Government spending accounts up to 15% of a country's gross domestic product. Such amount can greatly influence the consumption and production trends and increase the demand for green products. The project aims to pilot test the integration of sustainable consumption and production (SCP) initiatives into the local governance of Quezon City. This project is a 10YFP Trust Fund Project.

Implemented in

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Philippines

Sectors of activity
Consumer Goods, Public Procurement, Industrial Sector

Type of initiative
Capacity Building & Implementation, Policy Frameworks & Tools, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Type of lead actor
Civil society

Start date
01/03/2016

End date
31/08/2018

Shared by

Joshua Ladia

Project Officer

Philippine Center for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, Inc.

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Objectives

The project aims to establish and implement a comprehensive Green Public Procurement (GPP) program for Quezon City Local Government that will present and demonstrate a Local Government Unit (LGU) model to promote Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in the country. The project is be divided into three major components:
1. GPP institutionalization: Setting up the framework of the project within the operations of the Quezon city procurement activities.
2. Technical assistance: Product selection process and capacity building activities of GPP stakeholders.
3. GPP Implementation: GPP procedures from planning to operation, promotion and evaluation.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

No activities have yet been reported under this initiative

Impact and Results

By the end of the project the following results will be reached:
-Draft GPP policy framework comprising GPP guidelines, procedures, tools and plans
-lncreased knowledge and skills on GPP concepts, principles, tools and mechanisrns
-lmproved number of green products and green suppliers
-Supply chain compliance to GPP requirements and product specifications
-lncreased energy and resource savings and GHG emission
-Promoted GPP and SCP within Quezon City and other stakeholders in the country

Next steps and how to get involved

Interested parties may reach us at greenchoicephilippines@pcepsdi.org.ph or at gpp4qc@gmail.com. For news and updates, visit us at facebook.com/PCEPSDI/.