Elevating Sustainability in Procurement

Join kimiko green's Dianne Kimiko Murata and mindful MATERIALs' Laurel Christensen Chadzynski to explore innovative ways to leverage your specifying power and drive positive change in sustainable procurement. Learn how to contribute to a consistent aligned 'ask' from the industry, encouraging manufacturers to make greater investments in sustainability. Discover the art of formulating clear and impactful questions about product certifications, allowing you to filter out greenwashing and make informed choices easily. We will also delve into the realm of cross-industry knowledge transfer, examining lessons learned from other sectors and applying them to the world of furniture, Request for Proposals (RFPs), and procurement guides. Gain valuable insights into adapting successful strategies from various industries to enhance sustainability practices in your procurement processes. Additionally, the presentation will illuminate the practical application of mindful MATERIALS' Common Materials Framework. Learn how to evaluate materials' lifecycle impacts holistically, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of their environmental footprint. Join us on this journey towards more sustainable and responsible procurement practices that positively impact your organization and the planet.

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