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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

Counter-productive price supports and subsidies
Vulnerability of land-locked countries
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Instability of the commodities trade
Book censorship
Competitive acquisition of arms
Shortage of fresh-water
Manipulation of transfer prices by transnational corporations
Instability of freshwater supply
Unstable supply of raw materials
High cost of housing
Vulnerability of food chains
Illiteracy as an obstacle to acquiring skills
Adverse environmental consequences of depressed agricultural prices
Seasonal fluctuations in food production
Excessive growth of social expenditure
Inadequate education facilities
Unethical practices of national defence industries
Restriction of arms supply
Protectionism in the franchising services industry
Transfer of industries to low-wage countries
Unpreparedness for food emergencies
Cost overruns in large-scale public programmes

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 innovation
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

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