Expand sustainable procurement


Lead: National Corporate Services and HR Manager


Implement activities to encourage suppliers to reduce their carbon footprint

To achieve this we will:

a) Ten large suppliers to attend a Waste Management event on carbon footprint reduction (by end of 2020)
b) 100 suppliers have attended a Waste Management event on carbon footprint reduction (by end of 2025)

Lead: National Corporate Services and HR Manager


Develop and implement code of conduct and performance management framework for suppliers that explicitly includes sustainability criteria and outcomes

To achieve this we will:

a) Code of conduct and performance management framework rolled out to 80% of suppliers (by spend) and 100% of all new contracts (by end of 2020)
b) Code of conduct and performance management framework rolled out to 100% of suppliers (by end of 2025)

Lead: National Corporate Services and HR Manager


Develop and implement a procurement framework for corporate services project sourcing that incorporates “cost v. delivery v. sustainability” weighting methodology.

To achieve this we will:

a) 50% of new projects by 2020 (by end of 2020)
b) 90% of projects by 2025 (by end of 2025)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015 New Zealand signed up to the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals, an overall blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for us all.

We have identified which UN Sustainable Development Goals we can positively influence and create value for our business and stakeholders under Our Environment.

UNSDG Env

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