Malta - Greening Our Economy - Achieving a Sustainable Future (incl. SCP)

This document presents Malta’s commitment to green growth – a short to medium term strategy and action plan. It seeks to contextualize the nature of the Green Economy and has the purpose of bringing together all necessary objectives and actions towards a green economy in Malta; giving them a framework of structure and timeline; enhancing them and striving towards their effective realization.

Published in 2016 by
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Guidance for communicating hotspots: The effective use of sustainability information to drive action and improve performance

This protocol for the appropriate use and communication of sustainability information derived from hotspots analysis is a companion to the publication 'Hotspots Analysis: a methodological framework' (in particular step 7 of the framework, that involves presenting and communicating the shortlisted hotspots to a wider audience). It provides guiding principles on how to communicate the results of a hotspots analysis and gives examples for visualization of the information. The protocol is aligned with the CI-SCP Guidelines for providing product sustainability information.

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Consumer Information for SCP

Meeting the global challenge: A guide to assessing the safety of cosmetics without using animals

This report explains the alternative non-animal approaches that are available for scientific research, showing how they are not only more ethical but also more reliable, faster and cheaper than the animal tests they replace. It explains what alternatives are how cosmetics are tested for product and ingredient safety and which alternatives can be used to replace each traditional animal test. This report should be used as an advocacy tool to advance the switch to non-animal technologies.

Published in 2017 by
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Progress report on the 10YFP [HLPF 2016]

The objective of the present report is to share with Member States and stakeholders the activities of the framework and the latest developments, highlighting key outputs, challenges and opportunities. The report is hereby submitted through the Council for the consideration of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2016.

Published in 2016 by
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The Long View - Exploring Product Lifetime Extension

The aim of this study is to provide recommendations on the opportunities available to consumers, private sector and especially governments, of developed and developing economies, to address product lifetime extension. Seven products representing different lifetime expectancies by consumers for their optimal replacement moments and actual lifetimes in selected countries are analysed: washing machines, refrigerators, TVs, mobile phones, laptops and clothing.

The report provides three policy perspectives, two for developed and one for developing countries, for designing measures to address product lifetime extension.

Full report available in English and Portuguese, executive summary available in French, Russian and Chinese; download on the left.


* Watch the launching webinar of the report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei-r6cUOwBw&t=6s

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  • Chinese
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Consumer Information for SCP

SPP, Ecolabels and Sustainability Standards - SPP&CI-SCP Working Group 4b Meeting Report

Working Group 4b was established as a space for knowledge sharing and interaction between public procurers on the one hand, and private standard or ecolabel organisations and users on the other hand. This document provides a summary of this year’s annual meeting.

In addition to this summary, the full presentations from the annual meeting are available on the SCP Clearinghouse.

Published in 2017 by
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Sustainable Public Procurement Consumer Information for SCP

10YFP Trust Fund Report 2016

This report provides an overview of the 10YFP Trust Fund, with information relating to contributions received up to December 2016. It demonstrates the progress of the Trust Fund since its establishment, showcasing the funded projects and their implementation and underlining the transparent and inclusive process for project selection.

Published in 2017 by
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SPP Market readiness analysis for selected categories of sustainable products in Viet Nam

This document, produced under the EU-funded "Stimulating the demand and supply of sustainable products through Sustainable Public Procurement and Ecolabelling" project implemented by Vietnam Environment Administration with UN Environment assistance, presents an analysis of the Vietnamese market's readiness to provide sustainable alternatives for specific categories of products, i.e. office copy paper, compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs), LED lights, and laptops, and considers whether these can be the target of pilot sustainable tenders.

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Sustainable Public Procurement

Vietnam Legal review and proposal to foster SPP implementation and consider the integration of ecolabelling

This document, developed under the EU-funded "Stimulating the demand and supply of sustainable products through Sustainable Public Procurement and Ecolabelling" (SPPEL) project implemented by UN Environment, aims at identifying potential opportunities or barriers to the inclusion of sustainability aspects in the national public procurement framework in Viet Nam, from a legal or regulatory point of view.
It is based on a desk review including an in-depth analysis of a number of documents, in particular:
- International treaties and agreements ratified by Vietnam which may relate to SPP;
- the Law on procurement, which is the main regulatory instrument for public procurement;
- Existing regulations establishing environmental and social standards which can contribute to, influence, or be used in SPP;
- Laws pertaining to environmental, social and economic sustainability, as well as laws related to construction and taxation;
- Other related ministerial decrees and decisions.
This report also examines the potential adoption by the government of sustainability criteria and standards for assessing products, in the framework of the Green Label program and Energy Label program.

Published in 2016 by
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Sustainable Public Procurement

Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information

Global guidance on making effective environmental, social and economic claims, to empower and enable consumer choice.

The Guidelines offer value chain and public sector professionals clear guidance on making effective, trustworthy claims to consumers, on product-related sustainability information. They are applicable to all regions and companies of all sizes.

Full Guidelines available in English, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish: download on the left.

Executive summary available in all UN languages: download at: https://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/resource/guidelines-providing-product-sustainability-information-executive-summaries

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  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
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Consumer Information for SCP

Plan Integral de Comunicaciones

Este Plan Integral de Comunicaciones (PIC) es el documento base para la implementación de la línea estratégica cinco – Comunicación CPS- del PAN CPS-. Es un documento estratégico que identifica actores, herramientas de comunicación y mensajes asociados para incidir, promover y difundir los impactos, las ventajas y promoción de las CPS.

This Comprehensive Communications Plan is the basic document for the implementation of strategic line five - Communication SCP. It is a strategic document that identifies actors, communication tools and associated messages to influence, promote and disseminate the impacts, advantages and promotion of the SCP.

Published in 2017 by
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Sustainable Public Procurement

Guía Conceptual y Metodológica para Compras Públicas Sostenibles de Colombia

Esta Guía sirve como lineamiento para la implementación de Compras Sostenibles en entidades públicas en Colombia la cual puede ser consultada por expertos y profesionales encargados de las adquisiciones de bienes y servicios. Así mismo, incluye herramientas, como Anexo, para facilitar su implementación.

This Guide serves as a guideline for the implementation of Sustainable Procurement in public entities in Colombia, which can be consulted by experts and professionals in charge of procurement of goods and services. It also includes tools, such as Annex, to facilitate its implementation.

Published in 2017 by
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CÓDIGO DE ÉTICA SOBRE LA PROBIDAD EN COMPRAS PÚBLICAS

Documento que contribuye al cumplimiento de Ia probidad en las compras públicas y al correcto uso de los recursos públicos por parte de los compradores, mediante recomendaciones sobre el comportamiento que deben seguir los funcionarios en las distintas etapas de los procesos de compra y contratación.

Document that contains the ethic code to contribute towards the compliance of probity in public procurement and towards the correct use of public resources through recommendations on the behavior that official must follow in the different stages of the procurement process.

Published in 2017 by
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Ejemplos de criterios de sustentabilidad en bases de licitación

Documento que contiene un conjunto de criterios de sostenibilidad para considerar en las compras públicas, cubriendo los ítems de políticas laborales, inclusión de género y fomento de buenas prácticas ambientales en los proveedores.

Document that contains a set of sustainability criteria to consider in public procurement, covering labor policy, gender inclusion and foment of good environmental practices in suppliers.

Published in 2016 by
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Oficio Ministerio de Desarrollo Social fomentando las compras públicas inclusivas

Oficio del Ministerio de Desarrollo Social solicitando la introducción permanente de criterios de compras públicas inclusivas al marco legal chileno; e incluye breves ejemplos de diferentes criterios a incorporar.

Communication from the Ministry of Social Development requesting the permanent introduction of Inclusive Public Procurement criteria in the Chilean legal framework; and includes some brief example of different criteria to include.

Published in 2015 by
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Pacto de integridad ChileCompra

Pacto de integridad que los oferentes deben aceptar para participar del proceso de licitación de las autoridad públicas chilenas, dirigido a asegurar el respeto por los derechos humanos y de los trabajadores, como también la probidad en el proceso de contratación.

Agreement of integrity that suppliers must accept in order to participate in tendering processes of the Chilean public authorities, aimed to ensure respect for human and labor rights, as well as probity in the procurement procedure.

Published in 2017 by
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DIRECTIVA 17 INSTRUCCIONES PARA REALIZAR CONTRATACIONES PÚBLICAS INCLUSIVAS Y QUE PROMUEVAN LA IGUALDAD DE OPORTUNIDADES EN EL MERCADO PÚBLICO

Directiva, dirigida a las autoridades públicas de Chile, que establece conceptos y parámetros básicos para realizar contrataciones públicas inclusivas, dentro del ámbito de las compras públicas sustentables (Sustainable Public Procurement – SPP), en las distintas etapas del proceso de contratación, tomando bajo consideración el marco legal chileno.

Directive, aimed at the public authorities of Chile, that establishes basic concepts and criteria to achieve inclusive public procurement, within the scope of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP), in the different stages of the procurement process, taking into account the Chilean legal framework.

Published in 2014 by
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DIRECTIVA N° 13 INSTRUCCIONES PARA REALIZAR CONTRATACIONES SUSTENTABLES EN EL MERCADO PUBLICO CHILENO

Las Directivas de Contratación Péblica son orientaciones y recomendaciones generales, elaboradas por Ia Dirección ChileCompra, de acuerdo a su función asesora. Esta Directiva busca establecer los conceptos y parámetros básicos que faciliten a los organismos integrantes de Ia Administración del Estado el desarrollar, fomentar y potenciar Ia realización de procedimientos de contratación sustentables de bienes muebles y servicios; y de esta forma, contribuir al desarrollo sustentable del país.

The Public Contracting Directives are guidelines and general recommendations, prepared by the ChileCompra Directorate, according to its advisory function. This Directive seeks to establish the basic concepts and parameters that facilitate the member organizations of the State Administration to develop, promote and promote the performance of sustainable contracting procedures for movable property and services; and in this way, contribute to the sustainable development of the country.

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DIRECTIVA N°23 "ORIENTACIONES SOBRE EL PAGO OPORTUNO A PROVEEDORES EN LOS PROCESOS DE CONTRATACIÔN PUBLICA"

Las Directivas de Contratación Pública son orientaciones y recomendaciones generales, elaboradas por Ia Dirección ChileCompra, de acuerdo a su función asesora. Estas buenas prácticas, que se difunden a través directivas, favorecen una mejor gestión de los procesos de compra, dentro del marco legal vigente.

La presente directiva busca fomentar el pago oportuno, colaborando, de esta forma, con el funcionamiento y desarrollo de los proveedores de menor tamaño.

The Public Procurement Directives are guidelines and general recommendations, prepared by the ChileCompra Directorate, according to its advisory function. These good practices, which are disseminated through directives, favor a better management of the purchasing processes, within the current legal framework.

This directive seeks to encourage timely payment, thereby collaborating with the operation and development of smaller suppliers.

Published in 2015 by
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DIRECTIVA 20: ENFOQUE DE GENERO EN MATERIA DE COMPRAS PUBLICAS

Las Directivas de Contratación Pública son orientaciones y recomendaciones generales, elaboradas por Ia Dirección ChileCompra, de acuerdo a su función asesora. Estas buenas prácticas, que se difunden a través de las directivas, favorecen una mejor gestión de los procesos de compra, dentro del marco legal vigente.
La presente directiva se enmarca en una serie de iniciativas y acciones que, de manera conjunta con diversos actores públicos y privados, está desarrollando la Dirección ChileCompra.

The Public Procurement Directives are guidelines and general recommendations, prepared by the ChileCompra Directorate, according to its advisory function. These good practices, which are disseminated through the directives, favor a better management of the purchasing processes, within the current legal framework.
This directive is part of a series of initiatives and actions that, jointly with various public and private actors, is being developed by the ChileCompra Directorate.

Published in 2015 by
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DIRECTIVA 25: RECOMENDACIONES PARA LA CONTRATACIÓN DE BIENES Y SERVICIOS INCORPORANDO CRITERIOS AMBIENTALES Y DE EFICIENCIA ENERGÉTICA

Las Directivas de Contratación son orientaciones y recomendaciones generales, elaboradas por la Dirección ChileCompra, de acuerdo a su función asesora.
En esta función asesora, ChileCompra considera fundamental establecer los conceptos y parámetros básicos que faciliten a los organismos integrantes de la Administración del Estado el desarrollar, fomentar y potenciar la realización de procedimientos de contratación que contribuyan al desarrollo sustentable del país.

The Contracting Directives are guidelines and general recommendations, prepared by the ChileCompra Directorate, according to its advisory function.
In this advisory role, ChileCompra considers it essential to establish the basic concepts and parameters that facilitate the member organizations of the State Administration to develop, promote and enhance the performance of contracting procedures that contribute to the sustainable development of the country.

Published in 2016 by
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10YFP Progress Brief 2016

This progress brief for the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP) provides the following for the year 2016.

1. 10YFP Highlights of 2016
2. SDGs and Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)
3. 10-Year Framework of Programmes on SCP (10YFP)
4. 10YFP Indicators of Success

Published in 2017 by
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O business case para econinovacao

Esta publicação se propõe a demonstrar o convincente business case para a ecoinovação e como este pode possibilitar a conquista de oportunidades comercialmente interessantes para sua empresa. Você será apresentado a exemplos de empresas que integraram a ecoinovação no cerne de sua estratégia de negócios. Os resultados demonstram benefícios empresariais consideráveis, inclusive: maior acesso ao mercado, criação de valor e crescimento do negócio junto com maior resiliência operacional.

Published in 2014 by
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Eco-innovacion: una oportunidad de negocios (spanish)

Esta publicación se propone demostrar el convincente caso de negocio de la eco innovación y cómo puede este permitir que su empresa forje oportunidades comercialmente interesantes. Se presentarán ejemplos de empresas que han integrado la eco-innovación en el centro de su estrategia de negocio. Los hallazgos demuestran considerables beneficios comerciales que incluyen: mayor acceso al mercado, creación de valores y crecimiento comercial

Published in 2014 by
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Learning to do. Education for Sustainable Living. Practices from around the world.

This brohure is the fourth in a series that focuses on education for sustainable living in formal education systems as well as informal education and provides descriptions of three successful methodologies used around the world. These are:
1. Learning using values-based indicators
2. Active Learning using images and Objects
3. Learning through social innovation, Looking for Likely Alternatives (LOLA)

Published in 2016 by
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Sustainable Lifestyles and Education

Wholesome Nutrition: an example for a sustainable diet

‘Wholesome Nutrition’ is a concept of sustainable nutrition that was developed at the
University of Giessen in the 1980s. In this concept, health and the ecologic, economic, social and cultural dimensions of nutrition are equally important. The present concept of ‘Sustainable Nutrition’ analyses the food supply chain at all stages from input-production and primary production to processing, distribution, preparation, consumption and waste disposal. It includes seven action-oriented principles.

Published in 2016 by
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Sustainable Food Systems Programme