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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Sustainable Tourism Sustainable Tourism

Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

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Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on the environmental impacts of the brick sector and the potential to mitigate these impacts through an inclusive economic strategy that supports economic growth needed to fuel development in the state.
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Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

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 (SPP) policies, activities, programmes, and monitoring and evaluation systems in national governments around the world. The main research aim of the 2017 Global Review is to explore the progress made in terms of SPP in the past three years at a global scale, highlighting regional trends. This supplement completes this research effort by providing detailed information on the state of SPP in each of the countries that participated in the survey.
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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 -...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Farid Yaker (UN Environment) features the emerging landscape for SPP and UN Environment (formerly UNEP) SPP activities. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 -...

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This presentation authored by Mr.Chaiyod Bunyagidj features the GPP and Type 1 Ecolabeling in Thailand. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 -...

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This presentation authored by Ms.Ding Ling (CEC) features the GPP and Type 1 Ecolabeling in China. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 - ...

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This presentation authored by Ms.Sonal Parasnis features the GPP and Energy Conservation in China. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 -...

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This presentation authored by Mr. Hiroyuki Kobayashi (JEA) features the GPP and Type 1 Ecolabeling in Japan. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 -...

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This presentation authored by Ms. Hyunju Lee (KEITI) features the GPP and Type 1 Ecolabeling in South Korea. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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Asia Pacific GPPEL Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2015 -...

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This presentation authored by Ms. Sonal Parasnis features the GPP and Ecolabeling practices in China, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. It is extracted from the Asia Pacific GPPEL high-level training workshop held in December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, co-organized by UN Environment and Green Purchasing Network Malaysia (GPNM), 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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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 looks at their commonalities and differences with the goal of informing a more effective implementation of green procurement policies and programs across Asia. It will be beneficial for other countries in the early stages of promoting and implementing green public procurement, and it will give practitioners insights into the tools and approaches used to implement and promote it.
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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 harmonized and quality assured indicators.
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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 progress towards SCP patterns which supports the achievement of the SDGs.
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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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