Local Government Procurement

Sustainability

Responding to the NSW Anti-slavery Commissioner’s Guidance on Reasonable Steps

In December 2023, the NSW Anti-slavery Commissioner released his Guidance on Reasonable Steps (GRS) to manage modern slavery risks in operations and supply chains. The GRS came into effect on 1 January 2024. It sets out the main issues and concepts to be understood to meet reporting and due diligence expectations (i.e undertake ‘reasonable steps’) …

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Webinar – Procurement Story: Creating a robust Evaluation Panel

LGP Consulting brings to you quarterly webinars on topical subjects which may help in your professional career. Access to these webinars is by invitation only! This month’s webinar is: Procurement Story: Creating a robust Evaluation Panel   The role of the Evaluation Panel in a procurement process is crucial in ensuring the efficient and effective …

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Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) VS Sustainability: Why it is Important for Local Government

In recent years, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors have gained significant attraction in the context of sustainability and responsible investment. As organisations increasingly prioritise sustainability in their business practices, it becomes imperative to understand the nuances between the sustainability and ESG terms and how procurement and tendering function in local government can embed ESG …

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Webinar – Understand the Difference between ESG & Sustainability

LGP Consulting brings to you quarterly webinars on topical subjects which may help in your professional career. Access to these webinars is by invitation only! Our webinar will focus on ‘Understanding the Difference between ESG & Sustainability’ Environmental, Social and Governance – ESG is the buzzword for 2022-23, but what is it? How is it …

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2023 Annual Sustainable Procurement Survey

It is time again for the Sustainable Choice Annual Sustainable Procurement Survey. The survey follows the core elements of the ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement guidance standard and provides valuable information and statistics on progress in relation to embedding sustainability into the procurement process. The survey has been sent to General Managers at all councils with …

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Webinar – The Role of Council Procurement in Disaster Recovery

LGP Consulting brings to you quarterly webinars on topical subjects which may help in your professional career. Access to these webinars is by invitation only! Our webinar will focus on ‘The Role of Council Procurement in Disaster Recovery’ The role of council procurement in natural disaster recovery is crucial in ensuring efficient and effective response and …

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Sustainable Procurement and ISO 20400

Sustainable procurement isn’t just about being ‘green’, nor is it limited to environmental impacts. Sustainable procurement is about good business practice that focusses on socially and ethically responsible procurement delivering value for money solutions that create positive environmental and social impact. Sustainable procurement is protecting the environment, strengthening local economies and supporting communities. It better …

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Sustainability Filters in LGP Contracts

LGP has assigned Sustainability Filter Tags to some of its contracts. Going forward each new contract will have Sustainability Filter Tags assigned through the tender process. The filters cover a range of sustainability elements and are visible in VendorPanel when purchasing through LGP Contracts. They highlight to buyers those suppliers that can provide better sustainability …

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Vestone Capital’s Carbon Offset Initiative

Vestone Capital’s Environmental Partnership with Greenfleet At Vestone Capital, we recognise the importance for our business to take environmental action, reduce the impact that we have and to contribute towards sustainable development. We are committed to working towards a greener and sustainable future. Vestone Capital is proud to be partnering with Greenfleet, a leading not-for-profit …

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Annual Sustainable Procurement Survey

It is time again for the Sustainable Choice Annual Sustainable Procurement Survey. The survey follows the core elements of the ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement guidance standard and provides valuable information that will be used to generate an individual and confidential Scorecard for your Council. The Scorecard will be accompanied with a Performance Report and together …

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ISO20400 Sustainable Procurement Training

Are you wanting to optimise procurement to gain best value for money and meet sustainability goals, including: net zero targets, reducing environmental impacts, gaining social value, increasing local spend and employment, increasing supplier diversity, modern slavery prevention, and implementing a circular economy? ISO 20400, the international standard for sustainable procurement, is an internationally recognised framework …

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Webinar – Reducing Modern Slavery risks in Council Supply Chains

LGP Consulting Products Webinar Series “Reducing modern slavery risks in council supply chains.” The first annual reporting period for modern slavery will very soon end and many councils are grappling with how they can effectively reduce the risk of modern slavery occurring within their supply chains. Under new legislation that came into effect on 1 …

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