The May 2013 edition of Sustainable Industries Magazine published "Right Metrics for Green Procurement Strategies"Ã¯Â¾Â. In this paper Beroe's Anand Kumar, a Senior Research Analyst with Beroe Green, provides insights on including "Green"Ã¯Â¾Â as a parameter in a company's supplier selection criteria; with special focus on procurement of IT equipment. Anand points out that with growing risk and cost associated with environmental violation by products or suppliers, companies stand to lose much if Green is not yet a part of their supplier selection criterion.
About the author: Anand Kumar is a Senior Research Analyst with the Green team at Beroe. His area of expertise is Energy Management with special interest in devising innovative techniques, tools and business solutions to facilitate green energy consumption. He enables procurement decision making at Fortune 500 companies spanning eight industry verticals.