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Bonn fighting child labour
Brief introduction to the instrument "City Council Decision on prohibition of exploitative child labour".
English
Germany
Food and catering, Textiles, Transport and vehicles, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction
Social responsibility
Eurocities - project CARPE
2005
Supporting disabled workers through furniture procurement, Scotland
The Scottish Parliament tender for office furniture supplies in 2007 was reserved for "supported businesses", i.e. those employing disabled people. The tender also specified the use of sustainable timber (FSC or equivalent).
English
United Kingdom
Furniture
Social responsibility,
Scottish Parliament
INNOCAT Report - Engaging the market in public procurement
This collection of good practice cases seeks to assist public procurement professionals in conducting effective market engagement. They aim to increase confidence in conducting market engagement activities, and provide evidence in how effective these activities can be.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering
ICLEI
2016
Case studies on socially responsible public procurement
6 case studies on the integration of social considerations into public procurement from the UK, Spain, Austria, Italy and France. Prepared by the International Training Center of the ILO, on behalf of the European Commission
English
Europe/EU, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
Social responsibility
ITC-ILO, on behalf of the European Commission
EU GPP case study: The procurement of sustainable cleaning services (Gooi en Vechstreek, Netherlands)
In 2009 eight cooperating municipalities (240,000 inhabitants) of the Dutch region Gooi en Vechtstreek needed to renew their contract for cleaning services of municipal buildings (60,000 m2). The municipalities decided to join forces again in an open European tender procedure. The municipalities wanted to limit the contract to social employment organisations and wanted also to use SPP criteria to meet the Dutch SPP obligations.
English
Netherlands
Cleaning
Joint procurement, Social responsibility
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2010
EU GPP case study: Green and healthy cleaning services (Tuscany, Italy)
ARPAT, the Tuscan Environmental Protection Agency, successfully piloted GPP for cleaning services in 2004 for two of its 19 offices. Due to the results, in March 2009, the procedure was replicated on a broader scale to encompass all of its offices.
English
Italy
Cleaning
Ecolabels, Social responsibility
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2010
EU GPP case study: Environmentally-friendly cleaning services in Reykjavík
The City Council - through its schools, kindergartens, offices and other buildings - is a major consumer of cleaning services and therefore has the potential to exert considerable influence over the Icelandic cleaning services market.
English
Iceland
Cleaning
Ecolabels, , , Social responsibility
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2011
GOOD PRACTICE IN SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT. APPROACHES TO VERIFICATION FROM ACROSS EUROPE
The principle behind promoting social responsibility throughout the supply chain cannot be disputed, but achieving this in practice can be a challenge for public procurement professionals.
In order to provide some advice for the practical use of verification schemes
these good practice examples intend to show processes of development, pilot
schemes and full applications, and practical experiences made during these processes, including the difficulties which arose and the solutions that were found.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Cleaning, Events
General GPP/SPP, Ecolabels, Environmental management system, Fair trade, Social responsibility
The LANDMARK consortium, c/o ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
2012
Verifying social standards in public procurement. A movie by "The LANDMARK Project"
This LANDMARK DVD features key stakeholders discussing the subject of verifying that suppliers are being socially responsible throughout the supply chain. Interviews are held with public procurers to explore the methods and documentation they have used to ensure supplier compliance with ethical considerations. Informative animations are used to explain the process more clearly. The DVD will be showcased as part of the LANDMARK Exhibition, launched in Malmö, Sweden 19 Sept 2012. Printed copies will also be available.
Multiple
English, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Buildings and construction
Fair trade, Social responsibility
The LANDMARK Consortium c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2012
2012
Responsible Timber Procurement: The “Moabi experience”
Sustainable Timber Action - case study series
English
France
Timber and forestry
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
Responsible Timber Procurement: From coffins to beach stands
Sustainable Timber Action - case study series
English
Spain
Timber and forestry
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
Responsible Timber Procurement: From cork to outdoor benches
Sustainable Timber Action - case study series
English
Spain
Timber and forestry
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
ICLEI
2012