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Supported by WWF this vital new book demonstrates how to make environmentally sound purchasing decisions. Drawing on his experience as the head of purchasing for a major American university, Kevin Lyons offers a practical guide to responsible purchasing. Working for a university with a population of 60,000 Lyons faced the challenge of how to reduce damage to the environment while still meeting the needs of this community.Lyons covers the key areas including:• purchasing policy design and implementation strategies • how to write environmentally-sensitive contracts• the relevance of environmental laws • understanding the competitive bidding process• enforcing the environmental responsibilities of suppliers • developing corporate leadership strategies• putting contractual enhancements into action• developing national and international environmental partnerships
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Kevin Orchard Lyons (7 February 1923 – 24 May 2000) was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly representing the seat of Darwin (later renamed Braddon).
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