D6 | Environmental and social considerations in the purchasing of IT for healthcare

Presentation: Driving sustainability in purchase of IT to the healthcare sector

Speaker: Kristian Hemström, Assistant Director of Sustainability - Stockholm County Council

Kristian is working with the Political Sustainability Goals in Stockholm County Council, e.g. through the procurement process to stimulate the development of more environmentally friendly products to the health care and to strengthen the social sustainability in supply chains, e.g. by monitoring supplier compliance to the County Council's Code of Conduct.

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Presentation: Updated Environmental & Social Criteria for EPEAT-Registered Computers/ Displays

Speaker: Andrea Desimone, Senior Manager/ Purchaser Relations - Green Electronics Council

Andrea supports organizations of all sizes as they seek ways to minimize the environmental impact of their purchase, operation and disposal of electronic equipment. She provides guidance to organizations about leveraging the EPEAT system to fit their needs and manages the EPEAT Purchaser Award program. Andrea has been with the Green Electronics Council since 2012, during which time she has worked with purchasers and sustainability groups to help them implement EPEAT in their purchasing and evaluation programs. She has also collaborated with retailers and resellers to connect their customers with more sustainable electronics, and has developed criteria-specific training for manufacturers.

 

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