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The use of responsible timber in paper in Flanders
Timber and forestry , Office stationery
FSC Belgium
Evaluation of the paper policy of 50 large French institutions and public administrations
Après l'évaluation de la politique papier de 50 grandes entreprises en 2010, le Comité PAP50 analyse la consommation de papier de 50 grandes institutions publiques et administrations françaises, la proportion de papier responsable utilisée ainsi que leurs plans d'action pour augmenter le recyclage.
Les 50 institutions et administrations publiques sélectionnées sont :
- les 22 conseils régionaux métropolitains (CR),
- les 12 plus grands ministères,
- les services du Premier Ministre et de la Présidence,
- les 10 plus grandes villes,
- 4 organismes publics ou semi-publics.
Timber and forestry , Office stationery
Riposte Verte & WWF
Guide to sustainable biofuels procurement for transport
The purpose of this publication is to provide guidance for public authorities and other actors intending to purchase and use sustainable biofuels for transport. It highlights the current discussion on sustainable biofuels and provides advice for other challenges related to implementing biofuelled transport.
Transport and vehicles, Energy, Infrastructure
General GPP/SPP, , ,
Public Procurement of Energy Efficient Products - Lessons from Around the World
The public sector represents a strategically important market for energy efficient goods and services. As a big and visible consumer, actions taken by a government to improve their energy efficiency (EE) can strongly influence its citizens.

This report assesses global experiences with energy efficient purchasing (EEP) as a tool to help governments improve the efficiency of their facilities and public services. Many government jurisdictions—countries, states/provinces, and local governments—are adopting policies that require or encourage the procurement of energy efficient products by public agencies.
ICT (information and communication techn.), Lighting
Energy efficiency
Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP)
Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the European Economic and Social Committee: Contributing to Sustainable Development: The role of Fair Trade and nongovernmental trade-related sustainability assurance schemes
This Communication examines the current situation of Fair Trade and other nongovernmental (i.e. private) trade-related sustainability assurance schemes.
Fair trade
European Commission
Malta - GPP National Action Plan
National Action Plan for 2011-2014. This document contains an overview of GPP actions in Malta since 2007 along with an expenditure analysis showing levels of GPP implementation for different product and service groups. Key developments at EU level are analysed and the concepts of LCC and carbon footprinting. Targets for compliance with the EU core GPP standards, ranging from 100% (for seven product and service groups) to 30% (for eleven groups).
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Cleaning, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Lighting, Office stationery, Green spaces, Furniture
General GPP/SPP
Office of the Prime Minister, Malta
Alliance for Sustainable Procurement Report of the Ministry for Economy and Technology to the Head of the Councillors Office, 22 October 2012
This is the annual report on achievements at the federal level to implement Sustainable Procurement in Germany.
Textiles, Transport and vehicles, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP, , Ecolabels, Energy efficiency, , ,
Sustainable Procurement: the power of public and private consumption for a green and inclusive economy
A Brazilian guide to SPP aimed at public procurers but also SMEs and the general public.
General GPP/SPP
Programa Gestão Pública e Cidadania
Buy Smart+: Green Procurement for Smart Purchasing
The project Buy Smart+ provides free consultation and information material on green procurement and is follow-up project to Buy Smart.

The central strategic objective of the project is to increase the share of energy efficient procurement in Europe. This will lead to a higher market impact and therefore support the production and the use of energy efficient goods and services.

The project is addressed to both private companies and public authorities. Aside from answering general questions we offer procurement tools for the product groups building components, green electricity, household appliances, lighting, office equipment and vehicles.
Food and catering, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Cleaning, Buildings and construction, Lighting
General GPP/SPP,
Commande Publique & Développement Durable
A collection of policies and case studies from 10 districts in France.
General GPP/SPP
Procurement, Innovation & Green Growth: the story continues
This report builds on the existing body of work that supports the case for green public procurement, to further identify the linkages between procurement and green growth and discuss the enabling environment that would see public procurement serve as a trigger for green industrial innovation, expansion and growth.
What follows is a brief discussion on the role of procurement within the green growth paradigm, where an introduction to key concepts is followed by feature case studies that present the varying experiences of industry and the public sector in applying procurement to achieve green growth aims. Finally, the paper concludes by offering observations on possible implications for policy and areas where further investigation is required to enable procurement to serve as a more potent trigger for green innovation and growth.
ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction, Lighting, Office stationery, Infrastructure
General GPP/SPP, Innovation procurement (PPI) ,
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Strategy Model for Green Procurement
The model defines the 10 action areas to progress in the implementation of GPP and three levels of progression to achieve excellence in the field. The strategy is a flexible framework, similar to the UK’s, to assess the starting point and define actions to improve implementation of the GPP.
General GPP/SPP