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.

Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

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Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on the environmental impacts of the brick sector and the potential to mitigate these impacts through an inclusive economic strategy that supports economic growth needed to fuel development in the state.
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UN Environment: 10 years of action to accelerate the...

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his case study summarizes 10 years of action of UN Environment in the field of Sustainable Procurement. From 2008 to 2017, UN Environment supported 18 countries on SPP implementation through the UN Environment SPP Approach. The organization took a leading role in the establishment and development of the One Planet (10YFP) SPP Programme, an international collaborative platform which develops solutions to improve the performance of SPP, monitor and supports implementation throughout the world.
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Green Enterprise Mela- Bihar

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The Green Enterprise Mela provided a platform and brought together various stakeholders from the government and private sectors to create dialogue to promote fly ash bricks (FAB) in Bihar , India.
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Book "On the Road to Green Modernization of the...

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The book contains the information on the main tools of the green economy as the basis for a model of sustainable consumption and production, combined with methodological recommendations and practical examples on the use of such tools, including SPP.
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SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring in...

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This case study shows how Suwon undertook successful SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring. Selected as a city for the “SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring” that is currently being carried out in Asia under the One Planet Network, Suwon kicked off the project in March 2017 and set the target for increasing the ratio of the annual Green Public Procurement (GPP) to over 40% and that of Recycled Asphalt Con¬crete (RAC) to more than 20%.
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GPP support tools by the European Commission

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The European Commission is providing support to contracting authorities interested in buying green by various means, e.g. voluntary GPP criteria for priority product groups, a GPP Helpdesk guidance documents, best practice cases, a GPP news alert. All of this can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/environment/gpp/index_en.htm Attached is our latest publication on Circular Procurement.
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