NZP into any procurement process

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