Responsible procurementLSBU selects supply chains based on sustainability and ethics considerations.
Procurement and workers' rights
Procurement practices include policies on sustainable food, uniforms and IT equipment. Find out more about sustainable procurement at LSBU.
- LSBU has joined a growing number of universities in the UK that are working to ensure the electronics they purchase are free from sweatshop labour. Affiliation to Electronics Watch enables major public sector bodies to use their market influence to drive change in their supply chains. Find out more about LSBU joining Electronics Watch.
London Living Wage
- LSBU’s Living Wage commitment (accredited by the Living Wage Foundation) ensures everyone working at LSBU, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or contracted services, receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.75 - the current London Living Wage - significantly higher than the national minimum wage of £8.45 (for people aged 25 and over). Find out more about our Living Wage commitment.
Procurement and supply chain
At LSBU, procurement and supply chain procedures promote sustainability and equal rights. Initiatives include:
- Fairtrade food and drink, view the University's Fairtrade certificate (PDF File 146 KB)
- Ethical University staff uniforms
- Ethical IT supply chains
Find out more about procurement practices at LSBU.