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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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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Using Product-Service Systems to Enhance Sustainable...

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Product-service systems (PSS) are an innovative business approach that shifts the traditional business focus from selling physical products only (e.g. a washing machine) to selling a mix of products and services (e.g. cleaning services) that are jointly capabl...

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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT: A GLOBAL REVIEW 2013

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This report contains the findings of an investigation into the national government SPP/GPP policies and practices around the world. The policies, programmes, drivers, barriers, needs and opportunities in SPP/GPP are examined, based on an analysis of recent lit...

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The Impacts of Sustainable Public Procurement: Eight...

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The SPP impact study is a joint project of UNEP and of the Swiss-led Marrakech Task Force on SPP. The study aims at demonstrating the benefits of sustainable public procurement on developing, developed and in transition countries. It also seeks to initiate a m...

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Procurement at UNDP: Enabling development results

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Driven by the growth of programme areas, procurement has become increasingly central to the achievement of development results. While UNDP addresses a number of climate change issues across its thematic focus areas, these problems cannot be tackled without mak...

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The Business Case for Eco-Innovation

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This publication sets out to demonstrate the compelling business case for eco-innovation and how it can enable your company to carve out commercially interesting opportunities. You are presented with examples from companies that have integrated eco-innovat...

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Sustainability of Supply Chains and Sustainable Public...

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Sustainable public procurement often draws upon a worldwide market – globalization in the business sector has resulted in dramatic growth in the cross- border movement of commodities and goods. As a result, we now see an increase in the complexity of supp...

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SCP Targets and Indicators and the SDGs

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Based on the review of official documents, reports, and United Nations processes, through an extensive methodology that is detailed in the Annex of the present paper, the following SCP targets and indicators have been identified as being among the most importa...

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2017 Global Review of Sustainable Public Procurement

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This report examines the state of sustainable public procurement (SPP) policies and practices undertaken by national governments worldwide in the last five years. It is published in the framework of the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement Programme, which com...

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Promoting the participation of small and medium-sized...

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This report was produced in the framework of working group 3c of the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement programme. It explores the barriers that SMEs face to take part in green public procurement, and formulates recommendations on addressing them.
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