Webinar February 14: Using purchasing to drive...

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There’s still a lot of work to do to reach a sustainable life cycle for IT products. Some of the most pressing issues include the overuse of finite natural resources, alarming amounts of e-waste as well as violations of workers’ rights and labour laws in t...

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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 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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Energy Efficiency and the 10YFP. Background Paper for...

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Energy Efficiency (EE) is an important for mitigating climate change, but also for deriving economic benefits and competitive advantage. According to the IEA, EE alone could contribute 49% of the GHG reduction required for adhering to the 2°C limit. Consideri...

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NEWS FROM THE SPPEL PROJECT

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Welcome to the first edition of the Sustainable Public Procurement and Ecolabelling project newsletter!The SPPEL newsletter will keep you updated, on a bi-annual basis, with the progress and development of the UNEP SPPEL project which aims at accelerating the...

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FIFTH NEWSLETTER OF THE 10YFP SPP PROGRAMME

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The fifth newsletter of the 10YFP SPP programme is now available! The newsletter serves as a key communication tool to keep you up-to-date on the programme's progress towards its two major goals of building the case for SPP and supporting SPP implementation...

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Transform Together — The 2030 Initiative for...

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Transform Together is a multi-stakeholder partnership created to support the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a focus on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 12, Responsible Consumption and Production. Transform Together does this b...

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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC)

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This 1-page document provides a brief introduction to SPLC's Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing. About the SPLC The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) is a charitable organization whose mission is to support and recognize purc...

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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...

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Sustainable Public Procurement Implementation...

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Public spending, which represents between 15 % and 30% of GDP in a given country, can help drive markets towards innovation and sustainability, thereby enabling green growth and the transition to a green economy. Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) has be...

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Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing

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Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing Version 1.0 The Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing is intended to help organizations improve environmental, social, and economic performance within their supply chains by implementing a strate...

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Event - Launch - TCO Certified, generation 8. December...

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Join us in Brussels on December 4th 2018, for the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8. In this latest generation of sustainability criteria for IT products, TCO Certified will help purchasers and industry take a more circular approach in progressing tow...

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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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