Auckland is buying a fleet of electric buses ©  LisaStrachan/Getty Images
Auckland is buying a fleet of electric buses © LisaStrachan/Getty Images

Council changes procurement policy to ensure ethical sourcing

21 June 2021

A New Zealand pressure group has welcomed Auckland City Council’s decision to amend its procurement policy to ensure added scrutiny of procurement of buses from a Chinese company.

Uyghur Solidarity Aotearoa New Zealand said it was “proud” of the council’s Finance & Performance Committee’s unanimous vote to require all suppliers to comply with international standards of human rights across their supply chain.

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