Sustainable purchasing gets its own umbrella organization

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 “SPC (Sustainable Purchasing Council), which launches officially at a July meeting in Washington, D.C., didn’t set out to create its own rating system. Rather, it borrows a page from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED green building framework by using existing certifications and guidance to inform a systemic approach to institutional and corporate sustainable purchasing practices. GreenBiz senior writer Heather Clancy spoke with the council’s executive director, Jason Pearson, about the council’s initial priorities.” 

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Chris has spent over 20 years helping communities utilize sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy as catalysts for economic growth. Chris serves as Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and the Green Plus™ -- a program dedicated to helping America's...
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