Sustainable procurement: Integrating classroom learning with university sustainability programs

Kyle Goldschmidt, Terry Harrison, Matthew Holtry, Jeremy Reeh

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Abstract

Organizations are facing increased pressure from various stakeholders to address issues of sustainability, resulting in a growing demand for sustainability education and training. Procurement groups remain the key drivers of many sustainability-related strategies, placing pressure on universities to integrate sustainability concepts into the business curriculum. This article describes a replicable educational model that allows students to learn about sustainable procurement while concurrently promoting sustainability within the university community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)279-294
Number of pages16
JournalDecision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2013

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
  • Education
  • Decision Sciences (miscellaneous)

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