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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
The LANDMARK project
The LANDMARK project was about enabling European local authorities to act as key drivers for the promotion of fair and decent working conditions in global supply chains for certain products purchased by the European public sector in order to help to improve the living and working conditions of workers in Asia and parts of Sub-Saharan Africa particularly in the textiles, food, construction and electronics sectors.
Multiple
English, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Europe/EU, International
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Medical equipment
Fair trade, Social responsibility
The LANDMARK consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011
Make ICT Fair
This project is a three-year EuropeanAid project aiming at improving the lives of workers and those impacted along different stages of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) supply chain through research, campaigning, capacity building and advocacy.
English
Europe/EU, International
ICT (information and communication techn.)
Fair trade, Social responsibility
2017
Newtrade project
The North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) state government, through the project, aimed to promote sustainable public procurement practices. The project's main goal was to advocate for and support the implementation of a shift from purchases carried out on the base of the most favorable price to sustainable procurement.
German
Germany
Strength2Food project
The project focuses on improving and promoting schemes that protect quality logos (names of quality agricultural products and foodstuffs) and take into account environmental, social and innovation-based criteria when awarding the public sector contracts to procurers and suppliers.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP, Ecolabels
2016
SYMBI Project
SYMBI project will contribute to improve the implementation of regional development policies and programmes related to the promotion and dissemination of Industrial Symbiosis and Circular Economy
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP, Circular Economy
2017
GPP4Growth
GPP4Growth brings together nine partners from nine countries, to exchange experiences & practices and improve their capacities on implementing resource efficiency policies that promote eco-innovation and green growth through Green Public Procurement (GPP).
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP
2017
State-of-the-Art in Urban Public Lighting
ENIGMA is a FP7 project that aims to implement a joint transnational pre-commercial procurement (PCP) procedure in the field of public lighting. The project’s 5 partner municipalities, lead by Eindhoven, cooperate on procuring innovation. This report introduces the goals and first findings of the Project.
English
Europe/EU
ICT (information and communication techn.), Lighting
Innovation procurement (PPI)
2014
iCars Network
The iCars Network contributes to the deployment of Transport ICT technologies (or ITS – “Intelligent Transport Systems”) by exchanging knowledge and experience on these technologies among a wide variety of stakeholders on a number of specific topics including the exchange of information between the world of ITS development and the world of public procurement.
English
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles
MARIE - Mediterranean Building Rethinking for Energy Efficient Improvement
The project's objective is to co-construct a Mediterranean strategy for the energy efficiency of buildings (“MEDBEES”). Based on a supply and demand analysis for energy renovation, this strategy will encourage and facilitate the energy renovation of Mediterranean buildings. The MEDBEES strategy must provide solutions to stimulate the market and boost local SMEs. In the long run, the entire Mediterranean basin will be impacted
Multiple
English, Catalan, French, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Europe/EU
Buildings and construction, Infrastructure
2012
SIPTRAM
The SIPTRAM project aimed to encourage local and regional authorities across Europe to improve the environmental and social standards in urban public transport through the competitive tendering process.
English, German
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles
INNOCAT
INNOCAT aims to bring together a group of public and private buyers to publish a series of tenders for eco-innovative catering products, services and solutions. The aim is to help encourage eco-innovation in the catering sector by providing a sizeable launch market for new solutions.
English
Europe/EU
2013