Sustainable Procurement Award
This category is intended to recognise those organisations that are leading the way in addressing issues such as climate change through their sustainable procurement activity.
Applicants can cover all types of activity, such as recycling, carbon reduction, increasing employment opportunities, waste reduction, training or delivering environmental benefits, to name just a few initiatives.
The focus is on how organisations have developed their policies and processes in order to manage the key stages of procurement delivery and to drive innovation, creativity and genuine progress in the delivery of their contracts.
Open to: Scottish public sector organisations and private/voluntary organisations from within or outside Scotland with documented support from a sponsoring authority ‒ for example, a written statement with the name and position of the sponsor, either within the submission or as an attachment.
Timescale: A GO Awards submission in this category must cover activity during the period January 2022 to June 2023.
Please describe the sustainable approach that your organisation has undertaken through procurement, including, where appropriate, within the procurement process itself. Please include details of why this approach was chosen, the aims and deliverables that were desired and the critical success factors to successful delivery.