In recent years, sustainability has morphed from a nice-to-have item to a must-have pursuit. Purchasingb2b recently hosted a roundtable looking at sustainable procurement practices.
By definition, procurement people tend to be numbers people. They work every day with dollar figures, product quantities, and so forth. As they report more and more to their organizations’ C-suites, producing figures to support the business case for what they do will remain important.