Procurement leaders are starting to use the phenomenal buying power of their organisations to address big social challenges. What legacy do you want to leave? In the old days, procurement was focused on two things: minimising costs and risk. Purpose should be a pivotal part of every organisation’s business strategy. Being purpose-focused is essential to … Continue reading Procurement Pros – What’s Your Legacy?
How should procurement and supply chain professionals prevent and address modern slavery in their supply chains? The first day of 2019 saw the implementation of the Modern Slavery Act in Australia, requiring organisations above a certain size – consolidated revenue of A$100 million – to report annually on the actions they are taking to address … Continue reading Modern Slavery: Don’t Get Named & Shamed In 2019
Procurement will be the single largest instrument in the world to change the world… “Frankly procurement is at the same level, in my eyes, as auditing, accountancy and that level of excitement. There’s more excitement in the hashtag #Birdsarentreal – because people believe in that more and with more emotion than this.” Olinga Taeed became … Continue reading Blockchain: Procurement’s Secret Weapon
It’s possible to do good and do well – just check out the Procurious 2018 nice list… Christmas is coming and, at Procurious HQ, we’re feeling pretty festive. To get into the spirit of things and to give Santa a helping hand this year, we’ve put together a “Nice List” to recognise the organisations who … Continue reading 8 Organisations On The Nice List This Year
Procurement with purpose is often perceived as rainbows and fairytales. But it only sounds that way when we fail to connect purpose with real business results. Most procurement and supply chain professionals initially gravitated towards their profession because they like to understand how things work; they like to figure out how to make things work … Continue reading Procurement with Purpose – Not All Rainbows and Fairytales
How can the missing puzzle piece make it easier for procurement teams to operate sustainably, improve supply chain transparency and eliminate corruption? As procurement professionals we’re always talking about how leveraging innovative technology can add value to our organisations. But less frequently addressed is how technology can make it easier for procurement teams to operate sustainably, improve supply chain transparency and eliminate corruption. In our latest Procure with Purpose … Continue reading Procurement’s Missing Puzzle Piece
Reluctant or unsure about driving greater diversity and inclusion in your procurement teams and the organisation at large? You need to take your blinkers off! When it comes to implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace it can be difficult to know where to begin. And perhaps you’re equally skeptical that your actions could … Continue reading Procurement Professionals: Get Your Blinkers Off!