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

SMART SPP Life-cycle Costing and CO2 assessment tool

Presentación sobre la herramienta de cálculo de dioxido de carbono y costeo de ciclo de vida, que ayuda a compradores a calcular los costos del ciclo de vida y las emisiones de CO2 de productos y servicios innovadores.

Presentation on life-cycle costing and CO2 assessment tool, which supports procurers in calculating life-cycle costs and CO2 emissions of innovative products and services.

Available in:
  • English
10 YFP
Sustainable Public Procurement

The SME Engagement Handbook

Manual que contiene herramientas para ayudar a las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas a interactuar más eficazmente cuando hacen ofertas para suministrar bienes y servicios a organizaciones más grandes y al sector público.

Handbook containing tools to help microbusinesses and small to medium enterprises to interact more effectively when bidding to supply goods and services to larger organizations and the public sector.

Published in 2014 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Social Considerations in Public Procurement - Guide to “Buying Social”

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 2012 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Putting the “social” into sustainable procurement

Presentación sobre cómo introducir aspectos sociales en la compras sostenibles. Se analizan los beneficiarios de las compras públicas sostenibles y contiene orientaciones para introducir aspectos sostenibles en cada etapa del proceso de compra.

Presentation on how to introduce social aspects into sustainable procurement. It analyses the beneficiaries of sustainable public procurements and contains gruidelines on how to introduce sustainable aspects at every stage of the process.

Published in 2012 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Review Article - A Review of Quality Criteria Supporting Supplier Selection

Artículo de revisión que contiene revisión de literatura sobre criterios de calidad que apoyan la selección y evaluación de proveedores, especialmente criterios relacionados con la evaluación de la calidad de los proveedores.

Review Article about  literature review on quality criteria supporting supplier selection and evaluation, especially the criteria related to the quality evaluation of suppliers.

Published in 2013 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP

Procurement – driving better value for money . Guide 3 to Sustainable Procurement Evaluate and Select suppliers

Guía que resalta aspectos de sostenibilidad para la evaluación y selección de proveedores. La guía forma parte de una serie de documentos del gobierno, orientados a la puesta en práctica de las compras sostenibles. 

Guidance note that highlights the key sustainable issues involved in evaluating and selecting suppliers. The guide is part of a series of documents focussed on integrating sustainable procurement into practice.

Published in 2010 by
Available in:
  • English
10 YFP