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Environment and Energy


The University's Procurement Services team is there to help departments to maximise value for money. With departments being under increasing pressure to buy more but spend less, Procurement Services' role is becoming increasingly important. They hold a register of preferred suppliers and Framework Contracts. These suppliers have been audited and contracts drawn up between them and the University in order to get the best deals for the University's departments.

Green procurement guidance

From ordering paper pads for your team to procuring large-scale lab equipment necessary for Cambridge’s world-leading research, what recommendations are there for incorporating green procurement into your system?

Top tips

What quick advice can we give you?

Carbon reduction and procurement

Where materials and items themselves comes from makes a big difference to the University’s 'scope 3' carbon emissions.