CSR Thursday Lunch on sustainable sourcing, 18 May 2017

Join us for our next CSR Thursday Lunch to learn more about how the City of Geneva sustainably manages its supply chain and to get insights on worldwide public procurement practices with Ms Carol Henchoz Meier, Purchaser and Project Manager, City of Geneva and additional considerations from Ms Liesbeth Casier, Project Officer, Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance, IISD, who will be presenting on:

Sustainable sourcing in the City of Geneva

WHEN: Thursday 18 May 2017, 12pm – 2pm
WHERE: SGS, 1 place des Alpes, 1201 Genève



As part of its commitment to sustainability, the City of Geneva has defined 13 sustainable development objectives. Objective 6, carried out by the Centrale Municipale d’Achat et d’impression (CMAI), addresses sustainable sourcing,  designing coherent and innovative policies with respect to public procurement that take economical, social and environmental aspects into account.

To complete the presentation of City of Geneva global best practice,  the International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD) will give a brief overview of sustainable public procurement policies and practices worldwide. IISD has been working on public procurement and infrastructure for many years, supporting 22 governments develop and implement policies and practices to prepare, finance and procure sustainable goods, services and assets.

About the Speaker


Carole Henchoz is a strategic purchasing professional who has been working in the private sector for 12 years, sourcing various goods and services in the consumer goods industry. After her DAS graduation in CSR at the Geneva University in 2014, she went ahead with a new challenge and joined the public sector as a Project Manager in the Purchasing Central of the Geneva municipality. Her current field of activities encompasses leading public tenders, as well as advising other services on best procurement approaches – i.e. seeking total best value by integrating social and environmental parameters as allocation criteria in the tendering process, while respecting the legislation. She is also acting as the primary point of contact for sustainability matters within her group. She holds three nationalities – Swiss, French and Brazilian- and has been living in Switzerland for most of her life.

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