Assistance in the development of tools to support the implementation of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) in Ukraine (2014-2017).
Main Activities were communication support for the promotion of SPP: trainings, publications, consultations, analysis of the market readiness, the criteria were developed for the sustainability for paints and varnishes, cleaning products, heat insulation materials, and a Handbook SPP in Ukraine.
We continue to provide the necessary advice on SPP to customers.

Sectors of activity
Education, Public Procurement

Type of initiative
Education & Awareness Raising, Research, Analysis, Assessment

Type of lead actor
Civil society

Start date
13/06/2018

Shared by

Halyna Buzan

project manager

All-Ukraine NGO «Living Planet»

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Objectives

The promotion of greening public procurement has been one of our priority activities since 2010. In the process of developing the Strategy for the State Environmental Policy, we actively lobbied for the inclusion of this tool (later it was included; the Strategy was adopted by the Law of Ukraine in 2011).
Living Planet is the partner of the project Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) in Ukraine (component 1.6 EaP GREEN: Encouraging changes in government consumption through the introduction of sustainable public procurement practices). The project was implemented in the period 2012-2017 with the support of the UN Environment (National Coordinating Organization: State Ecological Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management). The project was successfully completed in 2017.
Objective is assistance in the development of tools to support the implementation of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) in Ukraine.

Activities

As collected through the One Planet Reporting

Output level

Training for SCP

  • Workshop for Ukrainiang public buyers "The Requirements for the Measures on Environmental Protection and the Cost of the Life Cycle in the Course of Public Procurement"

Knowledge resource and technical tool

Impact and Results

The analysis of the market readiness and the prioritization of product categories (for pilot tenders), the criteria were developed for the sustainability for paints and varnishes, cleaning products, heat insulation materials, and a Handbook SPP in Ukraine.

Next steps and how to get involved

We continue to provide the necessary advice on SPP to customers and suppliers. There are 28 successful tenders as of May 2018.