Webinar February 14: Using purchasing to drive...

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There’s still a lot of work to do to reach a sustainable life cycle for IT products. Some of the most pressing issues include the overuse of finite natural resources, alarming amounts of e-waste as well as violations of workers’ rights and labour laws in t...

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Study on the Republic of Korea Green public procurement...

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KEITI and UN Environment have agreed to collaborate in the development of a comprehensive study on Green Public Procurement in the Republic of Korea. The study will present and detail the economic and environmental benefits associated associated with GPP in Ko...

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Project results " “Stimulating the demand and supply...

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Main results: Legal Study for the implementation of SPP in Colombia (2009); Technical assistance in 9 public ministries for SPP implementation ; Market study (2010); SPP Implementation Guide for Colombia (2016); 28 technical sheets of products with sustainab...

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Promotion and Implementation of Green Public...

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The Basque Country is a region in Spain with a population of over two million. The Basque Government has incorporated GPP into its strategic environmental programmes since 2004, and IHOBE - its Environmental Management Agency - promotes GPP and provides techni...

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Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement

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The Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement is a group of 14 cities committed to drive a transition to sustainable consumption and production by implementing sustainable and innovation procurement. All participating cities are acting as ambassadors...

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Procura+ European Sustainable Procurement Network

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Initiated and co-ordinated by ICLEI, Procura+ is a network of European public authorities that connect, exchange and act on sustainable and innovation procurement. Our combined knowledge and experience allows us to provide advice, support and publicity to any...

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Implementation of Sustainable Consumption and...

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With an overarching view of addressing diverse policy and practice issues, challenges, and transitions required for a mainstreaming Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in India, European Union, SWITCH-Asia and Development Alternatives Group have join...

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Update on activities of Forest Stewardship Council...

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FSC certification is being used by many public authorities as (non-exclusive) evidence of sustainable sourcing in relation to wood and wood products. FSC works on increased availability and reliability of FSC-products. FSC National offices assist policy mak...

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Potential Ecodesign Requirements for Textiles and...

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Of interest to policy makers and industry associations tasked with setting mandatory or voluntary ecodesign standards for textiles and furniture. Also of high utility for designers and brands looking for inspiration in how to design textiles and furniture for...

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Red Interamericana de Compras Gubernamentales/...

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The overall objective is to integrate human rights throughout the procurement processes of national procurement agencies in the Americas. It is to place human rights as a primary concern in procurement and provide the agency staff with the tools and opportunit...

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International Learning Lab on Public Procurement and...

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The Learning Lab is a network of central and local government procurement agencies and purchasing officers; representatives of other relevant government bodies, such as ministries; procurement professional associations; regional and international organizations...

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Green Procurement of Textiles in the Healthcare Sector

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Of interest to procurers in the healthcare sector wishing to include sustainability considerations in their textile and textile service procurement contracts, and for suppliers of heathcare textiles. Of interest to policymakers wishing to develop sustainabl...

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Life Cycle Cost Tool (LCC Tool)

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The German Environment Agency provides a product-group specific Excel tool that helps procurers to include life cycle costing (LCC) into their tenders in order to promote environmental friendly products and thus contribute to relieving the environment.
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Nordic Action Plan for Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

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Of interest to policymaker and funders wishing to develop broad strategies for greening the value chain of textiles and fashion. The Nordic Action Plan 'Well-dressed in a Green Environment' outlines a wide range of initiatives covering everything from green...

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Event - Launch - TCO Certified, generation 8. December...

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Join us in Brussels on December 4th 2018, for the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8. In this latest generation of sustainability criteria for IT products, TCO Certified will help purchasers and industry take a more circular approach in progressing tow...

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