Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM GMT
Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 11:30 AM GMT

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Alison Jones 

Sustainable Procurement: Policy into Practice 

Join us for this two-part workshop, illustrating through speakers and case studies, the flexibility and opportunities created by the sustainable procurement duty.  Presentations will share how to maximise impact and improve practice and support developments to your procurement strategies and reports. Working group case studies and ideas will contribute to ongoing work around the creation of a Community Benefits Catalogue.

A digital report will be shared afterwards.

Programme Highlights (Full programme details to be announced)

Part 1: 29 October, 10:00 – 11:30

Scottish Government Overview An overview on Sustainable Procurement Duty - Impact and Measurement

Procurement: What Good Looks Like -

Panel Perspectives

  • Inclusive Growth Perspective
  • Public Health Perspective

Good Practice Examples

  • Sustainable Procurement Duty – Opportunities & Flexibilities
  • Delivering Jobs and Training    
  • Supporting Communities

Working Groups: Discuss ‘what good looks like’.

Part 2: 5 November, 10:00 – 11:30

Scottish Government Overview Improving Practice

Progressive Procurement -

  • Knowing what you want and asking for it
  • Focusing on Health and Community Benefits  
  • Making better use of data

Working Groups:   Discuss, what is being delivered, what could be delivered and what would help embed?   



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