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Procurement outcomes: summary

Published: 26 Oct 2020

Information about new outcomes for procurement.

Published:
26 Oct 2020
Procurement outcomes: summary

The power of procurement

Whether we are buying goods, works or services, across the public sector we can use our considerable spending power to help improve our:

  • economy
  • society
  • environment

Through ensuring our outcomes align with our National Performance Framework which provides a common purpose and values for all of Scotland, we can deliver sustainable and inclusive economic growth in a way that is:

  • good for businesses and their employees
  • good for society
  • good for places and communities
  • open and connected

More information on each of these outcomes:

Good for businesses and their employees

Procurement contributes to a Fairer Scotland through paying promptly for goods and services and working to improve access to public contracts for SME’s the third sector and supported businesses.

Watch a short video to learn more about procurement being good for businesses and their employees.

Good for society

Through actively pursuing equality outcomes and embracing innovative approaches we can ensure our supply chains are fair and ethical.

Watch a short video to learn more about procurement being good for society.

Good for places and communities

With environmental considerations already at the heart of our sustainable procurement duty, our work delivers for communities and places across Scotland and takes local priorities into account.

Watch a short video to learn more about procurement being good for places and communities.

Open and connected

Through our commitment to being more transparent about how we spend public money, we operate across organisational boundaries to deliver trusted public services, effectively managing within our collective resources.

You can watch a short video to learn more.

Contact

Niamh Duncan
Scottish Procurement
Email: scottishprocurement@gov.scot