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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UN Environment: 10 years of action to accelerate the...

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his case study summarizes 10 years of action of UN Environment in the field of Sustainable Procurement. From 2008 to 2017, UN Environment supported 18 countries on SPP implementation through the UN Environment SPP Approach. The organization took a leading role...

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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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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 b...

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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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Webinar presentation on ''Human Rights and Sustainable...

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The webinar on “Human Rights and Sustainable Procurement: Emerging good practices and lessons learned” was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, Cities and Lifestyles Unit, this webinar is co-org...

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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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Measuring the link between public procurment and...

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This paper presents the findings of a recent OECD project on the measurement of the link between public procurement and innovation. Taking the OECD science and technology measurement frameworks as the starting point, the reports highlights what concepts, defin...

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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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the ABC for Sustainable Cities

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Global events such as Rio+20, the Summit for the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, the COP 21, and the Habitat III conference show how the international community increasingly recognizes that many so...

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WEBINAR PRESENTATION ON SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT...

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) hosted a webinar on the "Sustainable Public Procurement and the Circular Economy". The webinar took place on 3 February and was co-organized with GPP2020,...

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Monitoring Sustainable Public Procurement...

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Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) is increasingly used by procuring entities to advance sustainable development. However, few public organizations have yet developed and implemented effective monitoring systems to measure their SPP activities (and the propo...

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Report on the COP 21 side event on "Reducing GHG...

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), together with the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability organized a side event at the COP21 on "Reducing GHG emissions through Sustainable Pub...

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