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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

AECMA-European Aerospace Supplier Evaluation
Information and Communication Network for Inter-Regional Technology Transfer
International Green Purchasing Network / Est. 2005
European Franchise Lawyers Association / Est. 1992
Federation of the European Union Manufacturers and Suppliers of Ingredients to the Bakery, Confectionery and Patisserie Industries / Est. 1969
European Association of Amusement Suppliers Industry
International Sanitary Supply Association / Est. 1923
International Association of Food Industry Suppliers / Est. 1911
European Association for the Consumption-based Billing of Energy Costs / Est. 1993
Community-COST Concertation Agreement on a Concerted Action Project in the Field of Treatment and Use of Sewage Sludge / Est. 1979
Common Market of Former Soviet Central Asia / Est. 1993
European Committee of Environmental Technology Suppliers Associations / Est. 1999
Intergovernmental Group to Monitor the Supply and Shipping of Oil and Petroleum Products to South Africa / Est. 1986
International Foundation for Affordable Technological Development / Est. 1987
International Sprout Growers Association / Est. 1989
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals / Est. 1963
Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Trade, Regional Cooperation and Integration and Tourism / Est. 1993
International Printers Supply Salesmen's Guild / Est. 1913
European Institute of Purchasing Management / Est. 1990
Intergovernmental Group on Wine and Vine Products / Est. 1968
Agreement Relating to the Naval and Air Bases Leased to the United States of America / Est. 1941
European Power Supplies Manufacturer's Association EEIG / Est. 1995
International Agricultural Union for Fixing the Price of Cereals / Est. 1901
International Wool Study Group / Est. 1947
European Ship Suppliers Organization / Est. 1976

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World Problems relating to Purchasing, Supplying

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Book censorship
Insufficient medical supplies
Inadequate emergency services
Electrical power failure
Inadequate energy supply infrastructure
Exploitation of the prostitution of others
Infectious drinking water
Restrictions imposed on foreign aid
Shortage of fresh-water
Inequitable bargaining
Irresponsible experts
Price fixing
Limited available land
Unreliable water source
Inadequate water system infrastructure
Prohibitive labour costs
Undervaluation of asset replacement costs
Unethical practices in the service sector
Lack of skilled workers
Proliferation of weapons in civilian hands
Excessive salaries of international civil servants

Action Strategies relating to Purchasing, Supplying

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Supplying drinking water
Reducing local energy costs
Managing water supplies
Assuring supply of natural resources
Employing appropriate technology
Providing full cost accounting of consumer products
Ensuring clean drinking water
Restoring consumer confidence
Licensing pets
Providing patent coverage
Securing food supplies
Capturing environmental value
Increasing research on cost-effective alternatives for hazardous processes
Providing public health services
Supporting rural development
Licensing carbon dioxide emissions
Reducing cost of education
Improving access to shelter for poor
Encouraging local business buying
Marketing locally produced goods
Encouraging green consumer movements
Using recycled materials
Costing environmental remediation
Outsourcing government regulatory responsibilities
Reducing cost of drugs

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