Although progress has been made, the quest for a peaceful, inclusive and sustainably developed world is far from over.
As we continue to work towards implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, new thinking is needed to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.
Procurement serves as a link between suppliers and buyers, donors and recipient governments, connecting the world’s most vulnerable with the goods and services they need. It is a vital component to help the world overcome global challenges – once and for all.
Below are just a few articles that highlight how procurement can drive sustainable development. You can read all 10 articles from the publication, which includes contributions from across the private, public and academic sectors, here:
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By Harry John, Procurement Leaders
By Jeanne Kling and Kate Vitasek, University of Tennessee
By Eric Dupont, UNFPA
ASR supplement 2015
Using innovation today to prepare for tomorrow. As we adapt to a changing world, the way we procure goods and services needed for humanitarian assistance and development must keep in step.
How we procure
ASR supplement 2015Using innovation today to prepare for tomorrow. As we adapt to a changing world, the way we procure goods and services needed for humanitarian assistance and development must keep in step.
ASR 2016The Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement provides data and analysis on the goods and services procured by the United Nations system in support of its operations around the world.
How we procureUNOPS considers sustainable procurement as the practice of integrating requirements, specifications and criteria that are in favour of the protection of the environment, of social progress and in support of economic development.