“ The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), is the dynamic champion driving the global procurement and supply management profession and holder of a Royal Charter. CIPS is a not-for-profit organization with offices around the world, and they are the world’s largest professional body serving procurement and supply, we set the Global Standard in procurement and supply management and are an awarding organization recognized by regulatory authorities. It helps businesses around the world to excel in procurement andsupply, supporting them to improve and deliver results, and raise standards. Additionally, CIPS is the leading independent global body representing the procurement and supply profession. It has a global community of over 200,000 in over 150 countries, including senior business people, high-ranking civil servants and leading academics.