Ariba Knowledge Nugget:  Sourcing-Can It Be Easy Being Green?

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    With companies eager to adapt to a new era of customer needs, regulations and competitive realities, green sourcing has become tantamount to ensuring that goods and services maintain high environmental standards while maximizing revenue potential. But going green isn’t easy.


    The green sourcing wave has begun to roll, and is far from a feel-good fad.  Green sourcing is fast emerging as a key business imperative that can deliver bottom-line results. Closely aligned with the foundations and best practices of strategic sourcing, green sourcing is all about understanding your spend, proactively managing your suppliers, and making sure that your organization's priorities are accurately reflected in every dollar your company spends.