AUT is a large-scale consumer of products and services, so we have a significant opportunity to work with and influence suppliers around sustainable procurement (the inclusion of social, cultural and environmental aspects alongside price considerations when making buying decisions).
AUT is taking action around sustainable procurement and will:
Some of our more recent sustainable procurement initiatives are described below.
AUT supports Fairtrade products by:
AUT’s code outlines minimum standards and expectations applicable to all suppliers. The code standards include labour and human rights, health and safety, environmental sustainability and ethical business. Suppliers must maintain and be able to provide AUT with documentation which demonstrates compliance with this code on request.
When you make a purchase, you can: