U.K. Government to Set Green Procurement Example
Author: Edie News, Published on: 11 October 2004
A resounding call for the public sector to "buy green" has been issued by U.K. Environment Minister Elliot Morley as he announced stricter sustainable purchasing targets...he...added that sustainable procurement was not just about environmental imperatives, but also ethical issues such as social justice. "The new targets will lock in more sustainable purchasing requirements, which in turn will send a clear message to manufacturers about the demand for sustainable materials," he stated.