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June 2018

Cities as big public buyers

6 June - 7 July 2018
Brussels, Belgium

The workshop, organized by the European Commission, will be held on 6-7 June 2018 in Brussels.

The workshop is meant to support cities' in joint cross-border procurement, procurement of innovation and strategic public procurement.

More information and the agenda of the workshop will be published as soon as possible the workshop webpage.

Sustainable Food Summit

7 - 8 June 2018
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Sustainable Food Summit will be taking place on the 7 - 8 June 2018, and will explore new horizons for eco-labels and sustainability in the food industry by discussing key industry issues.

The event will be addressing the following questions:

  • How do organic, fairtrade and other eco-labeling schemes further sustainability?
  • With growing proliferation in labels, what are the prospects for a single sustainability standard for food products?
  • What are the practical application of sustainability metrics? What advances are occurring in sustainable ingredients?
  • What developments are happening in formulation, production and marketing of sustainable food and beverages

To find out more about the Summit webpage.

6th Conference on socially responsible procurement of IT products

21 - 22 June 2018, 14:30 - 15:00
Stuttgart, Germany

This conference, taking place the 21 and 22 June 2018 in Stuttgart (Germany) addresses actors in public procurement, state and local politics, non-governmental organizations, and IT companies and invites them to exchange experiences and dialogue on how public procurement can help improve working conditions in the global IT industry.

Main focus of the conference's topic will be the extraction of raw materials. The event aims to consider the difficulties of procurement managers in assessing the social aspects of supply chains and to report on the development of initiatives such as the US Dodd-Frank Act project and the new EU Regulation on conflict minerals.

The conference languages ​​are German and English. Both languages ​​will be interpreted simultaneously.

For more information visit the event's webpage.

GPP webinar on sustainable events

28 June 2018, 14:20 - 16:00

This webinar will take place on the 28 June 28 at 14.30-16.00 (CET).

This is the first of two webinars that will be organised during 2018. The webinars form part of the service provided through the European Commission’s Helpdesk on GPP. They provide a forum to inform stakeholders working in the field of public sector procurement about important new developments in the resources available and legislative context for GPP, and provide an opportunity for discussion.

The programme will be soon be available.

You can register to the webinar via WebEx.