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Sustainable Procurement for Green Building

Having sustainable procurement in building industry as the acquisition of product or services which can minimize or provide positive environmental impact throughout the factoring of environmental concerns into major purchasing strategies, policies, directives and practices. Sustainable procurement is the integration of requirements, specifications and criteria that are friendly to the environment.

A quieter part of the sustainability story is that the evolution in techniques of construct and materials procuring which will reduce waste, energy and various inefficiencies at building sites. However, sustainable procurement play an important role in achieving Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

Prefabricating Modular

The approach of prefabricated modular has been garnering an increasing amount of attention in the building industry. A building’s large scale modularized component is prefabricated offsite in a controlled environment and deliver the final product for quick assembly onsite.


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Wee Poh Ling, DPSM
Wee Poh Ling has several years of experience as a purchasing professional in facilities management and also the construction sector. She is a member of Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Poh Ling completed the Diploma in Procurement and Supply Management (DPSM) on June 2020 at SIPMM Institute.
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