2019 Annual Report on the State of Sustainable Public...

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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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Literature Review Memo on SDGs and Procurement

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This memo is an analysis of the current landscape of available literature and tools that connect the SDGs and procurement. The scoping study explores the existing guidance, methods and tools that help procurement advance towards sustainability, identifies potential organizations and initiatives to partner with, and suggests methods to measure and communicate the sustainability impacts or outcomes of procurement.

SPP Index Methodology: SDG indicator 12.7.1

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UN Environment has developed a methodology for the measurement of SDG Target Indicator 12.7.1, which promotes "public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities”. The indicator should assess whether countries (i) have developed SPP policies and actions plans and (ii) are implementing them. The 12.7.1 methodology is aimed at national governments, guiding policy makers and practitioners.

Leveraging institutional food procurement for linking...

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Institutional food procurement programmes (IFPPs) refer to initiatives that are designed to link institutional demand for food to broader development objectives. In developing countries, IFPPs are increasingly viewed as approaches that facilitate the transformation of local food systems. This publication shares lessons from the Purchase for Progress (P4P) pilot initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), as well as Brazil’s National School Feeding Programme (PNAE) and the public

De la Charte au Label “Relations Fournisseurs et...

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En coordination avec la Médiation des entreprises et avec le soutien d’EcoVadis, Hugues Poissonnier, économiste et docteur en Sciences de gestion analyse les retours d’expériences de Directions Achats lancées dans la grande aventure de l’obtention du label “Relations Fournisseurs et Achats Responsables”…
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Le contrat et les clauses RSE, leviers incontournables...

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Il y a peu d’études sur les clauses RSE, et les pratiques en la matière sont en évolution constante, spécialement dans ce nouveau contexte de pression légale et sociétale. Pour être au plus près de la pratique, EcoVadis a conduit en partenariat avec Affectio Mutandi une étude inédite auprès de plus de 550 entreprises dans le monde, aussi bien acheteurs que fournisseurs.
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Procurement Guidelines: State Public Procurement Agency...

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An important factor in any sustainable acquisition is to reduce the negative impact upon environment of the product/service during their life-cycle. This guide aims to provide an analysis of the national framework, procedures of public acquisitions and best practices regarding to the possibility for public institutions to consider environmental aspects in public acquisitions and to deliver the results related to sustainable development to protect the environment.

Transforming tourism through sustainable procurement

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This publication aims to introduce the strategic role that sustainable procurement can play to transform tourism by scaling up the market of sustainable products and services in the sector, enabling the reduction of GHG emissions and the shift towards a more resilient, resource efficient development. The document intends to inform dialogues on how best to incorporate circularity and sustainability in procurement practices of tourism businesses and illustrate to which extend tourism professionals have already successfully done so. It is addressed to corporate buyers and business leaders in the tourism sector as well as policy makers. It has been developed as part of the United Nations Environment Programme work on sustainable consumption and production in the tourism value chain.
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Operational Purchasing Guide from Social Economy...

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This project aims to provide an operational purchasing guide from SEEs to Quebec organizations that have committed to purchase from them. This guide serves as an inventory of good practices to be implemented at the key stages of the procurement process to ensure that the SEEs is taken into account. It focuses on buying from SEEs more than on the larger “social purchasing” concept.

Responsible Purchasing Barometer

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The Barometer was deployed so that organizations could have a practical tool to objectively identify their standing in terms of sustainable procurement. It also gives them access to a personalized summary of their organization’s procurement performance to allow them to be able to assess how they measure up to the market compared to other organizations. Furthermore, it is simple and quick means to update your knowledge in regard to responsible procurement.

Total Cost of Ownership calculators

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The Total Cost of Ownership analysis provides a sustainability assessment by taking into account the total life cycle costs of a project when analyzing various solutions. More specifically, it aims to extend the concept of price in the calculation of tenders to include various maintenance, monitoring and other related costs incurred during the possession of the product until its end of life.

Responsible purchasing cards tailored for Canada's...

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To provide tangible support to requisitioners and purchasing agents seeking to make sustainable acquisitions, ECPAR has developed a series of sustainable purchasing sheets on common goods and services; eight of them are publicly available. Designed to meet the needs of different types of users (buyers, sustainability team, final user), these sheets include those sections: before buying, sustainable purchasing, rationale and additional information and references.

Green Public Procurement in the Republic of Korea: A...

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The overall objective of the study is to present the Republic of Korea’s GPP impact measurement methodology, to compare it to others used by other public authorities internationally and to pilot a macro-economic analysis of the economic and environmental impacts of the Republic of Korea’s GPP policy in order to improve the approaches used by the government to estimate GPP impacts and benefits. Also, it provides guidance to governments reforming their GPP policies and measurement approaches.