Transforming tourism through sustainable procurement

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This publication aims to introduce the strategic role that sustainable procurement can play to transform tourism by scaling up the market of sustainable products and services in the sector, enabling the reduction of GHG emissions and the shift towards a more resilient, resource efficient development. The document intends to inform dialogues on how best to incorporate circularity and sustainability in procurement practices of tourism businesses and illustrate to which extend tourism professionals have already successfully done so. It is addressed to corporate buyers and business leaders in the tourism sector as well as policy makers. It has been developed as part of the United Nations Environment Programme work on sustainable consumption and production in the tourism value chain.
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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.
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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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Promoting the Participation of SMEs in Green Public...

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"This report presents valuable case studies and best practices on how to actively promote the participation of SMEs in Green Public Procurement. It was produced in the framework of the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement programme working group 3C, lead by Ms. Sylvia Aguilar, CEGESTI, whose main objectives were to identify the barriers that SMEs face in public procurement, and to collect case studies of programmes actively promoting the participation of SMEs in Green Public Procurement."
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Presentation of the SPP and Eco-labelling experience in...

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This presentation authored by Ms. Danielle Mulder (Action Sustainability) features the SPP and Eco-labelling experience in Australia. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project.
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EU GPP Policy and Ecolabel (Asia-Pacific GPPEL Training...

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This presentation authored by Mr. Robert Kaukewitsch and Mr.Jiannis Kougoulis (EU) features the EU GPP Policy and Ecolabel. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project. The presentation can be viewed as a video on the SCP Clearinghouse Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49N810V-aLA&feature=youtu.be
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Sustainable Public Procurement in the United States...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Tim Reeve (Reeve consulting) features the Sustainable Public Procurement in the United States. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project.
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Sustainable Public Procurement in the Canadian...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Tim Reeve (Reeve consulting) features the trends and best practices for Sustainable Public Procurement in the Canadian Context. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project.
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Presentation of the "Sustainable United Nations"...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Farid Yaker (UN Environment) features the "Sustainable United Nations" initiative and of the 10YFP SPP and Consumer Information programme. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project.
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Introduction to EPEAT (Asia-Pacific GPPEL Training...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Jonathan Rifkin and Ms.Melanie Bower (GEC) features the EPEAT rating system. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project. The presentation can be viewed as a video on the SCP Clearinghouse Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4izVK6yp7JY
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ISO 20400: Sustainable Procurement (Asia-Pacific GPPEL...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Josh Jacobs(EL) features the new ISO 20400 standard on sustainable procurement. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project.
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SPP Experience in Europe (Asia-Pacific GPPEL Training...

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This presentation authored by Ms.Aure Adell features the experience of Sustainable Public Procurement experience in Europe. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2016 in Beijing, China, co-organized by UN Environment and China Environmental United Certification Center(MEP CEC), in the framework of the “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and eco-labelling in the ASEAN+3 region” project.
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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. Considering these benefits, integrating EE offers many opportunities to the 6 10YFP programmes. This background paper is intended to provide an overview of how EE can be positioned in in each of them.
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Webinar on How to successfully implement a sustainable...

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In the past 10 years, sustainable procurement programmes and networks have flourished across the globe as they respond to a growing need of sustainability and procurement professionals, especially in public organisations: what are the great ideas out there? What are others doing? What do best practices look like? And, most of all, how can we work together and collaborate to achieve our sustainable procurement objectives? Sustainable Choice commissioned Planet Procurement to benchmark 6 successful sustainable procurement programmes in order to identify best practices and lessons learned: 1. Sustainable choice – Local Government NSW; 2. 3AR - Association Aquitaine des Achats Publics Responsables, based in France; 3. SPLC - Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council, based in the United States; 4. Procura + Network, a European initiative; 5. RGO - Réseau Grand Ouest Commande Publique et Développement Durable, based in France; 6. APE - Acquisti Pubblici Ecologici, based in the North of Italy. The objectives of the webinar were to: 1. Share lessons learned of the 6 programmes that were part of the benchmarking study; 2. Build knowledge around successful sustainable procurement programmes; 3. Create connections between sustainable procurement programme managers.
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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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