Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable procurement

Sustainable Procurement

University sustainable procurement goals and strategy:

Modern Slavery in procurement 

At the University of Edinburgh, we are committed to protecting and respecting human rights and have a zero-tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking in all its forms.


The University of Edinburgh is committed to fair trade procurement and to raising awareness on fairness in trade.

Sustainable procurement tools

The University has adopted Scottish Government tools to embed environmental, economic and social sustainability into our public procurement activity.


Information on equipment disposal, recycling and exchange.

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE)

The University and staff are obliged to ensure final disposal of all waste electronic and electrical equipment is responsible and traceable.

Community Benefits and Fair Work at the University of Edinburgh

How procurement can add social value, inclusive growth and promote fair work, including the Living Wage

Case studies and stories

Case studies and stories

Procurement/Sustainability Wiki

Please contact Stuart McLean 650 2509 if you would like access to this wiki.