Sustainable Procurement Masterclass


Course introduction

Global supply chain has become the centre-stage of sustainability concerns in the recent years. Globalisation and economic growth have caused huge environment and social impact, especially global warming, pollution and community wellbeing. Member states of United Nations have pledged to achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and limit global warming to 1.5 ⁰C from the pre-industrial level (COP26). Multinational corporations have significant roles in leading the change towards sustainable supply chain. Beside implementing sustainable business practices within their organizations, MNCs may lead their suppliers through Sustainable Procurement policies and initiatives. In this 2-day course, you will learn about Sustainable Procurement topics, strategies, standards and practices.

Duration: 2-day course
Language: English

Course Benefits

Lead Sustainable Procurement initiatives as part of the organization effort to achieve sustainable development goals
Understand the requirements for implementing sustainable procurement standards related to managing environmental, social and governance (ESG)
Drive supply chain projects to deliver positive Triple-bottom lines, i.e. planet, people and profit
Set relevant objectives and positive results in sustainability report or/and carbon reporting for supply chain

Course Pre-Requisites

Prior knowledge in end-to-end procurement processes

Target Audience

This course is specially designed for:
Professionals from procurement, supply chain and sustainability functions and are responsible for identifying opportunities or driving sustainable procurement effort in their organization.

Course Outline

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the scope and importance of Sustainable Procurement
  • Measure carbon emission in supply chain
  • Apply ISO20400 Sustainable Procurement Guidance
  • Implement Procurement Practises and Supplier Social & Environment Assessment as part of Sustainable Reporting
Topics to be covered in this course include:
  • International business ethnics principle and norms
  • Define Sustainable Procurement
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals relevant to procurement
  • Sustainability challenges in Southeast Asia
  • Sustainability standards relevant to today's procurement
  • Core subjects of Sustainable Procurement
  • Key considerations for Sustainable Procurement
  • Organising procurement function
  • Applying Sustainable Procurement to procurement processes referencing ISO20400
  • Procurement Code of Conduct
  • Supply chain fraud
  • Strategies for Sustainable Procurement
  • Environmental conservation & protection in supply chain
  • Carbon footprint in supply chain
  • Managing sustainability performance and reporting
  • Leading sustainable procurement initiatives
This is a 2-day instructor-led training workshop. Participants will have opportunities to participate in class activities, which includes discussions, case studies, poll questions and presentations

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About Tuv Sud

Our aim is to inspire trust in technology, enabling progress by managing technology-related risks and facilitating change. This commitment is embodied in our claim “Add value. Inspire trust.” We work progressively towards being the trusted partner of choice for safety, security and sustainability solutions, adding tangible value to our clients globally. As we look towards the future, we believe that sustainability and digitalisation will continue to shape the narrative of commerce and society.

Today, we are represented by more than 26,000 employees located across over 1,000 locations. Our community of experts is passionate about technology and is inspired by the possibilities of your business. United by the belief that technology should better people’s lives, we work alongside our customers to anticipate and capitalise on technological developments.

About Tuv Sud Academy

TÜV SÜD Academy helps people and organisations to drive business performance to levels of excellence. We provide effective global training programmes for individuals and whole organisations to support you in becoming an expert for your industry: from work safety, management systems and technical skills to high-level executive programmes. Our trainings and Personal Qualification Programs cover the entire scope of safety, security and sustainability aspects according to relevant norms and standards. A particular area of focus includes promoting training and education for young people in technical and scientific areas.

Our commitment to the environment and the society is reflected in the initiatives taken by our employees from embracing diversity to adopting environmentally friendly practices in our day-to-day operations. Through our actions, we support the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is committed to sharing our knowledge and experience to co-design a better and more sustainable future. Our aim is to ensure the safe, secure, and sustainable global development of society and the environment.