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Organisations are spending more on energy than they have ever done before, and the drive towards a low carbon economy is creating new challenges and opportunities for procurement professionals.

The CIPS Energy Specialist Knowledge Group also offer independent advice for buyers in all sectors.

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The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) supports the UK Government’s new Contract Management Professional...

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

"CIPS has long recognised contract and supplier management activities as key levers to achieving good commercial outcomes..."

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CIPS Announces Group CEO Appointment

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Currently Chief Executive Officer of the Crown Commercial Service at The Cabinet Office, he will take over the post from the current interim CEO, Gerry Walsh, in 2018.

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CIPS third Brexit survey - please complete and add your voice to the procurement community view

Date: Tuesday, February 06, 2018

At the end of the survey you will be directed to some information you may find useful for your own path to Brexit as a thank you for your time.

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The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) joins International Ethics Standards Coalition

Date: Thursday, January 04, 2018

The International Ethics Standards (IES) Coalition currently consists of over 120 member organisations with professionals working in a diverse range of countries.

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Buying Energy Knowledge Partnership

Through the Knowledge partnership with Total Gas & Power our members have a range of industry-specific resources including knowledge, market reports and access to expertise from one of the...

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Oil, Gas and Energy Sector

Our sector-specific business page explores what drives organisations to invest in procurement, including case studies.

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CIPS Guide to Purchasing Energy

This purchasing energy guide has been developed with the CIPS Energy specialist knowledge group.

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