FACTS & FIGURES


15 million tonnes

of CO2 emissions could be saved each year if the entire EU adopted the same environmental criteria for lighting and office equipment as the city of Turku

Source: Norden 

 

27%

The cost savings achieved by italian central purchasing body Consip when they included green considerations into a framework contract for construction

Source: OECD


€421.3 billion

The total value of tenders published in the EU Tenders Electronic Daily (TED) database in 2014

Source: DG GROW

100%

The level of sustainable procurement implemented in Dutch authorities since 2015

Source: OECD


11,500 kg

The amount of waste saved by purchasing sustainable toner cartridges in France

Source: UNEP

30%

The cost savings achieved by the same initative

Source: UNEP


1.4 million3

The annual decrease in water usage in the Danish municipality of Lolland thanks to the use of eco-innovative cleaning products

Source: EPA

40%

The amount of energy saved by the Greek city of Maroussi by switching to energy efficient lighting

Source: Pro-ee


$18.6 billion

The amount invested by the USA in clean energy

Source: OECD

55%

The percentage of public contracts awarded by EU countries in 2011 which included at least one SPP criterion

Source: The Guardian


3.1 million tonnes

The estimated CO2 savings achieved by the use of GPP in South Korea

Source: OECD

100%

The number of governmental agencies in Thailand's national GPP programme

Source: GPPBhutan


8,800m3

The amount of water saved by the Brazilian Foundation for Education Development by using notebooks made from recycled paper

Source: UNEP

14%

The percentage of GDP spent by public authorities in the EU on procurement of services, works and supplies

Source: European Commission