How To Be An Ethical Purchaser
Good corporate and personal, buying behaviour should always demand good Corporate Social Responsibility from suppliers, regardless of what the commodity or service. We only have to see the rise of ethically produced eggs in supermarkets to see the power ad influence of consumer choice.
As such focus should fall onto the following points;
- Worker’s rights, equal opportunities, health and safety performance
- Environmental protection
Similarly Ethical Procurement should take account of;
- Fair contracts
- Transparent negotiation
- Zero tolerance of corrupt supplier influence
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