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Organizations relating to Purchasing, Supplying

International Cotton Advisory Committee / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1939
Licensing Executives Society International / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1973
European Franchise Lawyers Association / Tübingen, Germany / Est. 1992
European Association of Amusement Suppliers Industry
Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation / Pasig City, Philippines / Est. 1998
European Association of Automotive Suppliers / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1959
European Alliance for Responsible R and D and Affordable Medicines / Brussels, Belgium
European Committee of Environmental Technology Suppliers Associations / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1997
Intergovernmental Group on Tea / Rome, Italy / Est. 1969
International Cost Institute / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1987
Alliance for Affordable Internet / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2013
International Green Purchasing Network / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 2005
International Coalition of Library Consortia / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1997
Nuclear Suppliers Group / Est. 1975
Sedex / London, UK / Est. 2004
Earthworm Foundation / Nyon, Switzerland / Est. 1999
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals / Lombard IL, USA / Est. 1963
European Institute of Purchasing Management / Archamps, France / Est. 1990
Affordable Medicines for Africa / Houghton, South Africa
International Memorialization Supply Association / Milwaukee WI, USA / Est. 1955
Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers International / Santa Ana CA, USA / Est. 1994
International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association / Est. 1991
Imaging Supplies Coalition for International Intellectual Property Protection / Venice FL, USA
BEMA - The Baking Industry Suppliers Association / Overland Park KS, USA / Est. 1918
International Institute for Franchise Education / Fort Lauderdale FL, USA / Est. 2002
International Society of Franchising / Charleston IL, USA / Est. 1986
International Centre for Social Franchising / London, UK / Est. 2011
International Institute for Advanced Purchasing and Supply / London, UK / Est. 2009
Association of Trade and Forfaiting in the Americas / Est. 1995
Asian Licensing Association / Kowloon, Hong Kong
International Wool Study Group / Est. 1947
Federación Panamericana de Ingenieria Económica y de Costos / Detroit MI, USA
International Federation of Purchasing / Est. 1965
European Franchising Federation / Est. 1972
African Leasing Association / Est. 1995
European Fast Reactor Associates
East African Industrial Licensing Council / Est. 1953
European Federation of Purchasing / Est. 1958
International Committee of Purchasing / Est. 1964
International Public Procurement Association
Pan-American Confederation for Suppliers of the Graphics Industry / Reston VA, USA
Global Free Software Organization
Procurement and Supply Institute of Asia / Makati, Philippines / Est. 2002
Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Association
World Healthcare Forum Foundation / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2012
OPEC Economic Commission Board / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1964
European Supply Chain Forum / Eindhoven, Netherlands
Professional Pricing Society / Marietta GA, USA / Est. 1984
International Network of M and A Partners / Des Moines IA, USA / Est. 1971

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World Problems relating to Purchasing, Supplying

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Overexploitation of underground water resources
Vulnerability of land-locked countries
Competitive acquisition of arms
Manipulation of transfer prices by transnational corporations
Shortage of fresh-water
Book censorship
Counter-productive price supports and subsidies
Famine
Instability of the commodities trade
Instability of freshwater supply
Theft
Prohibitive medical expenses
Unpreparedness for food emergencies
Eminent domain
Unethical real estate practice
Imbalances in the distribution of the costs and benefits of economic integration
Induced abortion
Transfer of industries to low-wage countries
Protectionism in the franchising services industry
Restriction of arms supply
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Inadequate education facilities
Excessive growth of social expenditure
Adverse environmental consequences of depressed agricultural prices
Vulnerability of food chains

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
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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