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 har...

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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 progr...

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Webinar presentation on ''Human Rights and Sustainable...

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The webinar on “Human Rights and Sustainable Procurement: Emerging good practices and lessons learned” was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, Cities and Lifestyles Unit, this webinar is co-org...

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Asia-Pacific GPPEL Webinar: The Linkages between GPP &...

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This is the presentation from the Asia-Pacific GPP & Ecolabelling Webinar on the "Linkages between GPP & Ecolabelling", held on July 29, 2016, focused on the experience of China and Japan in the combined use of GPP and ecolabelling. Main speakers: - Mr. Koba...

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT OF LED LIGHTING IN EUROPEAN UNION...

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The report provides a detailed overview of the current status of Green Public Procurement (GPP) activities in European Union Member States. Based on the analysis of the present situation and future plans in individual countries, recommendations are made for LE...

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Using Product-Service Systems to Enhance Sustainable...

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Product-service systems (PSS) are an innovative business approach that shifts the traditional business focus from selling physical products only (e.g. a washing machine) to selling a mix of products and services (e.g. cleaning services) that are jointly capabl...

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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: A GLOBAL REVIEW 2013

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This report contains the findings of an investigation into the national government SPP/GPP policies and practices around the world. The policies, programmes, drivers, barriers, needs and opportunities in SPP/GPP are examined, based on an analysis of recent lit...

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The Impacts of Sustainable Public Procurement: Eight...

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The SPP impact study is a joint project of UNEP and of the Swiss-led Marrakech Task Force on SPP. The study aims at demonstrating the benefits of sustainable public procurement on developing, developed and in transition countries. It also seeks to initiate a m...

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Procurement at UNDP: Enabling development results

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Driven by the growth of programme areas, procurement has become increasingly central to the achievement of development results. While UNDP addresses a number of climate change issues across its thematic focus areas, these problems cannot be tackled without mak...

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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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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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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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