Sustainable purchasing– is defined by the Sustainable Purchasing Network as "a management process for acquiring goods and services in a way that gives preference to suppliers that generate positive social and environmental outcomes, and that integrates sustainability considerations into product selection so that impacts on society and the environment are minimized throughout the full life

Here is a sampling of sustainable practices that can directly improve  your company’s bottom line. As you can see from the descriptions, these practices involve large Fortune 500 companies.  However, there is no reason they can’t be implemented by smaller companies.  The examples in this post can help save fuel and reduce energy costs.  With ever increasing prices for both the incentives