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Circular Procurement for Not-For-Profit Sector

While the Covid-19 pandemic is reminding us every life-being is interconnected and interdependent, the threat of global climate change is continuing. Some of the not-for-profit sectors, as essential service providers are still running the services during the Circuit Breaker period. Human activities, such as switching on the air conditioners in the office and ordering food deliveries with disposable packaging, have contributed carbon dioxide emissions and driving up temperatures.

According to the IPCC report, “Global sea-level will rise around 10cm higher for a global temperature 2˚C increaseby the year 2100. The increase could cause up to 10 million fewer people exposed to the risks of rising seas.” As such, the sector needs to switch to a Circular Procurement mind-set.

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How Kha Keat, ADPSM
How Kha Keat has substantive years of experiences in multiple industries, from shipbuilding, manufacturing, trading to the not-for-profit sector, with leadership roles in project, operation and procurement management. He holds a Master of Procurement and Supply Chain Management from University College Dublin, as well as Bachelor of Mechanical and Production Engineering (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Kha Keat completed the Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply Management (ADPSM) on July 2020 at SIPMM Institute.

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