2019 Annual Report on the State of Sustainable Public Procurement in Canada

Published in 2019 by

Type of document: Communication / Awareness Raising

The Municipal Collaboration for Sustainable Procurement (MCSP) released this 2019 Report on the
State of Sustainable Public Procurement in Canada, which highlights national sustainable procurement trends, showcases member benchmarking and accomplishments, and features success stories from across the country.

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The report highlights trends in Canadian sustainable public procurement in the following areas: circular and zero-waste procurement on the rise, municipalities and universities prioritizing social value in procurement, public sector responding to the growing climate movement, P-chard purchases generating rapid results, third party certifications enabling organizations to buy social with confidence, cross-functional teams driving sustainable purchasing impacts, and a rise in cooperative purchasing. The report also sheds light on MCSP best practice framework, showcases 2019 member benchamarking and program developments, and features success stories from MCSP members.