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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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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Establishment and Implementation of Green Public...

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Government spending accounts up to 15% of a country's gross domestic product. Such amount can greatly influence the consumption and production trends and increase the demand for green products. The project aims to pilot test the integration of sustainable cons...

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EU funded project to "Make ICT Fair"

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The European Commission has granted funding for the three year project "Make ICT Fair". The project aims to reform ICT supply chains through, among other things, public procurement and raising awareness of EU citizens and other target groups. Swedwatch is lead...

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Sustainable Products Database

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The aim of this project is to build up a B2B database / website for traders of sustainably certified products. Public and private purchasers can use the database to find traders / suppliers of products certified according to various sustainability standards. T...

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Next Generation TCO Certified

picto-initiative

Development of the next generation TCO Certified sustainability certification for IT products. Every three years a new generation of social and environmental responsibility criteria are developed in order to drive faster change and address the most pressing su...

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Asia-Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and...

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The Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption (APRSCP) is an international, nongovernmental, non-profit, network institution that promotes sustainable consumption and production (SCP) in the Asia-Pacific. APRSCP came into being after a regional meeti...

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Sustainable Public Procurement in Japanese Local...

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Within Japan and the U.S., many cities have struggled to implement their sustainable procurement policies. This project examines the factors facilitate/inhibit Japan’s (as compared to the U.S.’) local level SPP implementation, and the potential SPPs have f...

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