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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
On behalf of the 2017 Planning Committee, I'd like to invite you to participate in SPLC's Summit, May 8-10 in Denver, Colorado. As of today, you may now:
  • submit a Presentation Proposal (due Jan. 15th),
  • submit a case study for SPLC's Leadership Awards (due Mar. 10th),
  • and register with the SUPER Early Bird discount (ends Dec. 31st).
Jason Pearson
Sincerely,
Jason Pearson
Executive Director
Find detailed information about each of these opportunities below.

We look forward to having you be part of the event!


SPLC’s annual Summit brings together 400+ visionary purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions in order to share, simplify, and spread the best sustainable purchasing practices across the whole economy.
 

The 2016 Summit brought together 350 professionals from more than 230 organizations. To get a sense of what you can expect at the 2016 Summit, view last year's multimedia summary.


This year's program will feature many opportunities to share your work and forge valuable professional relationships. We welcome your proposals for interactive workshops, roundtable and panel sessions, lightning talks and more. Learn more about the session formats, content themes, and how to submit a proposal. Submissions are due on January 15th, 2017
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Workshop presentation
All case studies meeting our quality and completeness criteria will earn an Outstanding Case Study Award. All submissions due by March 10, 2017.

Leadership Awards for Organizations

Submit a Leadership Award Case StudySPLC's Leadership Awards recognize organizations that have demonstrated or actively supported the kind of leadership envisioned in SPLC’s Principles for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing. The Leadership and Outstanding Case Study Awards are based on case studies from candidate organizations. Learn about the award categories, quality criteria, submission instructions, and see the 2016 Winners.

Leadership Awards for Individuals

Nominate an Individual LeaderNew this year, we are soliciting nominations for the SPLC's Individual Leadership Award(s). This Award will recognize one or more individuals whose vision, leadership, and dedicated effort have significantly advanced the sustainable purchasing movement.

Photo of 2016 Award Winners
2016 Winner: Purchaser Leadership Award for Overall Program - the District of Columbia
Are you interested in joining conversations in which you can innovate with other sustainable purchasing leaders?

Have you developed an innovative practice that could change the world if it were to spread, but you need help figuring out how to spread it?
Do you have an innovative project you’ve been wanting to undertake, but you need to find other participants?

Do you see an area desperately in need of innovation, and you want to explore what can be done with other people who see the same need?
Learn how to participate in the Summit's Innovation Accelerator. People talking around a table

Register for the Summit on or before December 31st to secure the SUPER early bird registration rate. Be a friend! Tell your peers to plan now to attend too.
 
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Plan now to attend SPLC Connect, a unique matchmaking event that precedes the opening of the Summit. Registration for this is separate from Summit registration.



SUMMIT PLANNING COMMITTEE

Many thanks to the volunteers who are helping to make the Summit a reality!


 
The Summit draws professionals in the private, public and nonprofit sectors who are working to advance sustainability in the B2B and B2G marketplace. Here's a sample of 2016 attendees' titles:
  • National Senior Manager, Sustainability
  • Senior CSR Analyst
  • President & CEO
  • Principal
  • Certification Officer
  • Sustainability Communications Manager
  • Standards & Quality Control Manager
  • Senior Regulatory Counsel
  • VP Value Chain Outreach
  • Program Manager
  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • VP Strategic Sourcing
  • VP Supply Chain
  • Senior Director of Finance
  • AVP, University Business Services
  • Director, Contract Administration
  • Director, Strategic Sourcing
  • Associate Director, Purchasing
  • Sustainability Leader, Supply Chain
  • Sustainable Procurement Coordinator

Organizations Represented at the 2016 Summit:
 
3Degrees
A2 Consulting
AASHE
ACCO
Action Sustainability
Aflac
Agile Sourcing Partners
Allstate
Altenex
American Express Company
American Meetings, Inc.
American Sustainable Business Council
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Apex Clean Energy, Inc.
Arizona State University
ASSA ABLOY
Avendra
AvalonBay Communities
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Belk, Inc.
Best Buy
BIFMA
BIT Building
BLOOMBERG L.P.
Booz Allen Hamilton
BrownFlynn
BSI
BSR
Caesars Entertainment
California Department of General Services
California Department of Transportation
Capital Region Minority Supplier Development Council
CBRE
Center for Environmental Health
Center for Resource Solutions | Green-e
CH2M
Chargepoint
Citi
City of Austin, TX
City of Cambridge
City of Portland, Oregon
City of San Francisco, CA
City of Santa Monica, CA
Clearview Energy
City of Washington, DC
Climate Earth, Inc.
CNS, Y-12 National Security Complex
Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW)
Code Earth
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Consolidated Edison Company of New York
County of Alameda
CSRHub LLC
CTEC
Cube Hydro Partners, LLC
Domtar
Ecodesk
Ecolab
ecomedes
EcoVadis
Edelman
EICC
Electronics Watch
Emory University
Enel Green Power of NA
Energetics Incorporated
Energy Focus
Energy Star
Environmental Paper Network
Evonik Corp
ExxonMobil
Fair Trade USA
Fairfax County Government
Fannie Mae
FedEx
FEMP-ORNL
Ford Motor Company
Forest Stewardship Council US
Friends of the Earth
Georgetown University Law Center
Global Asset Recovery Programs LLC
Global Living Wage Coalition
Global Witness
Good Environmental Choice Australia
Government of Nova Scotia
Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
GreenCircle Certified, LLC
GreenPages Directory
Green Electronics Council (EPEAT)
Green Seal
Hamad Medical Corporation
HDR Architecture
Hilton Worldwide
Howard University
HP Inc.
Humane Society of the US
Independent Purchasing Cooperative
Industrial Economics, Inc.
Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA)
Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
Interface Americas, Inc.
International Boreal Conservation Campaign
International Campaign for Responsible Technology
International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
International Justice Mission
International Living Future Institute (ILFI)
International Sanitary Supply Association
Interpublic Group
Intren, Inc.
ISEAL Alliance
Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.
Kimberly-Clark
King County
Kuhn Associates
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lockheed Martin
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mars Drinks
MDB Communications
MeetGreen
Metropolitan Council
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
MGM Resorts International
Michigan State University
Microsoft
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Mullett Strategies
Municipal Council for Sustainable Procurement
Nasdaq
National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO)
National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
National Institute for Government Procurement (NIGP)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
National Recycling Coalition
New Earth
New England Aquarium
New Leaf Paper
Nielsen
NSF International
NY & NJ Minority Supplier Development Council
Office Depot
Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings
Ongweoweh Corporation
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PATH Professional Alliance for Technology & Habitat
PeerAspect
Pennsylvania State University
Philips
Pomona College
Practice Greenhealth
PRGX
ProcureCon Indirect East
ProductBio
Province of Nova Scotia
Public Services and Procurement Canada
Reeve Consulting
Renewable Choice Energy
Renewable Power Direct
Repair.org
Responsible Purchasing Network (RPN)
Responsible Sourcing Solutions
Ripl
Rivanna Natural Designs, Inc.
Rockefeller Foundation
Rocky Mountain Institute
Roppe Holding Company
Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials
Samasource
SAP
SCS Global Services
SGIA
Shaw Industries
Sierra Club
Social Driver
Solidarity Center
Sonoco
State of California
State of Connecticut
Stillwater Mining Company
SunEdison
SupplyShift
Sustainability Training
Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership
Sustrana
Sutherland Global Services
Swarthmore College
T-Mobile
TCB Industrial, Inc.
TCO Development
TD Bank
Techway Services, Inc.
TekConnX
The Sustainability Consortium
The Vinyl Institute
thinkstep
Tiffany & Co.
Time Equities Inc.
TreeZero Paper, LLC
Trucost
TS Designs
TUV Rheinland
UL EH&S
UL Environment
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Soybean Board
University of Arkansas
University of Illinois
University of Iowa
University of Michigan
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Pennsylvania
University of Vermont
US Department of Agriculture
US Department of Defense
US Department of Energy
US Environmental Protection Agency
US General Services Administration
US Green Building Council
Verego
VitalMetrics
Wake Forest University
Walmart
Washington Gas
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
Waste Management
White House Office of Management and Budget
WIPP
WMATA - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Women Presidents' Educational Organization
Workers Rights Consortium
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
WWF Malaysia
 
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