Nathan Haughton

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With the rise of the circular economy in recent years as the world’s focus shifts towards a sustainable future, new terms like “remanufactured” are taking the spotlight in company meetings.   By switching to a sustainable procurement method, a company actively aims to lower their Scope 3 emissions and are showing their stakeholders and customers they’re …

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The Evolution of IT Procurement

The world of IT procurement has changed. Until about 2015 if you didn’t provide your employees with the latest IT equipment, you would be considered to be losing the competitive edge. This was because there had been significant increases in efficiencies developed through evolving technology. If your organisation didn’t adopt the cutting edge technology, you …

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How to Deploy a Sustainable ICT Strategy in the Public Sector

In collaboration with KCS Procurement Services, we hosted a free webinar on Thursday 7th April to help public sector organisations understand, plan and deploy for the latest Government ICT sustainability strategies. We had a panel of Neil Godfrey (CIO at East of England Ambulance Service) and Sam Lain-Rose (Digital Lead at Kent County Council) who …

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The Public Procurement Predicament

Those responsible for procurement in the public sector face several challenges which are presented when it comes to how funds are distributed and spent. Organisations working within the public sector will find themselves bound to specific frameworks which provide a more stringent and structured approach to purchasing, in a bid to maintain a strong set …

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Earth hour has grown from humble beginnings as a small “lights out” event in Sydney 13 years ago to what is now a global movement encouraging people to switch off not just lights but all other non-essential devices and contemplate the difference that a change in behaviours could make to our environment. “We’re the first …

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The Stigma of Buying Second User Technology

Buying second user equipment is perceived differently depending on what the goods are that we purchase. We’re relaxed about buying a second user car as we can paint a full understanding of the vehicle’s history and have reliable repairs available, but why is buying second user technology any different? In this article we explore the …

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BSI KITEMARK™ WILL SPEED UP ADOPTION OF REMANUFACTURED TECH

TCO Development’s vision is a future where all IT products have an environmentally and socially responsible life cycle. Certifications can steer vendors and industries in a more sustainable direction, as Circular Computing has with its recent BSI Kitemark award. Certifications can also help inform the lengthier process of legislation in the longer term. With a lack …

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