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Green Procurement: Guidance for the Public Sector
The purpose of this guidance is to provide a practical overview of the issues at stake, best practice examples and detailed criteria for insertion in tenders. The guidance covers sectors such as transport, energy, construction, food and catering services.
English
Europe/EU, Ireland
Food and catering, Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP
Environemental Protection Agency
2014
Developing Administrative Capacity for Public Procurement in the Slovak Republic: A training action plan for 2016-2019
This strategy analyses the existing situation while addressing key topics for its successful implementation, including the political ownership, the governance model and the systems inter-operability, amongst others, presenting at the end a roadmap towards a phased transition to an end-to-end e-procurement.
English
Slovak Republic
General GPP/SPP
OECD
2017
Green Public Procurement for the efficient use of economic and natural resources
This guide presents the main strategies that support the implementation of the environmental perspective in public procurement in an economically efficient way. Real examples are presented including quantitative terms, whenever possible, of the environmental benefits and economic savings that the strategy or action allowed to achieve.
Basque, Spanish
Spain
General GPP/SPP
IHOBE
2012
The Brasilian Procura+ Manual. 3rd Edition. A Guide to Implementing Sustainable Public Procurement.
Portuguese
Brazil
General GPP/SPP
2015
Public Purchasing Guide: A Response to Climate Challenges
This guide aims to provide the reader with technical, legal and operational information for the implementation and deployment of a procurement approach which envisages climate change considerations
French
France
Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction, Infrastructure
General GPP/SPP
Ministère de l'économie et des finances et ADEME
2016
Procura+ Manual
This fully updated and revised edition of the Procura+ Manual aims to position sustainable procurement in the current economic, political and legal framework. As with previous editions, it acts as a central point of reference for public authorities and others wishing to understand and implement sustainable procurement.
English
International
General GPP/SPP
ICLEI
2016
Cornwall Council - Responsible Procurement Guidance for Suppliers
This guide for potential suppliers has been published to give an understanding of Responsible Procurement at Cornwall Council, in line with our Responsible Procurement Policy. It gives information and advice on how we promote Responsible Procurement in the purchasing of goods, works and services and what we expect from potential suppliers during the procurement process.

For Cornwall Council, responsible procurement means pioneering socially, environmentally and economically responsible procurement to deliver improved quality of life and better value for money for our people, our businesses and our County. Essentially, responsible procurement is good procurement.
English
United Kingdom
General GPP/SPP
2014
Guidelines for Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products
English
International
General GPP/SPP
UNEP
2015
Buying sustainable timber: A guide for public purchasers in Europe
Der Leitfaden "Einkauf nachhaltiger Holzerzeugnisse" will europäische Behörden beim Einkauf von Holzerzeugnissen aus nachhaltigen Quellen unterstützen.

Er enthält ein einfaches Beschaffungsmodell mit Texten, die direkt in Ausschreibungsdokumente übernommen werden können. Weiterhin enthält das Handbuch Leitlinien für Behörden, die sich darüber hinaus engagieren wollen und die Beschaffung von Holzerzeugnissen als Werkzeug zur Verbesserung der Lebensgrundlage von Bevölkerungsgemeinschaften und Arbeitern sehen, die in weniger entwickelten Ländern von der Waldwirtschaft leben.
German
Europe/EU, Germany
Timber and forestry
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
Sustainable Timber Action in Europe Project (2012)
2012