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Organic, seasonal food for kindergartens in Barcelona
Barcelona City Council’s Municipal Education Institute (IMEB)tender for organic, seasonal food for 49 kindergartens
English
Spain
European Commission, DG Environment
2014
Responsible Timber Procurement: From campaigning to implementing
A case study on Madrid implementation of responsible timber procurement
English
Spain
Timber and forestry
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
2012
EU GPP case study: Procuring passive housing in Finland
VASO is a non-profit company procuring social housing on behalf of a number of municipalities in southwest Finland. In January 2010 an expert team was appointed for the design of 31 houses in Naantali, to be built to passive house standard.
English
Finland
Energy, Buildings and construction
Energy efficiency, Life-cycle costing
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2010
EU GPP case study: Working with suppliers to deliver green furniture (Basque country, Spain)
A tender was carried out in 2006 for office furniture with a total contract value of €134,000. The interaction between Ihobe, a public environment agency, and Basque furniture companies on ecodesign ensured that the market in the region was ready to present environmentally ambitious offers in response to the call for tender.
English
Spain
Furniture
SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
European Commission - Directorate General Environment
2010
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