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 lifec...

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Criteria for Vietnam Green Label - LED for the Project...

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Criteria for certification of LED products so as to a) Encourage sustainable production and consumption; strengthen the competitiveness of the products entitled to carry the Vietnam Green Label on the markets; b) Reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions throug...

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Criteria for Vietnam Green Label Copiers for the...

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Criteria for the certification of standard format copiers so as to a) Encourage sustainable consumption and production; strengthen the competitiveness of the products entitled to carry Vietnam Green Label on the market; b) Reduce green gas emissions through...

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SPP Guidelines Integrating Sustainability Criteria for...

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According to the Action Plan, SCP aims to transform production and consumption towards greater resource and energy efficiency, promote renewable material and energy sources; reuse, reduce, and recycle waste; and maintain ecological sustainability throughout th...

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SPP Guidelines Integrating Sustainability Criteria for...

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According to the Action Plan, SCP aims to transform production and consumption towards greater resource and energy efficiency, promote renewable material and energy sources; reuse, reduce, and recycle waste; and maintain ecological sustainability throughout th...

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SPP Guidelines Integrating Sustainability Criteria for...

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According to the Action Plan, SCP aims to transform production and consumption towards greater resource and energy efficiency, promote renewable material and energy sources; reuse, reduce, and recycle waste; and maintain ecological sustainability throughout th...

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Sustainable Public Procurement Action Plan for the...

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The SPP Action Plan is developed with the overall aim to promote the implementation of SPP in Vietnam, especially in State agencies through capacity building, communication, and promotion of eco-label use (Vietnam Green Label, Energy Star label, etc.) as a mai...

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Factsheets on sustainable public procurement in...

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The “Factsheets on Sustainable Public Procurement in national governments” is a supplement to the 2017 Global Review of Sustainable Public Procurement. It features 40 country factsheets that illustrate the current state of sustainable public procurement (...

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Comparative Analysis of Green Public Procurement and...

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This report compares Green Public Procurement (GPP) programs from four leading Asian countries (China, Japan, Korea and Thailand) to understand what the frameworks and key success factors that result in high impact green and sustainable procurement are. It loo...

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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 a...

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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 mee...

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Zero Waste Case Study: the Story of Beçanson

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Located in Eastern France, the city of Besançon has rolled out an extensive system of decentralized composting, managing to cover 70% of its population and to significantly reduce the waste sent for disposal. Learn how they did it!
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Zero Waste Case Study: The Story of Sardinia

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Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management. With a separate collection rate of 3.8%, this popular tourist island used to send all the remaining waste to landfills and incineration. However, a strategy based on the...

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Purchaser Guide for Addressing Labor and Human Rights...

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Institutional purchasers, both public and private sector, are increasingly interested in procuring products which are environmentally preferable and have been produced in a socially responsible manner. This Guide provides examples of procurement questions and...

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