International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM)

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.ifpsm.org/

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Founded

1974-05-14 London UK

History

14 May 1974, London (UK), as International Federation of Purchasing and Materials Management (IFPMM) -- Fédération internationale de l'approvisionnement et de l'achat -- Internationale Vereinigung für Einkauf und Materialwirtschaft -- Federación Internacional de Compras y Dirección de Materiales, when H-XH0265 - International Federation of Purchasing (IFP), set up 15 May 1965, New York NY (USA), in succession to H-XH0263 - International Committee of Purchasing, set up 1964, London, merged with H-XH0750 - European Federation of Purchasing (EFP), created 18 Oct 1958, Düsseldorf (Germany FR).

Aims

Further the principles and practice of purchasing and materials management as a basic and distinct function of the management structure of industry, trade and public undertaking; promote, encourage, undertake and coordinate study of problems affecting purchasing and materials management and further relevant solutions; ensure the highest standards of business ethics of those engaged in the profession; promote and encourage development of personal capabilities of all involved in purchasing and materials management activities; provide a recognized body through which purchasing and materials management can be represented in matters of international interest; encourage and assist development of national associations and national education schemes; assist in founding national associations in countries where such bodies do not as yet exist.

Events

2020-10-27 | Bali, Indonesia – World Summit

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Activities

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Structure

Congress (every 2 years); Council (meets annually), consisting of 2 representatives from each member association; Executive Committee; Secretary General.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

XC1989

Last News

2018

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