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How to engage the market - An overview of the European legal framework
This document gives a brief overview of the legal frameworks underpinning market engagement aiming to enable public buyers to practice dialogue.
The overview provides a legal background beyond a specific format of engagement, outlining regulation on Competitive Dialogue, the Negotiated Procedure or Innovation Partnership. In addition, the document details how some countries have regulated market engagement based on the EU directives.
English
Europe/EU
Market Engagement
ICLEI European Secretariat
2020
How to engage the market - A step by step guide for dialogue events
This dialogue-based, strategic approach looks beyond the tendering phase to develop relationships with the market before and after tendering. One common format is hosting a dialogue event. However, organising such an event is not as straightforward. This guide aims to support public authorities in this regard by providing a set of practical steps on how to plan a market dialogue event, online or in-person.
English
Europe/EU
Market Engagement
ICLEI European Secretariat
2020
15 Frequently asked questions on socially responsible public procurement
Public authorities can engage in socially-responsible public procurement by buying ethical products and services, and by using public tenders to create job opportunities, decent work, social and professional inclusion and better conditions for disabled and disadvantaged people.
This document provided by the European Commission provides answers to 15 frequently ased questions such as
- What is Socially Responsible Public Procurement (SRPP)?
- Who can benefit from that?
- What is the legal framework?
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP, Fair trade, Social responsibility
European Commission
2020
Public procurement and circular economy in the building sector
This booklet is the result of a partnership with the Regional Council of Pays de la Loire started in 2018 on circular economy, and was produced in collaboration with the Regional Council, ADEME and RESECO.
In addition to regulation elements, it includes feedback, in particular those presented during a webinar in November 2020 on "market integration of building materials from recycling/reuse".
French
France
Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP, Circular Economy
RESECO
2021
Refurbishing an old Kindergarten building with minimal environmental impact - Croatia
GPP Case Study - A good practice example published in the December edition on the GPP News Alert presenting recent work through public procurement of innovation (PPI) carried out in the City of Koprivnica (Croatia).
English
Croatia
Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP, Innovation procurement (PPI)
2020
CityLoops
CityLoops is a four-year EU-funded project focused on two waste streams: organic, and construction and demolition waste, including soil. Høje-Taastrup and Roskilde (Denmark), Mikkeli (Finland), Apeldoorn (the Netherlands), Bodø (Norway), Porto (Portugal) and Seville (Spain) are the seven European cities involved in the project that will develop and test a series of demonstration actions on construction and demolition waste (CDW) and organic waste (OW) with the aim of achieving material circularity. Over 30 new tools and processes will be tested as part of CityLoops.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
Socially responsible public procurement of ICT equipment in Sweden - Region Stockholm
Procura+ Case Study: Region Stockholm is a European leader in the implementation of social criteria. Their strategy for socially responsible procurement and experiences with using social criteria in tenders for ICT equipment are outlined in this Case Study published within the MakeICTFair project.
English
Europe/EU, Sweden
ICT (information and communication techn.)
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
2020
National framework contract for paper with environmental requirements - Slovenia
GPP Case Study: The Ministry of Public Administration in Slovenia is responsible for joint procurement procedures on behalf of other Slovenian contracting authorities. In 2020, this included a very large joint procurement for office paper made from primary fibres obtained from sustainably managed forests, and office paper made from recycled fibres.
English
Slovenia
General GPP/SPP
2020
Socially responsible public procurement of Chromebooks - Municipality of Stavanger
Procura+ Case Study: In 2020, Stavanger procured Chromebooks for all elementary and junior high school pupils. By allocating more points to quality criteria than price, Stavanger sent a strong signal to the market about its commitment to ethical trading. The Case Study is published within the MakeICTFair Project.
English
Europe/EU
ICT (information and communication techn.)
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
ICLEI European Secretariat
2020