Leveraging institutional food procurement for linking...

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Institutional food procurement programmes (IFPPs) refer to initiatives that are designed to link institutional demand for food to broader development objectives. In developing countries, IFPPs are increasingly viewed as approaches that facilitate the transformation of local food systems. This publication shares lessons from the Purchase for Progress (P4P) pilot initiative of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), as well as Brazil’s National School Feeding Programme (PNAE) and the public

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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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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US EPA Recommendations of Product Environmental...

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The US EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels - covering 20 product categories - leverage the US federal government's vast purchasing power to bring clarity to the market, promote environmentally sustainable products, and realize lifecycle cost savings. Moreover, the Recommendations increase market confidence in existing private sector initiatives that have demonstrated positive, measurable, and meaningful change in the environmental performance of products and services.
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Case Study 8: The Story of Roubaix

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Lacking the power to implement waste collection and management practices, Roubaix had to find new ways to transition to zero waste. The Town is addressing waste at source, by creating a vibrant constellation of actors committed to reducing their waste, including families, schools and businesses.
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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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