Sustainable Procurement Activator Course and Leaders Group

New Zealand businesses can reduce their environmental impact through changes in procurement – what they buy, who from and how.      

Businesses know they have huge influence. They can set high standards for things like climate, waste and water in their procurement policies. But it can be tough to find the right suppliers and know what to ask them. It’s also challenging to know how to monitor changes, measure success and get leadership buy-in. Making this the norm means changing the system for everybody. 

Want to help drive change?

Find out how to implement best practice procurement by joining our Activator Course. The course will help you to:

  • understand what best practice looks like for your business
  • identify the tools, resources, and solutions required to transition to best practice
  • achieve leadership buy-in and lead effective change with case studies, expert advice, and knowledge-sharing
  • gain a network of peers and learn from their experiences

The Activator Course comprises five online webinars.

Standard rate: $5,500 (plus GST)

2022 1st of March, 8th March, 15th March, 22nd March, 29th March

The course comprises 5 weekly 2.5 hour online sessions. These will be held on Tuesdays from 9.30am-12pm.

Discounted tickets for SBN Impact Investors. Large investors receive one complimentary ticket to the Activator Course, the Procurement Leaders Group or our Leadership in Sustainable Business Course.

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The course includes content created by SBN’s Sustainable Procurement Leaders Group over a 12 month period. This group includes 37 of Aotearoa New Zealand’s biggest procurers. Together they have defined best practice for sustainable procurement and its implementation.

Register your interest in our Activator Course today.


Following participation in our Activator Course, businesses showing evidence of leading change will be invited to join the Sustainable Procurement Leaders Group. Businesses in our network receive a discount on annual membership to the Group. Our largest investors can choose Group membership as a complimentary benefit.

To find out more about our work in sustainable procurement, or to talk about collaborating with us, please contact our Senior Project and Partnership Manager, Holly Norton. 027 774 6559