Policy paper

Defra’s sustainable procurement policy statement

This policy statement requires the whole of Defra to take responsibility for what it procures and for our suppliers to support us.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



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It applies where Defra is procuring goods, services, works and utilities.

Defra’s agencies and NDPBsmay wish to adopt or adapt this policy statement for their own strategies, where they do not have an existing policy in place.

Further information

Published 19 April 2011