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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
Cleaning Catalonia's air through clean vehicle procurement
The Catalan Government has multi-pronged approach to encouraging SPP of vehicles, including: provision of Green Vehicle Procurement Guide, development of specific government agreements to encourage procurement of low emission vehicles, supporting the Catalan Ecolabel, and promoting sustainable mobility.
English
Spain
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
Procura+
2017
Supplying seasonal and diverse organic fruit and vegetables
The City of Copenhagen is dedicated to ensuring its food and catering service is healthy, sustainable and appetising. The City has a target to supply 90% organic food across its 900 municipal canteens. In 2014 the municipality ensured that bids for fruit and vegetable contracts would include a variety of different sorts, varieties and types.
English
Denmark
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Procura+
2017
Innovative lighting procurement for London’s Underground network
In 2015, Transport for London (TfL) sought to reduce the whole life-cycle cost of lighting the London Underground network. The procurement calculated external costs including installation, maintenance, energy use, carbon and cleaning costs. Indicative results suggest a 25% saving on whole life-cycle costs, and significant reductions in energy consumption.
English
United Kingdom
Lighting
Energy efficiency
Procura+
2017
Sustainable Reconstruction of the Motorway A6
Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) procured works and services to widen the A6 motorway, aiming for the motorway to be energy neutral after construction. RWS developed instruments to calculate the CO2 emissions, then selected a tender using a combination of price and quality according to the economically most advantageous submission. This was the Procura+ Award winning tender in 2016 for Tender Procedure of the Year.
English
Netherlands
Infrastructure
Procura+
2017
Low Carbon waste collection services, Bristol City Council, UK
The case study refers to the procurement procedure for a service contract for the collection of municipal waste and winter road maintenance for the City of Bristol.
English
United Kingdom
Waste
European Commission
2013
Joint Procurement of 700 GWh green electricity in Catalonia
The Catalan Association of Towns and Counties has undertaken a framework agreement for the supply of electricity, 100% from renewable sources. The framework agreement included the participation of 702 local authorities for an annual consumption estimation of 700 GWh supplying more than 22.000 supply points.
English, Catalan
Europe/EU, Spain
Energy
Joint procurement
SPP Regions consortium
2017
SPP Regions tender model: Purchase and transfer of electric bicycles in the Province of Barcelona
Barcelona Regional Council has purchased electric bicycles for staff and municipal services in the province of Barcelona to support municipalities in their climate change mitigation policies and the transition towards soft mobility models.
English, Catalan
Europe/EU, Spain
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
SPP Regions consortium
2017
Tender Compilation: Mainstreaming low-carbon procurement
This collection provides an overview of all published tender models within the GPP 2020 project, as well as a more detailed selection of 11 tenders that show the full range of approaches taken across all partner regions
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP
GPP 2020 Consortium
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
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