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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Measuring and Communicating the Benefits of Sustainable...

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Even though Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) is now recognized as an effective tool to improve consumption and production patterns, a standardized and comprehensive methodology for measuring and communicating the benefits of these programs remains elusive....

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The Seoul Declaration on Mitigating Climate Change...

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The Seoul Declaration has been initiated at a meeting organized on 19-20 November 2015 in Seoul, South Korea, by the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the “Measurement of climat...

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WEBINAR PRESENTATION ON THE UNITED NATIONS INITIATIVE...

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE), Cities and Lifestyles Unit, hosted a webinar on the United Nations initiative on Sustainable Procurement in the Health sector. The webinar took place on...

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WEBINAR PRESENTATION ON PROMOTING OZONE AND CLIMATE...

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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) hosted a webinar on the "Promoting Ozone and Climate friendly refrigerants and air conditioning (R/AC) technologies through Sustainable Public Procurement"....

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1st ASEAN+3 GPPEL Network webinar presentation

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As part of the Chinese and KEITI funded project "Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on Green Public Procurement and Eco-Labelling in the ASEAN+3 region", UNEP will host 2 webinars over the course of 2015 with the intention of increasing k...

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Report on nudging as a tool for sustainable behaviour

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In connection with a Government commission on measures for a sustainable consumption, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency mandated the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University to conduct a research study...

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ABC OF SCP Clarifying Concepts On Sustainable...

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This publication “ABC of SCP” aims to clarify the main terms and concepts related to sustainable consumption and production, and other terms associated with sustainable development, and the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD). The main objective...

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Tapping Resource Efficiency Potential in India

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Cities contribute to 80% of the economic growth, while also comsuming 75% of the world’s natural resources. India is witnessing rapid urbanisation, with approximately 31% of its population living in cities. This trajectory requires us to find a way of achiev...

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Buy Fair- A guide to the public purchasing of Fair...

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This leaflet is meant to provide clear and simple advice for public authorities wishing to purchase Fair Trade products. The guide includes the following: -An introduction to Fair Trade -Advice on minimising legal uncertainties in procurement -Actual text t...

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GPP support tools by the European Commission

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The European Commission is providing support to contracting authorities interested in buying green by various means, e.g. voluntary GPP criteria for priority product groups, a GPP Helpdesk guidance documents, best practice cases, a GPP news alert. All of this...

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