Responsible Procurement Barometer 2020

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The 2020 Barometer enables organizations in Québec and Canada to objectively self-assess and compare themselves to their peers and over time. In keeping with the political commitment to contribute to the attainment of sustainable development, the 2020 Barometer also evaluates the contribution of sustainable procurement to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the United Nations Environment Pro- gramme (UNEP).

Buyer Groups SPP

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15 Buyer Groups were initiated in 2020 as a follow up of the Green Deal Circular Procurement (2013-2020). The Green Deal's success was the focus on practioner's and learning by doing: do a pilot and share knowledge. The Buyer Groups are a next step in changin...

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Sustainable Public Procurement in Russia

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Development of criteria for green public procurement and mechanisms for their implementation. Mastering and broadcasting the best world experience at the international and federal levels.
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World Ecolabel Day 2020

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More than 50 countries around the world celebrate World Ecolabel Day in October. It’s a day to focus on ecolabel products and services that are proven to be environmentally preferable and performance tested, so you are ensured the best products for your heal...

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Scaling up Voluntary Sustainability Standards through...

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This 4th Flagship Report of the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) aims to provide an understanding of the role of government as a vehicle to drive the adoption of VSS. The effectiveness of VSS to contribute to sustainable development partly depends on their degree of adoption by economic operators. In this respect, governments can play a significant role through public procurement and trade policy.
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Recommendations for GPP Incentive Mechanisms

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This report is one of the outcomes from the ‘Asia-Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project’ launched by the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI). The report has been prepared by SMaRT ECO Co., the Implementing Agency of the Project, under the close collaboration with the Pollution Control Department under the Ministry of Natural Resource & Environment of Thailand.

Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership...

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The Asia-Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project aims to establish the foundation for Green Public Procurement (GPP) and promote its implementation by strengthening the capacities of partner countries and providing support for the creation of a market for environmentally-friendly products and services by transferring the experience of Korea in operating GPP and eco-labeling scheme.

Asia-Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership...

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The "Asia-Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project" is launched to provide customized consultation and implementation assistance to the developing countries in the Asia- Pacific region regarding Green Public Procurement (GPP). This pilot project aims to support the development of GPP-related policy basis and green market through international cooperation in order to facilitate the implementation of GPP in the Asia- Pacific region.

Galvanizing Action: Strategies to Maximize Engagement...

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More and more public sector organizations are obliged to integrate sustainability into purchasing decisions. However, sustainable purchasing leads still face challenges in convincing their management and in engaging and educating their procurement teams. Read this whitepaper to see how public sectors leaders successfully confronted this challenge and turned it into an opportunity.

Compras institucionales de alimentos de los pequeños...

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El presente estudio de la FAO ofrece un análisis general del caso brasileño y el proceso de aprendizaje con respecto a los programas de compras institucionales de alimentos, a saber, el Programa de Adquisición de Alimentos (Programa de Aquisição de Alimentos [PAA]) y el Programa Nacional de Alimentación Escolar (Programa Nacional de Alimentação Escolar [PNAE]).