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.

Évaluations RSE des fournisseurs et achats publics...

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L’ensemble des contrats de la commande publique (achats publics et concessions) était estimé en 2017 à près de 2000 milliards d’euros par an pour l’ensemble de l’Union européenne (14% du PIB), 200 milliards pour la France. Véritable levier pour les Etats et les collectivités territoriales, l’Achat Public Responsable (APR) peut avoir un impact conséquent sur le développement durable à travers le monde, favorisant l’innovation sociale et accélérant la transition vers une économie verte.
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Toward Sustainable Public Procurement - A Best Practice...

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Public spending represents as much as 14 percent of the GDP in the European Union. This level of expenditure presents a great opportunity for cities, states and agencies: Through their procurement practices, they can deliver a major impact on sustainability performance across the world, helping drive innovation and accelerating the transition toward a green economy.
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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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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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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 on nudging. Nudging - a tool that can be used to promote behavior that is beneficial to individuals and to society as a whole. In order to reduce environmental and health impacts to sustainable levels, our lifestyles and consumption patterns need to change. To facilitate these changes new policy measures and instruments are needed. Consumption is controlled by habits to a large extent and society could enable sustainable choices in various ways, for example by using different forms of nudging - to gently lead people in a desirable direction.
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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 Business. Each part contains various policy instruments with detailed and practical guide elaborating basic concept, policy goals, legal basis, major milestones, working mechanism, implementing procedure, strength, challenges, major outcomes and future plans for improvement of the policy. At the end of each policy section, information documents and online website are listed for further reference for readers. Part 1 incorporates Korea Eco-labeling, Carbon Footprint Labeling, Green Building Certification, and Green Store Certification, which aim to provide information on environmental performances and/or eco-friendliness of products, building and retail store so that consumers can make an informed decision. Part 2 encompasses policy instruments and activities, including Green Public Procurement, Green Credit Card, and ECO-EXPO KOREA, designed to stimulate and incentivize sustainable consumption and lifestyle. Part 3 includes policy instruments and incentives such as Eco-Business Award, GREEN-UP, and Eco-Design Program that promote sustainable business practices. The second section, included in the extended version of the Policy Handbook, provides laws, regulations, and guidelines that underpin the respective policies described in the Policy Handbook as follows: Sustainable Consumption and Production in General Act and Enforcement Decree on Promotion of Purchase of Green Products Korea Eco-labeling Operational Rule of the Korea Eco-labeling Carbon Footprint Labeling Guideline for Carbon Footprint of Products; Regulation on the Operational Procedure of Carbon Footprint Labeling Green Building Certification Act on Support for the Establishment of Green Buildings; Regulation on Green Building Certification Green Credit Card Guideline for the Operation of the Green Credit Card System Green Store Certification Regulation on Operational Process for Green Store Certification
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SPP, Ecolabels and Sustainability Standards -...

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This document contains all the presentations from the Working Group's in person meeting held on the 27th of June in Zurich, Switzerland.
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SPP, Ecolabels and Sustainability Standards -...

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Working Group 4b was established as a space for knowledge sharing and interaction between public procurers on the one hand, and private standard or ecolabel organisations and users on the other hand. This document provides a summary of this year’s annual meeting. In addition to this summary, the full presentations from the annual meeting are available on the SCP Clearinghouse.
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GECA's Positive Procurement Pledge

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At GECA, we’re challenging businesses, government agencies, industry groups and non-governmental organisations around the world to take our Positive Procurement Pledge. Pledgers will commit to developing, documenting and implementing a sustainable procuremen...

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