Simple Changes #61

Review your procurement policy and ensure that it includes fair and ethical practices (to include fair trade, marine stewardship council and forestry stewardship council



We often hear in the news, that fish-stocks are being depleted and rainforests the size of Wales are being chopped-down. Managing our natural resources is vital to ensure that we continue to enjoy things we do today in the future. It is essential that public bodies in Wales are actively supporting the goal of a globally responsible Wales.


Simple Change

Through buying products that are certified Fair Trade, by the Forest Stewardship Council or Marine Stewardship Council, you are procuring a positive global impact and not harming the livelihoods of people and their environments across the world.

Case Study

Who is doing this?

Ensure fair and ethical procurement

Paragraph: Warren Clark from the All Wales Catering Service tells us how he has procured his produce to be Fairtrade and local to ensure he is being globally responsible with his purchasing.

Well-being goals you’ve contributed to

A Globally Responsible Wales

A Globally Responsible Wales,

You have earned...

A Globally Responsible Wales

A nation which, when doing anything to improve the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being of Wales, takes account of whether doing such a thing may make a positive contribution to global well-being

A Resilient Wales

A Resilient Wales,

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A Resilient Wales

A nation which maintains and enhances a biodiverse natural environment with healthy functioning ecosystems that support social, economic and ecological resilience and the capacity to adapt to change (for example climate change)