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The Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) e.guide to local sustainable procurement
The LGIU e.guide to local sustainable procurement with good practice cases from Cambridge, Camden, Gateshead, LGIU, Plymouth and Warwickshire
English
United Kingdom
General GPP/SPP
Local Information Unit Ltd
Better Public Transport for Europe - A Good Practice Guide
The guide sets out how local authorities have improved the environmental and quality standards and increased efficiency in urban public transport through preparing for and undertaking competitive tendering.
English, German
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Public Procurement for Innovation in Baltic Metropolises
A collection of case studies of the procurement of innovative solutions in the Baltic region. The report also summarises the main elements considered favourable to innovation
English
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Sweden
Innovation procurement (PPI)
Baltic Metropoles/Tallinn University of Technology
2007
Green maintenance of municipal fountains, Barcelona
When renewing the contract for municipal fountain cleaning and maintenance in the City of Barcelona, strict environmental specifications were included. 25% of points in the award phase also related to environmental performance. Environmental improvements included water and energy savings, and chemical use reduction.
English
Spain
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2006
Environmentally-friendly cleaning products, ESPO
In 2006 the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) signed a series of framework contracts with suppliers of environmentally-friendly cleaning products. As a central purchasing body, these framework contracts are usable by any UK authority.
English
United Kingdom
Cleaning
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2007
Reducing supply chain carbon footprint, Lewisham
In 2009 the London Borough of Lewisham launched an assessment of the carbon footprint of its supply chain. Results showed the carbon footprint of the supply chain was 2.5 greater than the direct operations of the Borough.
English
United Kingdom
London Borough of Lewisham
2009
Clean vehicles for London police
The Metropolitan Police Force (MPS) in London, runs 123 hybrid and several electric vehicles. It is also leading a feasibility study on London's Electric Vehicle Delivery Plan, which aims to provide 1,000 electric vehicles by 2015
English
United Kingdom
Transport and vehicles
Greater London Authority
2010
Vienna's new sustainable hospital
Presentation on the construction of a new hosiptal in Vienna to advanced sustainability standards. A sustainability charter has been produced for the project, as well as detailed environmental criteria, which may be used as a checklist at each stage of construction
English
Austria
Buildings and construction
City of Vienna, EcoBuy Programme
2010
London Borough of Southwark
Case study on the implementation of Southwark's Sustainable Procurement Strategy. Amongst the product groups covered are vehicles, paper, electricity and toner cartridges.
English
United Kingdom
Transport and vehicles, Energy, Office stationery
London Remade
2008