CIPS L3M05 Socially Responsible Procurement
About the Program
On completion of this module, learners will be able to explain the concepts and implicationsof sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility and recognise the potential environmental impact of procurement and supply operations.
Who Should Attend this Program
Company reputation can be severely damaged if the organisation or one of its suppliers, is seen to be neglecting sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Similarly, against a background of increasing public and governmental concern for the environment, organisations have come under increasing pressure to reduce the environmental impact of their operations. This module is designed for those working in procurement and supply who should recognise the responsibility which they have for ensuring sustainable and socially responsible practices and the importance of the environmental impact of their decisions and approaches.
Understand the concepts of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Understand the environmental impact of procurement and supply
Know the implications of CSR for the procurement and supply function
Understand methods to monitor Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in procurement and supply