UN Environment: 10 years of action to accelerate the shift to Sustainable public procurement at national, regional and global levels

his case study summarizes 10 years of action of UN Environment in the field of Sustainable Procurement. From 2008 to 2017, UN Environment supported 18 countries on SPP implementation through the UN Environment SPP Approach. The organization took a leading role in the establishment and development of the One Planet (10YFP) SPP Programme, an international collaborative platform which develops solutions to improve the performance of SPP, monitor and supports implementation throughout the world.

Published in 2018 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP
Sustainable Public Procurement

Legislation and policies on SPP The SME point of view

Presentación de la Asociación Europea de Artesanos, Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas (UEAPME) que contiene legislación y políticas europeas sobre compras públicas sostenibles desde el punto de vista de las pequeñas y medianas empresas.

Presentation from the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) containing european legislation and policies on sustainable public procurement from the point of view of small and medium-sized enterprises.  

Published in 2012 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Towards sustainable energy

Informe de rendimiento del año 2011, que contiene información sobre la responsabilidad social de las empresas en materia de energía sostenible.

2011 Performance report containing information on corporate social responsibility on sustainable energy. 

Published in 2011 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Buying Social - A Guide to Taking Account of Social Considerations in Public Procurement

Informe que contiene una guía para las autoridades públicas y los compradores del sector privado sobre cómo introducir consideraciones sociales en las compras públicas

Report containing a guide for public authorities and private-sector purchasers  on how to introduce social  considerations  in public procurement.

Published in 2009 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Partnerships between SME suppliers and retailers to promote Green Purchasing

Presentación que contiene información sobre su manifiesto sobre la prevención del calentamiento global e iniciativas aplicadas a las asociaciones entre los proveedores de PYMEs y los minoristas para promover las compras verdes.

Presentation containing information on its manifesto on the prevention of global warming and green purchasing initiatives applied to partnerships between SME suppliers and retailers to promote green purchasing. 

Published in 2009 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Collection of statistical information on Green Public Procurement in the EU - Report on data collection results

Informe que contiene información estadística sobre compras públicas ecológicas en la Unión Europea. El informe se basa en diez grupos de productos frecuentemente adquiridos por instituciones públicas para verificar si cumplen con criterios ecológicos.

Report containing statistical information on Green Public Procurement in the European Union. The report is based on ten selected product groups frequently procured by public institutions to check if they meet green criteria.

Published in 2009 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Buying green! A handbook on environmental public procurement

Manual de contratación pública medioambiental diseñado para ayudar a las autoridades públicas a poner en marcha con éxito una política de compras ecológicas. Sigue la lógica y la estructura de un procedimiento de adquisición y contiene ejemplos prácticos.

Handbook on environmental public procurement designed to help public authorities successfully launch a green purchasing policy. It follows the logic and structure of a procurement procedure and contains practical examples of green purchasing.

Published in 2004 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

COMPRAS PÚBLICAS SUSTENTABLES EN EL MERCOSUR – Lineamientos para la elaboración de políticas

Informe de ONU Medio Ambiente y el MERCOSUR que contiene información y recomendaciones para promover la incorporación de criterios de sustentabilidad en los procesos de compras y contrataciones en el sector público de los Estados parte del MERCOSUR.

Report from UN Environment and Mercosur containing information and recommendations to promote the incorporation of sustainability criteria into procurement processes in the public sector of MERCOSUR States.

Published in 2007 by
Available in:
  • Spanish
10 YFP