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Nordic Capitals for green growth
The report collects a series of public procurement case studies from six nordic countries. Case studies go from sustainable transport procurement examples to environmental management standards and construction case studies.
English
Europe/EU, Denmark, Sweden, Norway
General GPP/SPP
Nordic Council
2017
Nordic Guidelines - Green Public Procurement
This guide provides the reader with information and recommendations on the implementation of green public procurement policies and is aimed at public purchasers and others who want to gain further insight into rules for using EMS and ecolabels in line with the 2014 Directive.
English
Europe/EU
Ecolabels
Nordic Council of Ministers
2017
Social Value Procurement Measurement and Evaluation
This research finds that successful social value procurement evaluation frameworks share the following characteristics: a clear articulation of the end-goal, a transparent and consistent process for gathering baseline data can be aggregated to provide a broader picture of SVP impacts.
English
International
General GPP/SPP
Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
2017
Healthy and Sustainable Diets for European Countries
the first aim of this report is to summarize the scientific background related to the topics of health and sustainability in the domains of diet and nutrition. It includes a section addressing the role of sustainable public procurement in the field
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
EUPHA
2017
Public Procurement of Food for Health
The purpose of this document is to support Member States in translating their national school food standards related to health and nutrition into food procurement specifications.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Maltese presidency and the European Commission
2017
2017 Global Review of Sustainable Public Procurement
This report examines the state of sustainable public procurement (SPP) policies and practices undertaken by national governments worldwide in the last five years.
English
International
General GPP/SPP
UN Environment
2017
Guidance for practitioners on the avoidance of the most common errors in a projects funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds
This document contains guidance on how to avoid errors frequently seen in public procurement for projects co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds.
Multiple
English, Bulgarian, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Maltese, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP
European Commission
2015
Performance Output Based Specifications Best Practice Report
This report aims to explore and explain Performance Output Based Specifications (POBS) for Performance Based Contracting, reporting successful practices and outlining benefits and potential challenges.
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP
SPP Regions Consortium
2017
Functional Specification guide - Developing a sustainable functional specification in 6 steps
This guide is intended for anyone within the tender and procurement process who in any capacity is involved in developing specifications and is looking to go further or has more ambition than setting minimum sustainability requirements in a tender and procurement process.
English
Netherlands
General GPP/SPP
Dutch Ministery of the Interior and Kingdom Relations/Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
2013
SPP Regions Tender Model: Energy use in buildings
Bristol City Council developed a district heat network linking two small networks, including the installation of a biomass boiler and efficient gas boilers.
English
Europe/EU, United Kingdom
Energy
General GPP/SPP, Energy efficiency
SPP Regions Consortium
2017
SPP Regions Tender Model: Provision of School Food in Bath
The tenders looks at the awarded contract for the provision of fresh meat and fruits and vegetables to Primary School by the purchasing body Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) Council.
English
Europe/EU, United Kingdom
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
SPP Regions Consortium
2017
SPP Regions Tender Model: Joint Procurement of 19 vehicles in Niort, France
This joint procurement led by the municipality of Niort for the replacement of 19 vehicles included a life cycle cost comparison of the vehicles using the methodology of the Clean Vehicles Directive (2009/33/EC), including environmental externalities.
English
France
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
2017