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English definition of “sustainable procurement”

sustainable procurement

noun [U]
(also green procurement) ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCES
the process by which an organization buys supplies produced in a way that is not harmful to the environment: The council's purchase of Fairtrade goods is one aspect of its sustainable procurement policy.
(Definition of sustainable procurement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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