2 Sustainable purchasing The aim of the future ISO standard Assisting organizations inintegrating the economic constraintsand the principles and issuesof social responsibility as described in ISO 26000within the purchasing process,independently of their activity or size
3 Which standards exist already? ISO 9001: procurement aspects related to qualityISO 14001: procurement aspects related to environmental issuesSA 8000: procurement aspects related to working condition and human rightsStandards (and Audit programmes) decribing specific procedures and supply chain approaches (usually limited to social or environmental issues):BSCIFair wear foundationWRAPFSCBio-Labelsetc.Référence
4 Why is purchasing important in ISO 26000 ? Purchasing is a major « sphere of influence » in public and private organizationsPurchasing is objectively a priority in the implementation of any social responsibility policyFor example, GDP in OECD countries is mostly made of inter- companies exchanges via decisions made by the purchasersIncome statements of big companies show that purchasing can represent a great part of the turnoverPublic procurement of OECD countries is about 9% of the country’s GDPIs a SR policy which does not take into account sustainable purchasing credible ?
5 Sustainable purchasing How? Providing standardization of principles and guidelines not only for procurement Units and Top Managers but also for stakeholders dealing with purchasing processes both internally and externally (for instance: suppliers, contractors, procurement units, buyers, local authorities …)
6 How is an International standard made? ISOInternational levelNational delegationsABNTBrazilDINGermanyAFNORFranceSNVSwitzerland… (OtherNationalStandardizationbodies)National standardization bodyExpertsIndustry and commerce, consumers, NGOs, standard users,governments, academic and research bodies, labour, public procurement …
7 Sustainable purchasing ISO/PC 277 Created by ISO/TMB during its meeting of February 2013 Led, in the framework of a twinning arrangement, by AFNOR (France), and ABNT (Brazil): French Chairman and Brazilian Vice-Chairman French and Brazilian co-secretaries 1st meeting to be held in Paris at the end of September
8 Sustainable purchasing Membership of ISO/PC 277 24 participating countries(Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Côte d’Ivoire, Denmark, Finland, France, Gabon, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Serbia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States)12 observing countries(Armenia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Lithuania, Mexico, Spain, Thailand)
9 Sustainable purchasing Liaisons to be established External:UNEP United Nations Environment ProgrammeWTO Government Procurement AgreementIFPSM International Federation of Purchasing and Supply ManagementInternal:ISO/TC 59 Buildings and civil engineering works (SN) which developed the ISO series on Construction procurementAny further suggestion would be welcome
10 Standard on Sustainable purchasing Proposed content Made of 2 parts:Part 1 : Policy - StrategyDefine the sustainable purchasing policy in accordance with the 7 core subjects of ISO :For purchasing management/departments and Senior Management, and for all of the internal and external stakeholders in the purchasing processFor private and public organizationsFor all types of organizations, irrespective of their activity or their sizePart 2 : Operational deploymentPresent operational recommendations for the stages of the purchasing processFor purchasing departments, purchasers and/or other associated functions
11 Part 1: Policy - Strategy Purchasing in relation to the seven core subjects of ISO 26000
13 Standard on Sustainable purchasing Work schedule: 2 to 3 years 123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930313233343536Default track without FDISCommittee draftFDISReso.PDefault track FDISPreparation for FDISFDISTime for ISO/PC 277:Draft of the future standard by the members of ISO/PC 277 Sustainable PurchasingTime for ISO Central Secretariat:Review, and editing of the draft, proofing, publishingTime for ISO member bodies:The draft is circulated to all the ISO member bodies for enquiry / vote
14 ISO Standard on Sustainable Purchasing Thank you for your attention !For any further information:Dr. Clemens LANGChairman of SNV PC 277 andISO Swiss Mirror CommitteeCSR senior consultant, Neosys Ltd.Tel. :or Laurence DOUVILLE, AFNOR,
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