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Empower socially responsible purchasing

Support your initiatives by making it easier to buy from small, diverse, or local businesses and discover products with sustainability certifications.

Amazon Business can support your initiatives by making it easier to buy from small, diverse, or local businesses, and discover products with sustainability certifications. Get tools to define, meet, and proactively measure progress toward your responsible purchasing goals.  

  • buy local

    Promote local businesses

    Boost the economic health of local businesses and save time for buyers by implementing organization-wide or departmental policies to highlight and prefer local sellers.

    Learn about buying local
  • sustainability

    Make purchasing more sustainable

    Streamline the process of discovering and purchasing products with sustainability certifications.

    Learn how to buy more sustainable products
  • supplier diversity

    Increase supplier diversity

    Simplify purchasing and reporting for your supplier diversity initiatives and empower small and diverse sellers.

    Learn about supplier diversity

Track progress towards your ESG Goals with Every Purchase: The Power of Responsible Spend

Explore options that can help organizations to make progress towards sustainability, DEI and corporate governance goals through responsible purchasing. Find products with sustainability certifications, set your purchasing preferences and guidelines, and enable proactive reporting to manage and scale responsible purchasing programs.

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Get the selection and tools to make progress towards responsible purchasing goals

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    Guide buyers to preferred products and sellers

    Track progress towards responsible purchasing goals by guiding your buyers towards products with sustainability certifications and diverse sellers.


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    Proactively measure progress on responsible purchasing goals

    Simplify reporting by tracking spend toward certified diverse suppliers and products with sustainability certifications.


    • Track spend toward responsible purchasing goals with pre-built reports using Amazon Business Analytics.
    • Create dashboards and exportable reports to see top spend categories with Spend Visibility, a Business Prime benefit.
    • Use Approval Workflows to identify the right approver, assign multiple approvers, or enable batch approvals (for each policy) so buyers get what they need, when they need it.
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    Empower buyer choice by surfacing products with sustainability certifications

    Expand purchasing flexibility with our comprehensive selection from certified diverse sellers, local businesses, and more-sustainable products.


    • Compare organization-preferred products that meet responsible purchasing requirements against alternative options and select the product that best fits your need.
    • Realize efficiencies and consolidate suppliers by using purchase data to highlight themes, trends, and habits across purchase categories with Supplier Analysis.
    • Use Your Catalog, a Business Prime feature, to create a customized front page and make it easier for buyers to find organization-preferred products.


Balancing Supplier Diversity & Sustainability Goals

Hear perspectives from procurement leaders and learn how they identify achievable ESG goals, devise plans and measure their success to maintain compliance. Panelists include leaders from ABM Industries, Bayer, Amazon, and Amazon Business.

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Innovative solutions for unique purchasing requirements

Efficient purchasing environments must remove obstacles between buyers and sellers. Amazon Business is a purchasing solution that equips leaders to reshape their buying processes, while delivering a familiar self-service buying experience.

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