Sustainable Procurement Training & Resources

Here you will find specific trainings and resources pertaining to the Sustainable Procurement sections of the Sustainable Practices Policy (PDF) and companion Sustainable Procurement Guidelines (PDF)

Training Resources

Below are training resources in different formats to assist you in understanding how to make sustainable purchasing decisions. These materials are updated frequently so check back often.

  • Recent Trainings: categorized by Subject, with the most recent webinar listed first.
  • Guides and Job Aids: resources providing guidance on sustainable procurement strategies, commodity categories, FAQ and more.

Recent Trainings

Sustainability in RFx's 04.18.19 Presentation Deck
Sourcing Deep Dive 10.16.18 Recording Presentation Deck
Policy & Guidelines Overview 09.20.18 Presentation Deck

Guides and Job Aids


This document provides in-depth sourcing guidance and access to resources as well as reference material to help UC Procurement teams incorporate sustainability in bid opportunities.


EcoVadis provides UC with access to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or Sustainability ratings of suppliers based on an analysis of their operational and/or management practices. Follow the links below to learn more about utilizing the EcoVadis supplier assessment tool and request access to the platform.

Link to request access to the EcoVadis platform

Link to access UC-EcoVadis project information*

*This folder may only be accessed by current UC employees working in procurement and/or sustainability. If you do not already have access to would like to request access please fill out this form:
UC-EcoVadis Project Access Request Form