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Green Deal Circular Procurement

  • Published on January 15, 2018
Bottom up collaboration between public and private procuring organisations, each committing to 2 pilots and share knowledge on Circular Procurement in 2013-2017. The success was enormous and grew to over 45 organisations and over 100 pilots and over 100 million Euros in procurement was done circular. Belgium and Finland have copied the concept in 2017 and more are expected. This concept is cheap and is now developing into an European interest group and pan-European collaboration.
Implementing innovation on Circular Procurement by practise based collaboration between implementing organisations. Various focus areas, such as buildings, infrastructure, construction, ICT, furniture, flooring, cables, new business models, etc. etc. - 5 Communities of practice each year - Working groups on topics - Each organisation delivering at least 2 pilots Over 100 million spending tenders including Circular Economy Over 100 pilots in 3 years More than 50 organisations working on Circular Procurement First green deal started in 2013 and was finalised end of 2017. The new green deal 2018-2021 will include a sector based approach and scaling of initiatives and even cooperation between countries and regions. Belgium (Flanders) and Finland have adopted the concept and started their own green deals in 2017. A wider interest network is under development with ICLEI. Knowledge has already been shared in 2 international conferences on Circular Procurement in Amsterdam in 2016 and Tallinn in 2017 (see weblink below). More countries or regions are invited to join and start collaboration. Send an email to

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