2.4 Understanding Community Benefits and Sustainability

Responding to Tender Policy Requirements - Power of Procurement

Thursday 28 October 2021, 1.00-2:30pm


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As well as environmental issues this webinar also covers social issues such as equality and diversity and fair & ethical trading, plus economic issues including opportunities for SMEs and the third sector.

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

How to prepare for this event 

You can attend the webinar from the comfort of your own desk – the joining instructions and link will be emailed to you the day before this event. To prepare, you can access SDP's top tips on how to join a webinar, or alternatively please email info@sdpscotland.co.uk if you have any further questions about the joining process.

Please feel free to join the webinar 10-15 minutes before the start time.

Don't just take our word for it! Here is what our suppliers had to say

  • "I enjoyed hearing the different examples of community benefits that could apply to my business, as some I would never of thought of." 
  • "I found it useful having the opportunity to ask questions to an expert in real time." 
  • "It was useful to get an understanding of what community benefits are." 
  • "It was useful to hear the theory put into practical terms and relating it to various examples." 

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