Fully Accredited Program Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™)

Sustainable procurement is an indispensable priority for organizations today. The United Nations has highlighted the significant impact of sustainable procurement, revealing it can cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 15% and propel organizations toward meeting the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. As stakeholder expectations rise, regulations tighten, and environmental uncertainties grow, embedding sustainability into procurement processes has become essential for businesses seeking success in today’s dynamic environment.

This certified program will equip you with a thorough understanding of how to incorporate sustainability into your organization's entire procurement processes. Aligned with ISO 20400 sustainable procurement standards, you will gain extensive knowledge in incorporating sustainability into your organization’s procurement lifecycle including supplier evaluation, procurement policy, life cycle cost analysis and compliance with environmental regulations and social standards. Additionally, this program will sharpen your skills in sustainable procurement reporting and performance measurement as well as enhance your ability to integrate sustainability into procurement decisions and manage procurement-related risks.

By incorporating sustainable procurement into your organization's larger sustainability and risk management strategy, you'll be better equipped to ensure ethical sourcing, minimize negative environmental impact, foster social responsibility, and ensure compliance with international standards and local laws. Moreover, you’ll learn how to create a Sustainable Procurement Plan (SPP) that aligns with your organization’s broader sustainability goals and practices, thereby helping you integrate sustainability into the organizational DNA.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will attain the Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) designation. This credential serves as a globally recognized testimony to your skills, knowledge, and commitment to sustainable procurement practices. Developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, this trademarked charter is recognized around the world and holds lifelong validity. The program is also independently accredited by CPD, affirming that it adheres to the highest standards of educational quality and is tailored for continuous professional development.

(Note: This program will be led by Dr. Mauro Fracarolli Nunes in Australia and Asia Pacific and will be led by Natalia Lopez in Europe)

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 3 days of instructor-led live program and gain comprehensive insights in integrating sustainability concepts and strategies within your organization’s procurement processes that is aligned with the principles of ISO 20400.
  • Gain advanced proficiency in formulating sustainable procurement policies, implementing effective supplier selection and evaluation strategies, establishing a robust risk management framework, and integrating principles of circular procurement.
  • By the end of the program, you will earn the CSP™ designation, which paves the way for career opportunities in leading sustainable procurement initiatives that positively affect environmental, social, and economic dimensions.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875



This Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) is a mark of excellence and distinction that signifies a fully qualified expert possess profound expertise in the integration of sustainability concepts aligning with ISO 20400 standards throughout the procurement lifecycle. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all members. The CSP™ charter is a trademarked charter available only to professionals who have completed and passed this program. The certification is governed and maintained by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications with over 90,000 members around the world. It is also endorsed by prominent associations and organizations worldwide.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD as adhering to Continuing Professional Principles.

What Can You Expect From This Certified Program

Sustainable procurement plays a critical role in environmental and social stewardship, with tangible benefits such as a potential 50% reduction in carbon emissions from procurement practices, as identified by the UNEP. Moreover, Accenture's findings reveal that 94% of CEOs acknowledge sustainability as indispensable for long-term success, underscoring its pivotal role in shaping corporate strategies and ensuring a sustainable future.

This certified program will provide you with the comprehensive knowledge and practical skills needed to implement sustainable procurement practices in your organization. Through a detailed exploration of sustainable procurement principles, aligned with the ISO20400 guidelines, you will gain a thorough understanding of the procurement lifecycle, from policy development to supplier evaluation and beyond. Throughout the program, you will learn how to craft and align procurement policies with organizational goals, while ensuring compliance with international environmental standards. You will also master the art of stakeholder engagement and effective communication strategies to foster collaborative partnerships and drive sustainability initiatives forward.

By focusing on the selection and evaluation of suppliers, legal and ethical considerations, and the specification of sustainable products and services, this program will empower you to align supplier selection with organizational sustainability goals. You will gain insights into performing life cycle assessments, understanding eco-labeling, and implementing circular economy principles to extend product lifecycles and promote recycling and reuse. Additionally, you will learn to navigate the complexities of sustainable procurement, from identifying risks and opportunities to reporting progress and ensuring continuous improvement.

By the end of the program, you will be equipped with the expertise to integrate sustainability into every aspect of the procurement process, aligning your organization’s procurement practices with global sustainability standards.

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be awarded the Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) designation, demonstrating your expertise in developing a sustainable procurement framework that adheres to the principles of ISO 20400. This credential will set you apart as an authority in developing impactful sustainable procurement framework, bolster your professional credibility and expand your career opportunities within the industry.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • ISO 20400 Sustainable Procurement Guidelines
  • Sustainable Procurement Principles
  • Sustainable Procurement Lifecycles
  • Sustainable Procurement Policy
  • Effective Stakeholder Engagement
  • Suppliers Collaborative Partnerships
  • Sustainable Supplier Selection & Evaluation
  • Supplier Compliance Audit
  • Ethical Sourcing
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Sustainable Product and Service Specification
  • Circular Economy
  • Circular Procurement Strategies
  • Sustainable Procurement Risk Management
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • Reporting Mechanism
  • Fair Labor Practices and Human Rights
  • Sustainable Procurement Legal Framework
  • Good Governance in Sustainable Procurement
  • Eco-Labeling & Certifications
  • Product Life Extension Strategies
  • Supply Chain Resilience Strategies
  • Transparency & Accountability in Sustainable Procurement
  • Ethical Sourcing
  • Modern Slavery Act
  • Sustainable Procurement Plan
  • Sustainability Risk Mapping
  • Sustainability Procurement Audit
  • Sustainability Procurement KPI and Performance Measurement

Your Faculty Director

Dr. Mauro Fracarolli Nunes
Dr. Mauro Fracarolli Nunes
Experienced Associate Professor and Head of the Strategic Supply Chain Management & Sustainability

Dr. Mauro Fracarolli Nunes is an esteemed sustainability and supply chain management expert with over 15 years of experience in consulting and academic field. He is currently the Associate Professor and Head of the Strategic Supply Chain Management & Sustainability M.Sc. program at EDC Paris Business School, exemplifies excellence in academia and industry alike. His profound commitment to sustainability and sustainable supply chain management is reflected in his extensive body of work, including numerous research articles, books, book chapters, and case studies. Dr. Mauro has made significant contributions to the field through his publications with Palgrave McMillan and Routledge, delving into critical issues such as deforestation, fossil fuel usage, CO2 emissions, modern slavery, child labor, and the transformative impact of emerging technologies.

Prior to his illustrious academic career, he has spent a decade of invaluable experience in multinational corporations across the food & beverage, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical sectors. Further demonstrating his expertise, Dr. Mauro provided his insights as an independent consultant for a green energy startup, where he focused on managing sustainability aspects within its supply chain. His multifaceted experience bridges the gap between theoretical research and practical application, making him a revered figure in his field.

Natalia Lopez
Natalia Lopez
A Seasoned Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Circular Economy Expert

Natalia Lopez is a seasoned expert with extensive experience in circular economy and sustainable supply chain management. As a Senior Manager at PwC Sweden and a sustainability consultant, she plays a pivotal role in designing circularity solutions and liaising with internal and external stakeholders. Her expertise spans risk management, circularity, sustainability strategy setting, and developing capacity-building programs across diverse industries, including manufacturing, electronics, transportation, entertainment, and fashion.

With a global perspective honed through over a decade of work in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Latin America, Natalia brings a wealth of knowledge in sustainability and management consulting. Recognized as a Circular Economy Pioneer by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, she is frequently invited to speak on CSR and ESG-related topics at Swedish and EU levels. Additionally, Natalia is an active member and speaker for Women in Climate Sweden, further contributing to her extensive expertise in areas such as sustainability reporting frameworks, sustainable business model creation, risk management, and sustainable procurement.

Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) Program Agenda

Module 1 - Introduction To Sustainable Procurement
Module 2 - Understanding The Procurement Lifecycle
Module 3 - Integrating Sustainability Into The Procurement Policy
Module 4 - Stakeholder Engagement And Communication
Module 5 - Supplier Selection And Evaluation
Module 6 - Legal And Ethical Considerations
Module 7 - Sustainable Product And Service Specifications
Module 8 - Circular Economy And Circular Procurement
Module 9 - Risk Management In Sustainable Procurement
Module 10 - Reporting And Performance Measurement
Final Examination

Chartered Exam

At the end of the program, there will be a Chartered exam comprised of 50 multiple choice questions. Upon passing the exam, you will be accredited with your Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) designation.

  • 98% of students who have taken this exam have passed the exam successfully. Almost all professionals who have taken our courses have passed this exam and attain their Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) designation
  • The exam has 50 multiple choice questions and you need to answer 25 out of 50 questions correctly to pass the exam
  • You can re-take the exam online as many times as you want, with no additional charges for retaking of exams
  • The program cost already includes the exam fees, so there are no additional charges for taking the exam

If you have challenges passing the exam, you can secure assistance from our team and faculty leader to help you pass the exam.

Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) Designation

Upon completing the program and passing the exam, you will be awarded the Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) designation. Developed by the esteemed Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, a leading authority in professional certifications, this industry-recognized trademarked charter distinguishes your profound expertise in incorporating sustainability concepts into your procurement processes in alignment with the principles of ISO 20400. The program's content has been independently accredited and certified by CPD, ensuring that it meets the highest standards in continuing professional development. This distinguished designation will not only elevate your credibility but also enhance your marketability to potential employers or clients, making you stand out as a highly skilled and knowledgeable expert in the field of sustainability and procurement management.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Australia & Asia Pacific

Dates: 29 - 31 Jul 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 11:00am - 6:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
9:00am - 4:30pm Singapore Time (SGT)

Regular Pricing
After 22 Jul 2024
Australia Delegates AUD 2,895
Singapore and Other Countries Delegates SGD 2,895

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies). Note: GST is applicable to participants from Singapore registered companies.

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EU & United Kingdom

Dates: 9 - 11 Oct 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm British Summer Time (BST)
10:00am - 5:30pm Central European Summer Time (CEST)

Early Bird Packages Regular Pricing
By 20 Aug 2024 By 01 Oct 2024 After 01 Oct 2024
EU Delegates EUR 1,695 EUR 1,895 EUR 1,995
UK Delegates GBP 1,495 GBP 1,695 GBP 1,795

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies)

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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On Demand Learning

If you are unable to make it to this program due to the dates, you can also enroll into our program through our on-demand learning. Click on the link below to go to our on demand learning to discover how you can enroll into the program and earn your Charter or certificate through our on demand learning platform.

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Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager (CSP™) Reviews and Testimonials

Attending the CSP program was a transformative experience for me as a procurement professional. The trainer's expertise and guidance equipped me with invaluable insights into sustainable procurement practices that I've already begun implementing in my organization.
I'm truly impressed by the depth of knowledge the trainer brought to the CSP program. Their ability to connect theory with real-world applications made the content relevant and impactful.
The CSP program exceeded my expectations. The trainer's passion for sustainability was infectious, and their ability to translate complex theories into actionable steps was commendable. I now feel equipped to champion sustainability initiatives within my organization.
The Certified Sustainable Procurement Manager program provided me with the tools and frameworks to effectively implement sustainable practices in procurement. The trainer's expertise and support were instrumental in navigating complex sustainability challenges.

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