Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Using a supplier who can meet your standards for environmental and social issues can help you reduce your impacts through your supply chain.
You may decide to reward a supplier who can exceed your requirements and provide a more sustainable product or service.
You can evaluate the environmental and social performance of a supplier before you award a contract to them for goods and/or services. This is called pre-qualification.
You may choose to use a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) to check that a supplier can meet your standards for environmental and social issues. You may want to consider:
You can work with your suppliers to help them develop and improve their own environmental and social performance.
For example, you could:
You could look at sustainability considerations in your supply chain more formally.
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