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Basque GPP Programme 2020
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.
English, Basque, Spanish
Spain
General GPP/SPP
2016
Westborough Primary School, Essex, UK - School refurbishment for carbon-reductions
The OECD supports governments in reforming their public procurement systems to ensure long-term sustainable and inclusive growth. An efficient and effective
public procurement system is the backbone of a well-functioning government. Public procurement contributes to promoting a level playing field for the private
sector and delivering effective services to the public.
English
International
Medical equipment
General GPP/SPP, Energy efficiency, Life-cycle costing
OECD
2013
Driving the Future Today A strategy for ultra low emission vehicles in the UK
The Government’s aspiration is that by 2050 almost every car and van in the UK fleet will be an ULEV, with the UK automotive industry at the forefront of their design, development and manufacture. This strategy sets out why this transformational change will happen, the opportunities it presents for the UK, and the challenges that must be overcome to exploit those opportunities. It articulates Government’s clear and strong commitment to this agenda.
English
United Kingdom
Transport and vehicles
Office for low-emission vehicles
2013
A Plan for Public Procurement: Enabling a healthy future for our people, farmers and food producers
English
United Kingdom
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
UK Department for Environmental Food and Rural Affairs
2014
Procurement directive of the City of Bonn on procurement procedures
The City of Bonn describes in this document how public procurement has to be carried out based on national and local law. It emphasizes the use of social and environmental criteria and verification schemes and describes to which extend these need to be incorporated into public tenders.
German
Germany
Fair trade, General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
City of Bonn
2006
Sustainable public procurement: methods, legal dimensions and examples
This guide provides a comprehensive look at SPP including how to secure political support, prioritise product and service groups, develop criteria, comply with (French) legal requirements and monitor implementation.
French
France
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Cleaning, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Lighting, Office stationery, Medical equipment, Infrastructure, Green spaces, Events, Furniture
General GPP/SPP, , Energy efficiency, Environmental management system, Life-cycle costing, , , SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises), Social responsibility, , ,
Réseau Rhône-Alpes Energie Environnement et ADEME
2008
Resolution - State of Bavaria, Germany - Avoiding forced child labour in public procurement contracts
The document is the offical resolution of the Federal State of Bavaria, Germany regarding the use of criteria in public procurement to prevent purchasing products or services that have been produced with forced child labour.
German
Germany
Fair trade, , Social responsibility
State of Bavaria, Germany
2007
Social responsibility in procurement. Code of conduct for suppliers
Since 2006, Stockholm County Council, Skåne Regional Council and
Region Västra Götaland have been working together to promote social
responsibility in procurement. The aim is to put pressure on common
suppliers to work actively on the environment and social responsibility in
connection with the production of the articles they supply to us. The underlying code of conduct is explained in this brochure.
English
Europe/EU, Sweden
Transport and vehicles, Medical equipment
General GPP/SPP, Fair trade, Social responsibility,
Stockholm County Council, Skåne Regional Council and Region Västra Götaland
2010
If not now, when? Socially responsible procurement in Baden-Württemberg
Articles from public authorities and NGOs from discussions at a workshop on socially responsible public procurement held in Baden-Württemberg, Germany November 2012.
German
Germany
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Cleaning, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Infrastructure, Events, Furniture
General GPP/SPP, Fair trade, , Social responsibility
Dachverband Entwicklungspolitik Baden-Württemberg (DEAB), dem forum für internationale entwicklung + planung (finep) und der Werkstatt Ökonomie
2013
Vancouver’s Ethical Purchasing Policy
The goal of the City of Vancouver’s Ethical Purchasing Policy (EPP) is to ensure that all suppliers to the City meet, at a minimum, the performance standards outlined in the Supplier Code of Conduct, which includes core labour conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
English
Canada
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
City of Vancouver
Supplement to the 2012 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement: Balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in procurement
This report details numerous instances of governments, the private sector, donors and international organizations adopting sustainability in their supply chains.
English
International
Energy efficiency, Fair trade, , Life-cycle costing, , , , , Social responsibility,
United Nations
2012
Access by work integration social enterprises to public procurement in Europe
The diversity of experiences presented in this publication demonstrate that more attention has been given to the social impact of public procurement in recent years, even if there is more to be done.
This publication aims to highlight these particular experiences as well as
French practices, in order to make comparisons, challenge and inspire
European initiatives that support WISEs’ access to public procurement opportunities.
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP, , , SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises), Social responsibility
2014