Producing actionable knowledge about sustainable
The Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative is leading a groundbreaking study on sustainable purchasing policies and initiatives in local governments. This innovative research surveyed city managers in decision-making positions to learn more about the successes and limitations of green purchasing.
Worldwide, organizations and individuals are increasingly shifting their purchases towards products and services that are more sustainable. To do so, organizations are adopting sustainable and green purchasing policies. Individuals are using sustainability standards to purchase more sustainable products and services.
Similarly, the market for sustainable products and services is expanding. These activities are at the core of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals .