NEWS FROM THE SPPEL PROJECT
Welcome to the first edition of the Sustainable Public Procurement and Ecolabelling project newsletter!The SPPEL newsletter will keep you updated, on a bi-annual basis, with the progress and development of the UNEP SPPEL project which aims at accelerating the shift to SPP and the spread of eco-labelling. This issue will present the SPPEL project, and progress made at both national (p.3-4) and regional (p.6-8) levels. You will also find an interview of Arab Hoballah, Chief of the Sustainable Lifestyles, Cities and Industry Branch, on the importance of sustainable public procurement in developing sustainable economies (p.5). Last but not least, you will also be able to discover more about the communication strategies used in the project (p.9) and get connected to all SPP & EL-related news around the world (p.10). Enjoy your reading!