The BuySmart Network is a hub for people in business, government and non-profit organizations to learn and share information about sustainability purchasing and supply chain management.
BuySmart works with organizations of all types ― private, public and non-profit sector ― helping them create strategies to buy more sustainably and forge supply chains that reflect their own commitments to corporate social responsibility.
Formerly known as the Sustainability Purchasing Network (SPN), BuySmart is a program of the Fraser Basin Council.
The goals of the BuySmart Network are to:
Activities and Participants
The BuySmart Network hosts a number of learning events. These are open to all individuals and organizations with an interest in sustainability purchasing.
The program draws together co-operatives, business associations, not-for-profits, governments (federal, provincial, local and First Nations), labour organizations, public sector organizations and academic institutions. Participants in learning events include purchasers, supply chain managers, office managers, sustainability or corporate social responsibility professionals, policy advisors, fleet managers and suppliers of products and services.
BuySmart can tailor educational sessions and technical advisory services to meet the needs of an organization.
Would you like to help create a cleaner environment, a healthier community and a progressive workplace? One way is to consider the social, economic and environmental impact of the goods and services you buy and sell.
The BuySmart Network can help, with information, education and networking on sustainable purchasing.
Visit the Buysmart website.