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80% of all Swedish wool is burned, as there is no market for it because the sheep are raised for the meat. A collaboration between Filippa K, Röjk, Norrby Gård (sheep farmer), the Swedish Sheep breed association and European suppliers started during 2017 to get Swedish wool into the supply chain. The first products are on the market and the partners are now scaling up the project and invites other brands and stakeholders to make sure the Swedish wool gets used instead of discarded.
The OECD has been committed to limiting the environmental impact of its work for years. In 2014, it formalised the process through the introduction of Greening, a project run by a specialised team entrusted with the responsibility of steering the Organisation towards environmentally sustainable practices. In January 2018, the Secretary-General of the OECD joined the UN’s “Carbon Neutral Now” initiative and committed a pledge to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020.
The project aims at supporting Argentina, Bhutan and Senegal through: 1) strengthening of the national institutional and technical capacities needed to create a culture of SCP across governments and communities; 2) scientific methodologies to support the design and implementation of strategic SCP policies, identifying high-impact sectors and areas of intervention; 3) access to expert networks and existing solutions to successfully implement policy instruments.
Seminars and lectures taking place in a series of events and workshops aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals SDG13, SDG11, SDG8, SDG12 in the 2030 agenda. Focused on the good practices that lead to the enrichment of the local, regional and national tourist industry.
As an annual program in nationwide, China Sustainable Seafood Week (SSW) co-organized by Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), CCFA and other local partners aims to increase public awareness for ocean conservation, linked to SDG 14. SSW is the major component of China Green Sustainable Consumption Initiative from 2013. The program involved great efforts from different stakeholders to conduct a series of interactive activities, to drive the local market development for sustainable seafood.
The goal of the project is to inform municipal energy managers on their role as consumers in procurement process, possibilities to purchase goods and services with lower impacts on the environment.
To this aim, our experts developed a set of technical and qualitative criteria for the specified categories of goods and services, and conducted a training course for the use of these criteria in public procurement for 25 energy managers who represented different municipalities of Ukraine.
Project, funded by the GIZ and jointly implemented by NGO GoLOCAL, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, SE “Prozorro”, and NGO “Zhyva Planeta”. The project aims at developing and launching a convenient electronic constructor to simplify the use of the non-price criteria by Ukrainian public procurement officers and other stakeholders interested in applying the sustainable methodology in Public Procurement.
Recycling Council of Ontario and the City of Toronto have a longstanding relationship to support and promote waste reduction, and co-hosted workshops aimed at developing a circular economy strategy that leverages circular procurement, and providing a similar roadmap for other Canadian municipalities.
“GPP: transferring experience from Slovakia to Ukraine” – an awareness-raising and educational project successfully implemented in close partnership with the SCCD (Slovakia).
The major result: an online educational course aiming at raising awareness of Ukrainian public procurement officers is developed and uploaded on the Edubox platform – the major educational platform on the public procurement in Ukraine, managed by the state enterprise ProZorro (public e-procurement system).
To advance the circular economy in Canada Recycling Council of Ontario engaged experts from around the world that recognize the strength and value of procurement to change markets. We welcomed representatives from all levels of governments and their agencies, as well as suppliers and vendors, to share knowledge and resources, showcase best practices, and network with like-minded agents of change to introduce and incorporate circular procurement for cities and regions across our country.
"Aportes de la educación ambiental para el desarrollo de la sociedad" ("Contributions of environmental education to the development of society")
Pedagogical project aimed at providing a cognitive frame, methodological and didactic tools to enhance teaching practices in environmental issues at the elementary, middle and higher levels of education. Implemented through workshops, this initiative is in line with the sustainable development goals #SDG4 #SDG12 #SDG13 and is part of the GIRSU (INTEGRAL MANAGEMENT OF URBAN SOLID WASTE) programme in the Punilla area for all the municipalities supported by IDB LOAN 1868/OC-AR MINISTRY OF TOURISM
The proposed activity consists in consolidating the implementation of sustainable public purchasing in Tunisia on the basis of the results of the first demonstrative activity (Institutional support and support for the implementation of the national purchasing action plan SWIM-H2020) .This activity is focused on the construction sector (identified as the pilot sector of the 6 from the SPP national action plan) and aims to support public bodies to implement real sustainable purchases
institutional support for the implementation of the national action plan for sustainable public procurement in Tunisia
In the framework of the public procurement new regulation which devoted a chapter for sustainable purchases, and on the basis on the results of the national action plan for SPP ,this project was launched in cooperation with the SCP/RAC and funded by the EU (H2020- SWIM), implemented by CITET with SWIM experts and aims to exchange experiences in implementing SPP Capacity development, awareness , communication and preparing methodological guides to assist public purchasers
ARCTIC is the global Alliance for Responsible, Circular and Transparent procurement of ICT. This new alliance aims to make laptops, smartphones and data centers more circular and sustainable through the power of procurement. ARCTIC will bring procurers and market players together, creating both short-term collaborative action and long-term change in the sustainability of the ICT value chain.