The Impacts of Sustainable Public Procurement: Eight Illustrative Case Studies

Published in 2013 by

Type of document: Scientific, technical, research

The SPP impact study is a joint project of UNEP and of the Swiss-led Marrakech Task Force on SPP. The study aims at demonstrating the benefits of sustainable public procurement on developing, developed and in transition countries. It also seeks to initiate a methodology to quantify the sustainable
development and market impacts of SPP activities: increased availability of sustainable goods and
services, strengthening of productive capacities and export capacities, employment creation, improved labor conditions, reduced energy and water consumption, reduced GHG emissions, increased competitiveness of green industries, uptake of green technologies, more efficient use of natural resources, etc.