Future Purchasing Blogs

Tagged by topic "sustainability"

Deep under the North Pole, the final effort is underway, making sure that the wrapping lines are moving at full power and the dispatch team is ready to go. As ever, the elves in the Procurement team (this really is e-procurement) are having a moment to reflect on the challenges of getting this far.

by Mark Hubbard

Sustainability continues to be a compelling subject. Last week, the Financial Times ran an article asking ‘Can we break our addiction to plastic’?( https://on.ft.com/2WLNdEh ) In this, the challenges of our dependency on plastic packaging was highlighted, and it explored some of the challenges of change. Different consumer behaviour is required, along with different supply chains, different manufacturing facilities, different transport and logistics solutions.

by Mark Hubbard

Sustainability is a consistent undercurrent in a whole range of media at the moment; in the news, in opinion pieces, on the TV, we are confronted with a whole range of ideas and concepts, many being made a lot more strongly than has been the case for a number of years. The magnitude of the challenge is huge, requiring dramatic changes in the behaviour of whole populations.

by Mark Hubbard