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Delve into the meaning of socially responsible procurement, explore how social equity can be possible through public procurement, and discover Seattle's achievements.
Seattle is one of the cities in the United States pioneering the prioritization of digital equity, initiating discussions and implementing programs during a time when the technological landscape was still in its infancy. Join us as we delve into the evolution of Seattle’s approach to inclusion and digital equity.
Green purchasing — also known as sustainable procurement or eco-friendly purchasing—involves considering the entire lifecycle of a product or service, from production to disposal, and evaluating its environmental impact in terms of energy efficiency, waste reduction, and the use of renewable resources. Let’s have a look at what the City of Seattle has been doing to help the environment from a public procurement perspective.
Open Government stands for “the simple but powerful idea that governments and institutions work better for citizens when they are transparent, engaging and accountable, including principles such as transparency, participation, accountability, and inclusion”, said the Open Government Partnership (OGP). Read to discover how the City of Seattle is building its open government.