The Green Public Procurement Programme of the Basque Country 2020 establishes the
policy framework needed to mobilise the Basque Administration as a whole and ensure that it embraces and takes onboard environmental criteria in its procurement process.
Localim: the tool for public procurers on catering procurement
The Localim factsheets series aim to guide the public purchaser through each of the stage of his / her purchase project offer 8 factsheet on the purchasing process and 6 factsheets on specific products and sectors.
Catering: Beef market - promoting local procurement
This factsheet is part of the Localim factsheets series which aim to guide the public purchaser through each of the stage of his / her purchase project. This factsheet looks specifically at the beef market and products.
The EUPOP project analyses the impacts of policy strategies and instruments on consumption patterns in order to examine how sustainable consumption (SC) policies can successfully tackle the problems caused by unsustainable consumption patterns.
In co-operation with UNEP and IAMLADP, ICLEI has produced a Guide to assist any organisation in reducing the environmental impacts of small and medium sized meetings (for up to 200 participants), and help leave a positive legacy in the host community.
Lecturers and trainers from training academies across Germany will be trained on the most relevant aspects of GPP, and will also be provided with training material so that the approaches and knowledge are passed on to their target group - public sector employees.
The project is directed towards both public purchasers and their regular suppliers and aims to raise awareness and promote the use of the EU Ecolabel criteria in public procurement, and throughout the supply chain. The project intends to support the ongoing work of the European Commission on the revisions of the EU Ecolabel Regulation and the EU Ecolabel scheme.
Buy Fair project served to develop practical guidelines for public procurers in Europe that wish to purchase fair trade products. The guidelines were developed through detailed consultation process with key stakeholders in Europe and from developing producer countries.
Topten is a consumer-oriented online search tool, which presents the best appliances in various categories of products. The key criteria are energy efficiency, impact on the environment, health and quality.