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The Procura+ Manual: A Guide to Implementing Sustainable Procurement

Type of document: Training materials, toolkits

The Procura+ Manual provides clear, easy-to-understand guidance for any European public authority on how to implement sustainable procurement. This fully updated and revised edition of the Procura+ Manual aims to position sustainable procurement in the current economic, political and legal framework. As with previous editions, it acts as a central point of reference for public authorities and others wishing to understand and implement sustainable procurement.

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The Procura+ Manual includes: • practical advice on how to integrate sustainability into procurement; • a model for systematically implementing sustainable procurement – the Procura+ Management Cycle; • an exploration of the possibilities for sustainable and innovation procurement set out within the 2014 Directives, including how they can be applied in practice; • key guidance on sustainable procurement approaches for six high-priority product groups – construction, IT equipment, cleaning products, food, vehicles and electricity; and • links and references throughout the text to good practice examples from around Europe, more detailed information on the product groups covered and a variety of further implementation tools.