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Sustainable Procurement Playbook for Cities - The Buck Starts here
This Sustainable Procurement Playbook provides practical advice, best practices, resources and tools to help cities with their sustainable procurement efforts.
Throughout the Playbook, you will find:
• Examples of best practices by project participants and other USDN members.
• Model language for sustainable procurement policies.
• Guidance for designing and implementing a high-functioning and practical sustainable
procurement program that addresses issues such as staff roles and responsibilities,
communication methods and training.
• A customizable Sustainable Procurement Prioritization Tool to help cities focus their
sustainable procurement efforts on product and service categories that can yield significant
environmental, health and economic benefits.
• Recommended procurement guidance for several high-impact product and service
categories that were identified by USDN members using the Sustainable Procurement
Prioritization Tool (including bid specifications, vendor survey questions, and bid evaluation
procedures).
• Environmental benefit calculators as well as other tools and strategies for tracking and
reporting sustainable procurement actions and benefits such as energy and water conservation,
greenhouse gas reductions, waste prevention, and cost savings.
English
United States
General GPP/SPP
USDN & RDN
2016
InnProBio - Report on the training sessions
This report gives in a chronological order reports of the training sessions that were held by the InnProBio consortium in the different countries where the developed formats for a training session where tested.
Europe/EU
Biobased products
PIANo
2018
InnProBio - Recommendations to decision makers and standardisation bodies
The following report was prepared by the Agency for Renewable Resources (FNR), the Netherlands Standardization Institute (NEN) and Biomass Technology Group BV (BTG) and presents useful recommendations to overcome barriers for public procurement of Bio-Based Products and Services (BBPS), which were discovered during the 3-year project term of InnProBio. The focus of this document lies on four discovered barriers and respective recommendations to mitigate them.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Cleaning, Buildings and construction, Medical equipment, Infrastructure, Furniture
Biobased products
Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V.
2018
Status Report of China’s Green Government Procurement
An overview of public procurement within China and the opportunities and challenges for green public procurement.
English
China
General GPP/SPP, Energy efficiency
TopTen
2014
Sustainability of supply chains and sustainable public procurement: a pre-study
As a starting point, this pre-study turns to academia in search of a structured description of how sustainable supply chain management is approached and defined. The next step is to explore the business case - current approaches and practices. This to set the scene for attempts to affect sustainable supply chain management through sustainable public procurement (SPP). Procurers interact with the market and need to be informed on market condition to be able to express relevant expectations.
English
International
General GPP/SPP, SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
UNEP
2014
Healthy and Sustainable Diets for European Countries
the first aim of this report is to summarize the scientific background related to the topics of health and sustainability in the domains of diet and nutrition. It includes a section addressing the role of sustainable public procurement in the field
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
EUPHA
2017
Comparative Analysis of Green Public Procurement and Ecolabelling Programmes in China, Japan,Thailand and the Republic of Korea
This report compares Green Public Procurement (GPP) programmes from four leading Asian countries(China, Japan, Korea and Thailand) to understand what are the frameworks and key success factors that result in high impact green and sustainable procurement.
English
China, Japan, Korea; South, Thailand
General GPP/SPP, Ecolabels
UNEP
2017
The 2015 Annual Report on the State of Municipal Procurement in Canada
The report highlights strategic sustainable supply chain best practices, trends and outlooks for the year ahead based on challenges and lessons shared by municipalities across Canada.
English
Canada
Textiles, Transport and vehicles, Office stationery
General GPP/SPP
Reeve Consulting
2015
Greening state framework contracts – Approaches in the Nordic countries
The purpose of this project was to clear out how Green Public Procurement has been realized in state framework contracts in the Nordic countries, to propose country-specific ways to improve the situation, and to draw a general model of efficient ways to realize green state framework contracts. The target group includes organizations preparing/ making state framework contracts in each Nordic country, political representatives, government officials, consumer and environmental agency officials, and others interested in GPP.
English
Europe/EU, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Norway
General GPP/SPP
Nordic Council of Ministers 2016
2016