Scaling up Voluntary Sustainability Standards through...

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This 4th Flagship Report of the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards (UNFSS) aims to provide an understanding of the role of government as a vehicle to drive the adoption of VSS. The effectiveness of VSS to contribute to sustainable development partly depends on their degree of adoption by economic operators. In this respect, governments can play a significant role through public procurement and trade policy.
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Herost, an impact platform promoting sustainable travel...

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Herost, which means “Hosts are Heroes” is an international network and online impact platform dedicated to the promotion of sustainable, community-driven tourism destinations and experiences, including accommodations, activities and tours. In this COVID...

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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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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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The introduction of the Green Class standard in...

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Our objectives are to support the sustainable functioning of educational institutions and promote the sustainable development of education. It will allow the creation of a more comfortable and healthy environment for training, save resources, reduce the load...

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SPP & CI-SCP Working Group - Improving Collaboration...

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The objectives of the working group are to improve the implementation of sustainable public procurement (SPP) through ecolabels and standards – by developing tools and sharing good practice – and to improve dialogue between the two fields (SPP and sustaina...

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HANDBOOK ON SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT (Integration...

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Public Procurement is closely interconnected with an implementation of the sustainable development goals on the practice. Given priority to environmentally friendly products and environmentally safety services, which comply with green standards and rules, is an efficient tool in solving of many economic, environmental and social challenges at different levels.
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