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UN Sustainable Development Goals

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

Organizations relating to Purchasing, Supplying

International Green Purchasing Network / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2005
European Franchise Lawyers Association / Tübingen, Germany / Est. 1992
Federation of the European Union Manufacturers and Suppliers of Ingredients to the Bakery, Confectionery and Patisserie Industries / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1969
European Association of Amusement Suppliers Industry
International Sanitary Supply Association / Lincolnwood IL, USA / Est. 1923
European Association for the Consumption-based Billing of Energy Costs / Bonn, Germany / Est. 1993
Community-COST Concertation Agreement on a Concerted Action Project in the Field of Treatment and Use of Sewage Sludge / Est. 1979
European Committee of Environmental Technology Suppliers Associations / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
International Foundation for Affordable Technological Development / Est. 1987
International Sprout Growers Association / Warwick RI, USA / Est. 1989
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals / Lombard IL, USA / Est. 1963
European Institute of Purchasing Management / Archamps, France / Est. 1990
Agreement Relating to the Naval and Air Bases Leased to the United States of America / Est. 1941
European Power Supplies Manufacturer's Association EEIG / Oxford, UK / Est. 1995
European Ship Suppliers Organization / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1976
Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures / Est. 1979
AACE International / Morgantown WV, USA / Est. 1956
World Franchise Council / Giza, Egypt / Est. 1994
AscdiNatd / Delray Beach FL, USA / Est. 1994
Pharmaceutical Procurement Service / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 1986
Licensing Executives Society Europe / Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
Federación Panamericana de Ingenieria Oceanica y Costera
Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation / Pasig City, Philippines / Est. 1998
European Federation of Auctioneers / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973

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World Problems relating to Purchasing, Supplying

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Shortage of fresh-water
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Instability of freshwater supply
Manipulation of transfer prices by transnational corporations
Counter-productive price supports and subsidies
Vulnerability of land-locked countries
Instability of the commodities trade
Book censorship
Competitive acquisition of arms
Infectious drinking water
Compulsive spenders
Alienation of land through acquisition by foreigners
Inadequate emergency blood supplies
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Denial of rights to wounded military personnel
Dubious energy budget of nuclear power plants
Restrictive pricing policies of transnational corporations
Distortion of international trade by discriminatory government and private procurement policies
Unreasonable licensing restrictions
Excessive costs of inefficient port cargo-handling
Trading in public office
Underpricing of port services
Contamination of public water supplies by sabotage

Action Strategies relating to Purchasing, Supplying

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Using economic instruments to manage environmental health costs
Enabling consumers' cooperatives
Improving patent licensing system
Capturing environmental value

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