In the past, it was thought that business had to choose between the economy and the environment. We now know that sustainability goes hand in hand with prosperity and economic opportunity.
Businesses who understand and can respond to the province's sustainable purchasing requirements will also be better positioned to meet national and international standards and to compete globally.
To find out more about the Sustainable Procurement Policy see Frequently Asked Questions for Vendors. If you are a Nova Scotia based manufacturer or supplier, The Sustainable Procurement and Supplier Development Programs can help you to become familiar with and be able to react to new sustainability requirements.
Sustainable Purchasing Tip Sheets
Note: Vendors may be required t o f o l l o w t h e s e t i p s when providing services to government departments.