Obama can with the power of procurement. What about you?

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BarakObama.JPGIn his second inaugural address US President Barak Obama promised to take action on climate change in 2013.  How can he do it?  Well, one critical step identified for him would be to use the procurement process for the federal government to procure green technologies.

Government purchasing could make a significant difference to key aspects of attaining this goal - buying electric vehicles and infrastructure, retrofitting office buildings and securing long-term contracts for energy delivery from renewable sources.

Addressing procurement would be a huge practical step with actual precedent for the US. All it takes is a simple shift in the mind-set of decision makers.

Once the overall power of procurement can be acknowledged, many companies can make good on their promises to their customers. The same way President Obama can to his people. Read the full article in the Huffington Post.

At Smart Procurement World 2013 (10 - 12 September 2013) we’re committed to “Thinking Differently”. In keeping with our theme, we’ll be bringing you insightful presentations this year, all challenging you to find innovative ways to achieve your 2013 goal for your bottom line.

For more information visit www.smartprocurementworld.com

Do you have an interesting story to share and would like to share the platform as a speaker? Get in touch with us now! hj@smartprocurement.net

See you in September 2013!
The Smart Procurement Team

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