WHY SUSTAINABLE & CIRCULAR PUBLIC PROCUREMENT?

BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE AND CIRCULAR PROCUREMENT

Public procurement can have powerful benefits - for public authorities, the environment and wider society.

Here are some of our top reasons to buy more sustainably and circular:







 

 

 

"Across Europe, on average, public authorities spend about 20% of the EU Gross Domestic Product (GDP) purchasing goods, works and services. That represents enormous leverage, and it means the public authorities wield tremendous market power."

Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries


Our work

Find out more about our ongoing and past activities on SPP, GPP, Circular or Strategic procurement.

Visit the Programmes & Projects page

CARBON CALCULATORS

The GPP 2020 website provides a series of calculators to help work out the carbon dioxide savings achieved by implementing sustainable tenders

GPP 2020 Website

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Head over to our resource centre for best practice case studies, guidance and ready-to-use criteria for your next low-carbon tender.

Visit the Resource Centre