First ISO 20400 sustainable procurement assessment in the UK public sector

LUPC has proudly achieved a score of 3.71 out of 5 in an initial assessment against ISO 20400, the new international guidance standard for sustainable procurement.

Having received praise from our assessors for “strong leadership, good governance and excellent engagement with stakeholders”. Action Sustainability’s lead consultant James Cadman said: “LUPC has clearly and unambiguously adopted ‘responsible procurement’ as its methodology for procuring the goods and services its Members may require. LUPC’s culture and approach, not least in relation to social issues and matters around modern slavery and the like, are forward thinking and fully embrace best practice and set a good example for many organisations to emulate.” A press release was published on Public Spend Forum.