Procurement is a Cycle: CLES blog for URBACT

 URBACT have published a new blog, written by CLES Deputy Chief Executive Matthew Jackson.

In the article, Matthew sets out six stages of procurement that enable wider factors, such as quality and local economic, social and environmental issues, to be embedded into the procurement process.

Matthew argues that procurement should be viewed as a cycle. This means that it can be viewed not just as a decision that leads to spending but instead links inherently to wider strategy, the design and development of goods and services, and the monitoring of wider impact.

Read the full article on the URBACT website.

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