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Public procurement of innovation in the field of biotechnology
Report from the COTECT Foundation on the opportunities that public procurement of innovation offers within the biotechnology sector in Spain
Spanish
Spain
Innovation procurement (PPI)
COTEC - Fundación para la innovación tecnológica
2011
Global Resources Outlook 2019
The report examines the trends in natural resources and their corresponding consumption patterns since the 1970s to support policymakers in strategic decision-making and transitioning to a sustainable economy.
English
International
Food and catering, ICT (information and communication techn.), Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Infrastructure, Waste
General GPP/SPP
2019
Using public procurement as a decarbonisation policy: a look at Germany
in germany, public purchases account for 15% of annual GDP. However, the use of GPP remains marginal. This report examines trends in GPP in Germany, and makes recommendations on how an increased adoption can be encouraged in the future to support wider decarbonisation ambitions.
English
Germany
General GPP/SPP
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
2017
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.
English
International
General GPP/SPP, Innovation procurement (PPI)
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
2012
Climate Market Accelerator - Pilot Study: Public Procurement and Innovation
By reviewing the existing research and policy literature and undertaking research in three European cities, this study explores the role that different forms of innovative public procurement play in encouraging innovation amongst supply chains and in stimulating demand-side activity and looks at current procurement practice across Europe.
Europe/EU
Innovation procurement (PPI)
Climate-KIC
2011
A sustainable bioeconomy for Europe
This strategic report is an update to the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy published by the EU Commission. It not only makes the case for a bio-based economy but also gives 14 concrete steps for implementation.
English
Europe/EU
Energy, Infrastructure, Waste
Circular Economy, Biobased products
2018
Building Circularity into our economies through sustainable procurement
This document aims to introduce the role that sustainable procurement can play to accelerate the transition to a circular economy and the shift towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production, based on the work conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme in this field and on the experience documented by partners and governments. The document intends to inform dialogues on how best to bring more circularity in our economies at global level; it is addressed to both public procurers and policy makers, as well as corporate buyers and business leaders.
English
International
Cleaning, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP
UN
2018
Cities and Circular Economy for Food
The report offers a vision for a healthy food system fit for the 21st century and beyond, underpinned by the circular economy principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Waste
Circular Economy
Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation
2019
Efficient Procurement of Resources Guide
Outlines entry points for resource efficiency across the lifecycle, the German policy context and regulation.
German
Europe/EU, Germany
Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP
2014