Ethical Procurement and Supply

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The Ethical Procurement and Supply e-learning and online test helps anyone in the profession to demonstrate commitment to acting ethically.

Why you should attend

Ethical behaviour is everyone’s responsibility working throughout an organisation. The e-learning is designed to help prevent issues regarding:

  • fraud
  • bribery and corruption
  • human rights abuses
  • the impact of procurement on the environment.


The Ethical Procurement and Supply e-learning and online test continues to help anyone in the profession to build confidence in employers, suppliers and colleagues.

It includes over two hours of e-learning resources and is designed to help procurement and supply chain professionals all over the world to demonstrate their absolute commitment to, and understanding of, acting ethically on behalf of their organisations.

Watch this short film which highlights some key facts about how ethics affects procurement and supply.

Book your place

You must be a CPC member to apply for a course. If unsure you can do a quick search to check if your institution is already a registered member or apply to join CPC today by visiting the CPC website

The up front cost of course is £19 (security deposit).

This is fully refundable on successful completion of the course. You can find out more about course funding here

NOTE: If you are a CIPS member you can access this course for free directly from CIPS by logging into with your CIPS membership number.

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