Guest Blogger

Written 12 posts

Public procurement and the voluntary sector

14th December 2021

We welcome a guest blog from Allan Young at SCVO (Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations) with reflections on their recent webinar examining public procurement and the voluntary sector.

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PSG update: The value of open discussion

25th November 2021

Our latest guest blog in our series covering the Procurement Supply Group quarterly meetings. From Neil McKechnie, Commissioning & Procurement/ Covid-19 Response Associate of Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS).

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Scotland’s pioneering hydrogen city-H2Aberdeen

10th November 2021

A guest blog from H2Aberdeen. Aberdeen City Council’s programme to make the region the Hydrogen Hub of Scotland.

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How do you procure what you don’t know exists?

9th November 2021

We welcome a guest blog from CivTech Scotland to discover more about the programme and to hear about some of the successful companies taking part in this year’s CivTech 6 challenge.

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Sustainable Procurement has ‘vital role’ in tackling the climate and nature crises

8th November 2021

Celebrating ‘Nature’ day at COP26, we welcome a guest blog from NatureScot – Scotland’s nature agency who work to improve our natural environment in Scotland and inspire everyone to care more about it.

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Latest update from the Public Procurement Group (PPG)

21st October 2021

Latest update from the Public Procurement Group (PPG) provided by Edwina Ryan, Senior Policy Officer within the Scottish Procurement Policy branch and chair of the short life working group which is developing an action plan to respond to the recommendations from the Sustainable Procurement Duty research.

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Built Environment @ COP26: CSIC showcase sustainable alternatives for construction!

19th October 2021

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre tell us all about their exciting BE@COP26 programme of tours and conferences showcasing the best of zero carbon construction.

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Talking responsible procurement with Zero Waste Scotland

4th October 2021

As we mark the final countdown to COP26, Scottish Procurement are delighted to welcome a guest blog from Zero Waste Scotland to discuss the advantages of a “circular procurement” model and actions the public procurement community can take to support Scotland’s Net Zero ambitions.

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Social Enterprise Scotland encouraging values-led procurement

20th September 2021

Scottish Procurement welcome back Social Enterprise Scotland to discuss the launch of a new Buy Social Scotland campaign to encourage values-led procurement with social enterprises.

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Talking innovation with Wave Energy Scotland for #ScotClimateWeek

17th September 2021

To celebrate #ScotClimateWeek, Scottish Procurement are delighted to welcome a guest blog from Wave Energy Scotland to discuss how they are utilising innovative technologies and collaborative procurement efforts to harness the power of the ocean and support Scotland’s Net Zero ambitions.

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