This non-profit was looking to both cut office supply costs and better align its purchasing with its sustainability mission and vision.
Employees preferred to make purchases how they always had done. There was a traditional mindset of “we aren’t going to sacrifice performance, cost or quality to be more green.”
SBC worked with the non-profit to:
The company unveiled these procurement policies with training and the reasoning behind it to engage employees and speed adoption.
The company realized over $300,000 in immediate savings just by changing how often it ordered and how it ordered supplies, and improved its RFP score with various customers .
Moved program from department initiative to company-wide
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