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2013-11-18 12:32:03

2013 Green Excellence in Partnership award from Coalition for Government Procurement Recognizes Ricoh's leadership in sustainability and taxpayer value MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Government Procurement has awarded Ricoh Americas Corporation a 2013 Green Excellence in Partnership award for leading the imaging industry with energy-efficient equipment, effective sustainability services, and decades of contributions to green procurement. (Photo:...

2013-10-10 12:22:59

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI) has announced today that it is developing a new solution tool, the GEMI Supply Chain Sustainability Tool(TM) (SCS), which is focused on supply chain sustainability and the procurement decision making process. The project will be supported by and conducted in partnership with the Northstar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise (NiSE) at the Institute on the Environment at the...

2013-08-12 23:02:11

Topical research report “Sustainability in the Global Defense Industry 2013-2014 - Trends and Opportunities, Budgets, Defense Industry Procurement, and Marketing Initiatives” worked out by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 A large number of defense market players consider the technical expertise to be the one of the most significant pre-requisites for the implementation of sustainability, while...

2013-03-21 12:31:47

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Shelby Group, a leader in Procurement Optimization, announced today that Scott Dever has joined the company as Vice President of Sourcing Solutions. Mr. Dever will oversee Shelby's Sourcing Solutions business and lead the delivery of the Category Solutions offering, which helps companies achieve double-digit cost improvement and faster speed to savings across a wide range of indirect spend categories. Mr. Dever possesses an extensive...

2011-10-11 18:38:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For its effectiveness in implementing its green procurement strategy and for having a classification system of its suppliers based on sustainability criteria, Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC; BVC: ECOPETROL; BVL: EC; TSX: ECP) has received the 2011 Sustainable Vendor Rating award in the Large Corporation category. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO) The prize was awarded on October 7th in the city of Cremona, Italy, during...

2011-03-01 03:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, England and SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Autonomy Corporation plc (LSE: AU. or AU.L), a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise, today announced it has been awarded a place to provide Digital Archiving Solutions through Lot 7 of the recently-launched framework agreement for Digital Continuity by Buying Solutions, the national procurement partner for all UK public services. Buying Solutions aims to facilitate public sector buying processes by...

2010-02-04 11:13:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Maryland recently upheld their commitment to green procurement with the purchase of Ice B'Gone®, an all-natural road de-icing product. The state asked for bids for the treated salt category and chose Ice B'Gone because it met Maryland's environmental guidelines under it's new Smart, Green & Growing initiative. The initiative brings together state agencies, local governments, businesses and citizens to uphold a number...

2009-12-16 10:41:00

CARY, N.C., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SciQuest, Inc., the global on-demand software leader empowering enterprises to realize the potential of strategic procurement, today announced that Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine has recognized the company with a 2009 Green Supply Chain Award. SciQuest received the honor for helping organizations meet their sustainable and green supply chain goals through its eprocurement solutions. "SciQuest's eprocurement solutions provide the necessary...

2009-08-20 09:32:00

CARY, N.C., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- SciQuest, Inc., the global leader empowering enterprises to realize the potential of strategic procurement, today announced that the company will give a presentation along with the University of Michigan Procurement Services at NIGP's 64th Annual Forum and Products Exposition. The event, scheduled for August 22-26 at the America's Convention Center in St. Louis, will bring together more than 900 public procurement professionals from federal, provincial,...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Former DoD and SBA Acquisition Professional and 30-Year Government Veteran to Lead Citizant's Contracts Department CHANTILLY, Va., May 19 /PRNewswire/ --- Citizant, one of the Washington region's leading providers of government professional technical solutions, today announced that Anthony (Tony) Martoccia has joined the company. Martoccia brings more than 30 years of federal procurement management experience to the position of Vice President of Contracts. In this position, Martoccia leads...