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February 2022

Public Procurement and Sustainable infrastructure

9 February 2022, 01:00 - 02:30


UNEP and the One Planet Network invite you to join us in conversation. Panelists will share public procurement strategies that are driving stronger sustainability outcomes in infrastructure planning and development.

-Beibei Gu, UNEP Opening Remarks

-Dominic MacCormack, UNEP, moderator

-Introduction: Sanjay Kumar, Sustainable Infrastructure interest group of the One Planet Network SPP Programme

-Panelist #1, Shadi Hussein, Global Procurement Services, United Nations Development Programme: UNDP Sustainable Procurement Integration Approaches

-Panelist #2, Ravishankar Chandrasekhran, Vice President and SBU Head, Tata Projects: Infrastructure Procurement in India

-Panelist #3, Jeroen Van Alphen, Project Leader SPP, Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management: Incorporating sustainability into Infrastructure projects – The Netherlands national perspective

-Panelist #4, Ana Maria Ruiz, Infrastructure and Public Procurement Division, OECD

You can register here.

Webinar: What you need to know about sustainability and procurement

10 February 2022, 12:00 - 13:00


AdviceCloud and Positive Planet have teamed up for a webinar to help suppliers understand sustainability in more depth, and how it links to public sector procurement.

The webinar aims to be a knowledge sharing session where experts from both companies will be making sure suppliers to grips with what they need to be doing in 2022. This includes:

  • What sustainability means when it comes to public services
  • The regulations in place that need to be taken notice of
  • Why suppliers need to do more when it comes to sustainability (hint: the answer involves winning contracts)
  • How procurement is progressing
  • A Q&A section to ask experts your questions

Please note that the webinar is focusing on UK public procurement regulations. More information here. To register, click here

GPP-STREAM high-level political dissemination event/final conference

(Semester VIII)
16 - 17 February 2022, 09:45 - 12:10

Due to the complicated pandemic situation across most of the European countries, the GPP-STREAM partnership decided to organize its high-level political dissemination event online instead of physically. The final conference will be organized on 16th and 17th of February, 2022.

During the first day of the event, GPP-STREAM partners will present their achievements in regards to the implementation of their regional GPP action plans – lessons learnt and difficulties met. There will be also a session dedicated to the integration of green public procurement (GPP) into policy instruments: case studies and good practices from other EU regions not directly involved in GPP-STREAM project.

During the second day, high level speakers from public EU institutions will be presenting good practices and case studies on environmental policy development and how GPP can be integrated into various policies which public administrations (PAs) need to develop and implement.

Agenda of the event is present here, and Links for registration to the event are presented below.

Participation in the conference is free – all interested parties and stakeholders are warmly invited to register and take an active part in this GPP-STREAM event.


Link for registration of the first day of the Conference - 16 February 2022.

Link for registration of the first day of the Conference - 17 February 2022.

3rd Lunchtime Talks on Gender Equality

#WeBuySocialEU A bit of Social Procurement
24 February 2022, 12:00 - 12:45

DG GROW's lunchtime talks continue with a session on 'Gender Equality', where you can learn about the European Gender Equality Institute's toolkit for gender-responsive public procurement and how to introduce gender equality considerations in public procurement.

You can register here.