Not-for-profit organisation aimed at improving knowledge and capability in sustainable procurement. Offers consultancy, benchmarking and training services.
Acquisti & Sostenibilità
Italian not-for-profit group aimed at providing support, networking and knowledge-sharing for those involved in sustainable procurement.
Better Cotton Initiative
Pressure group works with well-known retailers to improve the supply chain for cotton.
Better Sugarcane Initiative
Global not-for-profit group that works with suppliers and users of sugarcane to improve social, environmental and economic sustainability of sugarcane.
A not-for-profit business development scheme aimed at helping suppliers in Yorkshire and Humber become more environmentally friendly. Provides buyer/supplier matching.
Compassion in World Farming
CIWF works with buyers to improve farm animal welfare through public procurement.
CSR Professional Services Directory
A free, searchable directory of companies, organisations and individuals that provide consultancy, advice and guidance on corporate social responsibility.
Danish Ethical Trading Initiative
Danish branch of the alliance of business, unions and voluntary organisations working to improve the lives of those who make or grow consumer goods.
Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes
Indexes that track the financial performance of sustainability-driven corporations worldwide.
Supplier directory listing responsible and sustainable suppliers.
Ethical Trading Initiative
Alliance of businesses, unions and voluntary groups working to improve the lives of those who make or grow consumer goods.
Ethical Trading Initiative - Norway
Norwegian alliance of businesses, unions and voluntary groups working to improve the lives of those who make or grow consumer goods.
Global Social Compliance Programme
GSCP aims to develop a consistent approach among businesses to improve working and environmental conditions in the supply chain.
Green Globe Index
System for travel and tourism companies to assess their environmental impact.
International Chamber of Commerce Guidance on Supply Chain Responsibility
Practical advice and recommendations form major corporations on how to integrate social and environmental consideration into purchasing policy.
International Labour Organisation
Global body responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards.
OGC Centre of Expertise in Sustainable Procurement
Part of the OGC set up to advise and provide support to the public sector across all topics of sustainability.
OnBalance is a not-for-profit think tank that tries to weigh up the impact of environmental sourcing decisions against purchasing that brings social benefits.
Non-profit group with advice on sustainable timber sourcing and independent third-party verification of wood products.
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
Association of producers, traders, manufacturers and NGOs with the aim of introducing standards for sustainable palm oil.
Social Enterprise Coalition
UK national body set up to support and promote the benefits of social enterprises.
The Sustainable Procurement Centre of Excellence
Embedding sustainable procurement into higher education. This website has information on sustainable procurement, commodity areas, carbon reduction, whole life costing, legislation, toolkits, case studies, and best practice.