Buy Fair- A guide to the public purchasing of Fair...

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This leaflet is meant to provide clear and simple advice for public authorities wishing to purchase Fair Trade products. The guide includes the following: -An introduction to Fair Trade -Advice on minimising legal uncertainties in procurement -Actual text t...

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Working with the market to procure sustainable...

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Five case studies from the City of Barcelona, the London Borough of Bromley, the Municipality of Cascais, the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) and the Municipality of Kolding
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SCP Targets and Indicators and the SDGs

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Based on the review of official documents, reports, and United Nations processes, through an extensive methodology that is detailed in the Annex of the present paper, the following SCP targets and indicators have been identified as being among the most importa...

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Advance Copy : SCP Targets and Indicators

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The United Nations and its Member States are currently crafting a post-2015 development agenda to build on the Millennium Development Goals. Outcomes of previous UN Summits, including Rio+20 in 2012, have shown that the objective of shifting to sustainable con...

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Sustainability of Supply Chains and Sustainable Public...

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Sustainable public procurement often draws upon a worldwide market – globalization in the business sector has resulted in dramatic growth in the cross- border movement of commodities and goods. As a result, we now see an increase in the complexity of supp...

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The Business Case for Eco-Innovation

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This publication sets out to demonstrate the compelling business case for eco-innovation and how it can enable your company to carve out commercially interesting opportunities. You are presented with examples from companies that have integrated eco-innovat...

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ABC OF SCP Clarifying Concepts On Sustainable...

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This publication “ABC of SCP” aims to clarify the main terms and concepts related to sustainable consumption and production, and other terms associated with sustainable development, and the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). The main objective...

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Draft Guidelines for Product Environmental Performance...

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The draft guidelines were developed by EPA, the General Services Administration (GSA), and other federal agencies following several listening sessions with a wide range of stakeholders. The sessions focused on how the federal government can be more sustainable...

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Sustainable Public Procurement in the Sao Paulo State...

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A growing number of developing and emerging countries are designing and implementing SPP programs, often in partnership with international development organizations and research institutes. As part of its research on SPP, the International Institute for Sustai...

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Governmental Use of Voluntary Standards: Innovation in...

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The report aims to provide an overview of the models of governmental engagement in using voluntary standards. This study is based on ten country case studies that were developed through the “Governmental Use of Voluntary Standards” project, carried out by...

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Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing

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Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing Version 1.0 The Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing is intended to help organizations improve environmental, social, and economic performance within their supply chains by implementing a strate...

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Policy Handbook for Sustainable Consumption and...

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The Policy Handbook for Sustainable Consumption and Production of Korea is comprised of two sections. The first section is Policy Handbook, which is divided into three parts, namely Consumer Information; Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyle; and Sustainable...

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Sustainable Public Procurement Implementation...

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Public spending, which represents between 15 % and 30% of GDP in a given country, can help drive markets towards innovation and sustainability, thereby enabling green growth and the transition to a green economy. Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) has be...

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Report on nudging as a tool for sustainable behaviour

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In connection with a Government commission on measures for a sustainable consumption, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency mandated the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University to conduct a research study...

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