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Public procurement for the purchase of local agricultural products - Region of Vendée
This guide aims to help the public procurer carry out a local and sustainable procurement of food. It suggests a few procurement steps and mentions for each step the legislative framework, European and national.
Vendée Le Départment
Purchasers Guide for Addressing Labor and Human Rights Impacts in IT Procurements
This guide aims to provide institutional purchasers with guidance to assist them in procuring IT products from companies that are improving the social responsibility of their supply chains.
English
Europe/EU, International
ICT (information and communication techn.)
Social responsibility
Green Electronics Council
2017
Circular Procurement Guide
This guide is intended for procurement staff and gives specific pointers to set you on the right path to introduce circular procurement in your organisation. This instrument took shape in the summer of 2013 and has been further supplemented since then.
English
Circular Economy
MVO Nederland
2013
Harnessing Procurement to Deliver Circular Economy Benefits
This report draws on results from the European LIFE+ REBus project to outline guidance and recommendations on circular procurement. The project aims to reduce product consumption by demonstrating the commercial case for European businesses to change their business models.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
Rijkswaterstaat
2017
Guide to socially responsible public procurement
This guide is particularly intended to assist contracting entities and to describe the benefits of socially responsible public procurement and to give practical tips on how to take into account social considerations. The guide also wants to serve as a practical tool for public servants and employees in charge of tendering processes in their concrete examples.
English
Europe/EU, International
Social responsibility
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
2017
Public Procurement for a Circular Economy
This guidance sets out the policy framework, strategic thinking and planning recommended before embarking on a public procurement process, engaging the market and consideration of the various steps of the procurement hierarchy.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
European Commission
2017
United Nations - Sustainable procurement guidelines
Sustainable procurement criteria for a wide range of product groups to be followed by UN organisations globally. Produced as part of the Sustainable United Nations initiative
English
International
Food and catering, ICT (information and communication techn.), Cleaning, Office stationery, Furniture
United Nations
2011
Leijona's 100% sustainably sourced fish
The state-owned company Leijona Catering, who cater for Finland’s defence forces, prepare about 70,000 meals a day, and annually purchase foodstuffs with a total value of about 30 million euros. The company has resolved to reduce environmental impacts along the food chain, using responsible food procurement as a key tool.
English
Finland
Food and catering
Motiva Oy
2017
The purchasing pool of the Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia
The Hospital District of South Ostrobothnia ran a competitive tender in 2016 for the supply of foodstuffs to its purchasing pool for a two-year contract period.
English
Finland
Food and catering
District of South Ostrobothnia
2016
Using Product-Service Systems to Enhance Sustainable Public Procurement
The report seeks to consolidate the information currently available on product-service systems(PSS)and to offer clarity on the drivers,advantages and challenges associated with their provision by the private sector and their use by the public sector.
English
Circular Economy
10YFP SPP
2015
Using Product Service Systems in Circular Procurement
This training module for circular procurement provides insights and practical guidance to procurement officials, policy makers and suppliers on how adopting circular procurement principles will help deliver improved sustainable public procurement which, in turn, will deliver associated and evidenced environmental, social and financial benefits at organisational and national scale.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
UNEP
2016
Circular Procurement Best Practice Report
This report gives an overview of the meaning of Circular Procurement and explores concepts and ideas related to the topic, including references to circular procurement examples.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
SPP Regions Consortium
2017