Western Washington's Leading Supply Chain Management Professionals
Education. Leadership. Networking.
ISM—Western Washington has been proudly affiliated with Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) for 100 years. We are one of many global chapters representing ISM and our membership consists of a wide variety of supply management professionals in different industries and at all levels in their careers.
ISM—Western Washington remains dedicated to promoting educational and networking events for supply management professionals in the Pacific Northwest region. We support the professional certifications through ISM, including Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity® (CPSD®).
Photo: ISM—Western Washington accepting 2019 ISM Chapter of the Year. Pictured : Kathleen Allen, CPSM, CPSD, Melinda Stewart, CPSM, CPSD, John Juan, CPSM, Lorie Day, C.P.M., Kellen Betts, CPSM, and Alex Galbraith, CPSM
Sustainable procurement is an accelerating trend, with over 95% of companies procurement heads prioritizing it as critical or very important.
Drivers are centered on decarbonization/ hitting Net-zero targets, risk mitigation, and cost savings, but a growing number of companies are realizing positive upside in terms of increased sales, differentiation of offers, enhancing innovation in the supply base, and more.
Register to learn how to build a sustainable procurement program and create impact at scale through the power of purchasing.
Join the executive leaders from ISM and Resilinc as they come together as part of a quarterly series to discuss the latest and emerging risks and disruptions impacting global supply chains. ISM CEO Tom Derry and Resilinc CEO Bindiya Vakil will also provide insights based on respective data and research from both organizations.