Procurement Resources

With every dollar you spend, you send a signal to the market about your expectations on the values and sustainability performance behind products and services.

SBN Procurement Resources

There’s never been a more fruitful time to align your purchasing with your business values and mission. Increasingly, businesses are looking to their suppliers and supply chains to not only reflect but improve their own sustainability performance.

Find out more in the resources below.


Smart Purchasing Resource

This introductory resource will help you choose good products and services for your business. It will show you how to develop purchasing guidelines and ask your suppliers the right questions.

Product Stewardship Resource

Product stewardship aims to reduce a product’s environmental impact throughout its lifecycle. Find out more in this introductory resource.

Procurement Resources

Access a series of procurement resources on topics including social procurement, modern slavery, procurement guide to waste services, and more.

Sustainable Business Directory

Access our directory of hundreds of SBN members that provide more sustainable products and services. The directory is searchable by key word, location, certification, sustainability focus and more.

Introductory resource