SPRI welcomes incoming PhD students

Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative

SPRI welcomes incoming PhD students

  SPRI is excited to welcome two incoming PhD students focused on sustainable purchasing. Both Abrar Alzayer and Ankita Singh will be connecting with SPRI and supporting our research. Please

SPRI awarded ASU's President's Award for Sustainability

SPRI was awarded the coveted President's Award for Sustainability from Arizona State University. This award recognizes SPRI's collaborative nature, impacts on campus, and use-inspired, research. Our submission discusses the importance

SPRI's upcoming participation in SPLC Summit

SPRI faculty will be running a workshop and be participating in a panel at SPLC (Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council)'s upcoming 2023 Summit in August. Nicole Darnall, SPRI Director and co-founder;

SPRI celebrates graduating students

Three SPRI affiliated students celebrated their graduations today. Each one was heavily involved in our work and we are so excited to see what is in store for each of

SPRI Associate Director completes sustainable purchasing tutorial videos for thinkfour

SPRI Associate Director Shirley-Ann Augustin-Behravesh completed a series of five videos for UK based company, thinkfour. thinkfour takes complicated ideas and makes them accessible and easy to understand for classroom

SPRI and SPLC interviewed on E&E News about upcoming changes to federal acquisition

Nicole Darnall (SPRI Director), Steve Schooner (SPRI Global Affiliate), and our friend Sarah O'Brien with the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC), were interviewed by Jean Chemnick from E&E News ClimateWire

SPRI student wins 2023 Doctoral Research Symposium Best Paper Award

Brian Seo, a SPRI affiliated student, won the 2023 Doctoral Research Symposium Best Paper Award at the 5th annual Watts Doctoral Research Conference. His paper, "Adopting Environmental Policies: Does the

ASU News highlights SPRI's work on UN report

Katelyn Reinhart from ASU News  interviewed Nicole Darnall and Justin M. Stritch about their involvement with the UN Environment Programme's 2022 Global Review on Sustainable Public Procurement.  The SPRI faculty highlighted how

UNEP and SPRI present key findings and conclusions of the 2022 Sustainable Public Procurement Global Review

SPRI's Nicole Darnall and Justin Stritch  along with other professors, consultants, and members of the United Nation Environment Porgramme presented key findings and conclusions from the 2022 Sustainable Public Procurement

SPRI introduces inaugural Global Research Affiliates

SPRI is excited to announce our first group of Global Research Affiliates!  Members of the leadership team nominated each of the four affiliates to collaborate with SPRI to support our

SPRI contributes research and writing to UNEP Sustainable Public Procurement: 2022 Global Review

ASU's SPRI was heavily involved in both the research and writing for the UN Environment Programme's 2022 Global Review on Sustainable Public Procurement.

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ASU News interview with SPRI's Nicole Darnall

ASU News interviewed SPRI co-founder, Nicole Darnall, about her upcoming appointment with the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) inaugural Acquisition Policy Federal Advisory Committee.  Darnall also discusses why sustainable purchasing is