Circular Procurement in the Public Sector

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Recycling Council of Ontario and the City of Toronto have a longstanding relationship to support and promote waste reduction, and co-hosted workshops aimed at developing a circular economy strategy that leverages circular procurement, and providing a similar r...

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LIFE Level(s) (Life for Lca Lcc Level(s))

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The project Life for Lca Lcc Level(s), (shorter: LIFE Level(s)), is co funded by the LIFE Programme of the European Commission. It started on 1st of October 2019 and will end in 30th of September 2022. The main idea of the project is to mainstream sustainable...

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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.

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.

Construction of Circl pavilion, Amsterdam

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BAM were involved in the design and construction of Circl Amsterdam, a new building for ABN Amro bank, completed in 2017. This involved facilitation of workshops and engagement with BAM's supply chain partners to offer circular solutions for the client.
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US EPA Recommendations of Product Environmental...

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The US EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels - covering 20 product categories - leverage the US federal government's vast purchasing power to bring clarity to the market, promote environmentally sustainable products, and realize lifecycle cost savings. Moreover, the Recommendations increase market confidence in existing private sector initiatives that have demonstrated positive, measurable, and meaningful change in the environmental performance of products and services.
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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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Monitoring the Shift to Sustainable Consumption and...

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This report constitutes an initial proposal to support the monitoring of SCP-related targets of the SDGs, using the SEEA framework. The report also proposes the development of a strategy for capacity building in the context of responding to the need for harmonized and quality assured indicators.
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Sustainble Consumption and Production Indicators for...

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The present discussion paper highlights a number of potential indicators for a sub-‐set of the SCP‐related targets in the proposed SDGs. The purpose is to contribute to the development of an integrated, science­‐based set of indicators to monitor progress towards SCP patterns which supports the achievement of the SDGs.
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Palestine - Sustainable Consumption and Production...

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The Sustainable Consumption and Production National Action Plan (SCP-NAP) for Palestine is one of the main outputs of the SwitchMed program that had been executed in the Mediterranean region with UN Environment support. SCP is one of the concepts being implemented in Palestine and this NAP draws a roadmap mainstreaming the concept in three relevant sectors: Tourism, Housing and Construction, Agriculture and Food.
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Maroc (Morocco) Plan Cadre National pour les MCPD -...

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Le secteur de la construction est un secteur économique important pour le Maroc dans la mesure où il crée de la richesse et de l'emploi, mobilise l'épargne des ménages et dynamise les secteurs industriel (ciments, produits métallurgiques, produits sanitaires) et miniers. Ce secteur a contribué, en 2010, au PIB national à hauteur de 6,5%. Il a généré plus d’un million d’emplois ainsi qu’un encours de crédits immobiliers d’environ 200 milliards de Dhs.
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