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Full study: Who's got the Power? Tackling Imbalances in Agricultural Supply Chains
In this context, the Fair Trade movement has commissioned this study to explore and analyse the issue of power concentration in agricultural chains: What is the relationship between buyer power and unfair trading practices (UTPs)? What are the impacts on small farmers, workers and the environment? How can legal systems regulate buyer power effectively?
English
International
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP, Fair trade, SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
BASIC/Fair Trade Advocacy Office
2014
Buying Sustainable Timber: A guide for public purchasers
The document is aimed at any small, medium or large
company, wholesalers and retailers that supply public buyers with products of
wood (furniture, office paper, etc.) or that are suppliers of construction companies that work for the public sector. This guide defines the different ways in which Companies in the timber sector can demonstrate compliance with the requirements legal and sustainability issues that may be included in the bids published by the European public authorities.
Spanish
Europe/EU
Timber and forestry , Furniture
Fair trade
Sustainable Timber Action
2014
Practical guide to innovative public procurement
The purpose of this new guide is to help buyers build their own way of identifying and capturing this strength of innovation. Built as a toolbox, it wants to be a reservoir of ideas, processes, and think tanks to enrich the practices of the purchasing departments.
French
France
Innovation procurement (PPI) , Pre commercial procurement
Ministère de l'economie et de finances/Ministère du redressement prdouctif
2013
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
General GPP/SPP
United Nations
2012
Climate budget 2018
Oslo’s Climate Budget is a means of showing where emissions must be reduced and who is responsible for doing so. The Climate Budget provides an overview of the measures that the City Government is planning to implement within the period of its current economic plan in order to fulfil Oslo’s climate goals. Measures include objectives related to procurement and establishment of climate-smart markets.
English
Norway
City of Oslo
2017
City of Oslo Procurement Strategy 2017
This document presents a new strategy for Oslo Municipality's procurement of goods, services, buildings and construction. The municipality's procurement strategy is to provide a common overall basis for thinking and behaviour by municipal agencies, so that procurement becomes an effective instrument for providing residents, businesses and industry with quality solutions and services in line with the needs of today and tomorrow.
English
Norway
City of Oslo
2017
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
The Power of Public Purchasing - making EU public procurement policy work for people and forests
This report is one of a series presenting recommendations to the EU for an Action Plan to halt deforestation and respect rights, looking at EU aid, climate, consumption, financial, illegal logging, renewable energy and trade policies
English
Europe/EU
Timber and forestry
Fern
2015
Recipe for Success: Scotland’s National Food & Drink Policy
This document reaffirms the Scottish Government’s commitment to promoting the sustainable economic growth of the food and drink industry. But it also articulates a new aspiration, that Scotland should become a Good Food Nation, a Land of Food and Drink not only in what we as a nation produce but also in what we buy, serve and eat.
English
United Kingdom
Food and catering
The Scottish Government
2014