ISO 20400 – Guidelines for Sustainable Procurement
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What is ISO 20400 ?

ISO 20400 is an international standard that provides guidelines on sustainable procurement. The standard can be used by an organizations that intend to improve their social, economic, and environmental sustainability.

The standard’s main guidelines include key sustainability considerations, integrating sustainability into the organization’s procurement policy and strategy, managing risks and opportunities, planning and integrating sustainability into the procurement processes, and measuring and improving the sustainable procurement performance. Throughout all these instances, the engagement of stakeholders is just as important in order for the sustainable procurement initiatives to be successful. Therefore, considerable attention is given to the engagement of stakeholders throughout the supply chain.

Benefits of ISO 20400 Guidelines for Sustainable Procurement

  • Help organizations to put in place a sustainable procurement system which takes into account the pillars of sustainable development (economic, social, and environmental aspects,) as well as the UN SDGs
  • Assist organizations in improving their sustainability within the procurement policy and strategies and the supply chain
  • Assist organizations in improving the environmental, social, and economic impacts of procurement activities
  • Assist organizations in improving resource usage and reducing costs by adopting a life-cycle approach
  • Assist organizations in fostering a systemic approach to engaging all interested parties throughout the supply chain in contributing to sustainability
  • Assist organizations in improving their risks management and opportunity realization
  • Assist organizations in improving their compliance with national and international regulations
  • Assist organizations in gaining international recognition regarding sustainability
PECB 300x129 - ISO 20400 Guidelines for Sustainable Procurement

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We also offer the possibility to follow the training and obtain the related certification in self-study modality. Below you will find the prices and the link to apply for registration.

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  • 5 training days
  • over 450 pages of information and practical examples
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    • The exam type can be online or paper-based.
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