Upcoming2.4. Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability – Scottish Borders

  • May 17, 2017
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Understand community benefits and environmental issues at this Level 2 (Intermediate) workshop

Sustainable procurement is a vital element of public sector procurement. As well as environmental issues it also includes social issues such as equality and diversity, and fair and ethical trading, plus economic issues including opportunities for SMEs and the third sector.

This workshop is particularly recommended for third sector organisations

Key topics:

  • What is sustainable procurement?
  • Procurement for supported businesses and the third sector
  • Community benefits
  • Living wage
  • Being a “Best practice employer”
  • Life cycle costing
  • Delivering “Added Value”
  • Corporate social responsibility

This event is suitable for you if:

  • You have a good understanding of public sector procurement (completed Level 1 or have equivalent experience)
  •  You want to understand how best to demonstrate community benefit in your bid

Registration from 9.30am

Your next workshop is…

3.1. Seeking feedback and improving your bid


Event Location

Venue:   Business Gateway - Scottish Borders

Venue Phone: 01835 825600

Address:
Ettrick Riverside, Dunsdale Road, TD7 5EB, Borders, TD7 5EB, United Kingdom

Supported By:

UA-1850409-96