Success stories in socially responsible public procurement
The report 'Success stories in socially responsible public procurement' contains a series of success stories on how public authorities have put socially responsible procurement into practice and raise awareness about global supply chain issues in numerous product lines.
Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Cleaning, Furniture
Fair trade, , Social responsibility, ,
LANDMARK Consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Good Practice in Socially Responsible Public Procurement
This series of case studies describes how organisations from different countries have approached the verification of social criteria at various stages of the tender process. Each study looks into how the compliance of direct suppliers is monitored and how this applies to the rest of the supply chain. It is hoped that procurement professionals and other key stakeholders will be able to use the experiences of their counterparts to develop or improve verification systems in their own authorities.
Accès des entreprises sociales d’insertion à la commande publique en Europe
This publication aims to enhance the experiences with procuring from social enterprises in France but also to echo the French practices to compare, confront, inspire ... with the main objective to strengthen initiatives aimed at improving social enterprises' access to public tenders.
Innovation procurement (PPI) , Social responsibility
Access by work integration social enterprises to public procurement in Europe
The diversity of experiences presented in this publication demonstrate that more attention has been given to the social impact of public procurement in recent years, even if there is more to be done.
This publication aims to highlight these particular experiences as well as
French practices, in order to make comparisons, challenge and inspire
European initiatives that support WISEs’ access to public procurement opportunities.
General GPP/SPP, , , SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises), Social responsibility
SMART SPP - innovation through sustainable procurement - case study of the Municipality of Kolding
The Municipality of Kolding shares their experience having used the SMART SPP approach including pre-procurement, early market engagement and lifecycle costing and CO2 assessment for the procurement of indoor lighting solutions.
Further language versions can be downloaded from the project website.
Multiple English, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish
Energy efficiency, Innovation procurement (PPI) , Life-cycle costing
The SMART SPP consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
GPP2020 Tender model: Purchase of energy efficient IT and computing equipment, Oeste CIM, Portugal
This GPP2020 project's case study represents a tender for IT equipment. The tender's main objectives are to verify compliance with stricter GPP criteria than ENERGY STAR and proving that the market can easily supply low-carbon IT equipment