SaveMoneyCutCarbon sponsors Scottish sustainability award at top procurement event

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October 18, 2017

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SaveMoneyCutCarbon underlines its commitment to sustainability in Scotland with sponsorship of a top procurement category at the GO Awards.

SaveMoneyCutCarbon has finalised sponsorship of the GO Award for sustainable procurement that celebrates the crucial role public procurement plays in Scotland to provide a more sustainable and equitable society. The award will highlight fresh thinking and new approaches that benefit Scotland.

The awards evening at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel on Wednesday October 25th is a superb finale to the Procurex Scotland exhibition and conference at the SECC Glasgow.

The Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland event celebrates procurement excellence and innovation across ten categories open to public, private and third sector organisations.

Kyle McGuigan, SaveMoneyCutCarbon Regional Sales Manager Scotland said: “It has never been more important for public sector organisations to strengthen sustainable procurement practices that deliver effective social, economic and environmental benefits.

“SaveMoneyCutCarbon provides expertise, knowledge and products that support organisations in their quest to transform public services through socially responsible procurement and supply chain activities.”

Shane Marshall, SaveMoneyCutCarbon Technical Project Manager Scotland said: “We work with schools, hospitals and other public-sector organisations to reduce energy and water consumption, cut bills and reduce carbon footprint. We are delighted and honoured to be sponsoring the GO Award for sustainable procurement.”

The awards are officially supported by the Scottish Government and part of Scotland’s Annual Festival of Procurement. Sponsors include Mastercard, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Bank.

The awards host is TV presenter Sarah Heaney and Scottish award winners have the chance for further accolades in the overall final of the GO Awards in the Spring.

The Sustainable Procurement Award finalists have been chosen from an impressive field of challengers. The shortlist, chosen by a panel of six judges led by Ainslie McLaughlin, Director of Procurement and Commercial with the Scottish Government, is:

Local Authorities

  • Argyll and Bute Council
  • City of Edinburgh Council
  • Fife Council (Scottish Welfare Fund)
  • Scotland Excel
  • Tayside Procurement Consortium

Other Organisations

  • Inhouse Manager Ltd
  • Morrison Construction Scotland and East Ayrshire Council
  • NHS National Services Scotland
  • Sodexo Ltd in partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
  • The University of Glasgow

SaveMoneyCutCarbon is exhibiting at Procurex on Stand 55.



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