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Clean Fleets Factsheet: EU clean road vehicles legislation & policy
The Directive on the Promotion of Clean and Energy Efficient Road Transport Vehicles (2009/33/EC – known as the Clean Vehicles Directive) is aimed at a broad market introduction of more efficient, lower emission vehicles. It requires public purchasers and private companies running public transport services to consider energy and environmental impacts when purchasing road vehicles. The factsheets provides guidance for procurers to follow the Directive.
English
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles
Clean Fleets Project
2014
Energy Innovation Procurement. A Guide for City Authorities
This Guide provides a multi-level approach for ambitious City authorities that wish to achieve transformational energy outcomes across the city. It includes the methodology that was created and applied within the European project CEPPI (Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities) known as the ‘Flexible Framework for Energy Innovation Procurement’, approaches to needs identification and planning, and strategies for procurement interventions to achieve innovation.
English
Europe/EU
Energy, Lighting
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI)
Public Procurement of Innovation
This guide is intended to help ensure that the public sector increasingly demands innovative products and provision of services and that public procurement of innovation serve in that process.
English
Europe/EU
Innovation procurement (PPI)
2017
Zero Waste Scotland - Procuring for: Repair, Re-use and Remanufacturing
This guidance is intended to help those responsible for the commissioning, specifying and procurement of products, equipment and services, embed the benefits of a relevant and proportionate focus on repair, re-use and remanufacturing.
English
Europe/EU, United Kingdom
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Cleaning, Medical equipment, Infrastructure, Furniture, Waste
Circular Economy
Zero Waste Scotland
2017
Buying sustainable timber: A guide for public purchasers in Europe
This guide has been produced by the Sustainable Timber Action in Europe
project. It is designed to help European public authorities make sure the
timber products they buy are sustainable by offering guidance and a straightforward procurement model.
English
Europe/EU
Timber and forestry , Furniture
Fair trade
Sustainable Timber Action in Europe Project
2012
Supplying sustainable timber to the public sector
This guide is designed for use by timber companies that wish to meet the demand of public procurers for the responsible purchasing of forest products.
English
Europe/EU
Timber and forestry , Furniture
Fair trade, SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
Sustainable Timber Action in Europe Project
2012
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 - Format for a training session for Procurement of Bio-Based Products and Services
Presentation about hosting a training session.
English
Europe/EU
Biobased products
2018
InnProBio-Format for a market dialogue session for procurement of Bio-Based Products and Services
Presentation on how to host a market dialogue session
English
Europe/EU
Biobased products
2018