Case studies and news
Read examples of good practice on ethical purchasing from around the University.
Staff experience of one year Fairphone trial
Stuart McLean from Procurement is frequently working from different locations, so decided to try using a refurbished Fairphone for work which could also double up for personal use. He shares his reflections from using the more ethical phone for a year.
Ensuring fair work practices
Read about how fair working practices were integrated into a recent contract. This procurement allowed the ‘Digitising Scotland’ project team to visit Mobius in Chennai in May 2017, offering a rare opportunity to verify working conditions at an overseas supplier.
Ensuring equality and diversity
Read about how equality and diversity were embedded into a recent contract. The awarded contractor, Haven Document Services, provide stable employment for disabled people, who are supported by the company to train and progress in their careers.
Coordinating stationery orders at Charles Stewart House
Procurement officer Neil Crowley and Karen Rowberry of ERI explain the benefits to Charles Stewart House of coordinating stationery orders.
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