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Environmentally-friendly cleaning products, ESPO
In 2006 the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) signed a series of framework contracts with suppliers of environmentally-friendly cleaning products. As a central purchasing body, these framework contracts are usable by any UK authority.
English
United Kingdom
Cleaning
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2007
Reducing supply chain carbon footprint, Lewisham
In 2009 the London Borough of Lewisham launched an assessment of the carbon footprint of its supply chain. Results showed the carbon footprint of the supply chain was 2.5 greater than the direct operations of the Borough.
English
United Kingdom
London Borough of Lewisham
2009
Clean vehicles for London police
The Metropolitan Police Force (MPS) in London, runs 123 hybrid and several electric vehicles. It is also leading a feasibility study on London's Electric Vehicle Delivery Plan, which aims to provide 1,000 electric vehicles by 2015
English
United Kingdom
Transport and vehicles
Greater London Authority
2010
Vienna's new sustainable hospital
Presentation on the construction of a new hosiptal in Vienna to advanced sustainability standards. A sustainability charter has been produced for the project, as well as detailed environmental criteria, which may be used as a checklist at each stage of construction
English
Austria
Buildings and construction
City of Vienna, EcoBuy Programme
2010
London Borough of Southwark
Case study on the implementation of Southwark's Sustainable Procurement Strategy. Amongst the product groups covered are vehicles, paper, electricity and toner cartridges.
English
United Kingdom
Transport and vehicles, Energy, Office stationery
London Remade
2008
Avigliana, Italy - Cleaning services using ecolabelled products
The municipality of Avigliana in Italy included requirements in a 2007 tender for cleaning services to be carried out with products meeting the criteria of the European Ecolabel.
English
Italy
Cleaning
Ecolabels
European Commission, DG Environment
2008
Biberstrasse 5, Vienna, Austria - Historical renovation with sustainable material
The refurbishment of this historic building addressed energy-efficiency, and ventilation. The klima:aktiv tool was applied in the renovation process, which includes a 33% reduction in energy demand for heating and cooling as well as innovative energy monitoring techniques.
English
Austria
Buildings and construction
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI)
SCI-Network
2011
Transport for London - Construction innovation seminars
A case study examining construction innovation seminars held by Transport for London (TfL) to capture innovative ideas around sustainable construction from its current construction suppliers.
English
United Kingdom
Buildings and construction
Innovation procurement (PPI)
SCI-Network
2011
Lion House, Alnwick - Sustainable construction in the UK
A new office for the UK Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) was the first to achieve the A+ Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating, together with BREEAM Excellent, thanks to a commitment throughout the process to innovative sustainable design.
English
United Kingdom
Buildings and construction
Office of Government Commerce (OGC), UK
2009