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How to procure fair ICT hardware - Criteria set for socially responsible public procurement
The criteria document aims to support experienced procurers in leveraging public purchases of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hardware to positively impact working conditions across the electronics supply-chain. The criteria set covers guidance on Subject Matter, Selection and Award Criteria, Technical Specifications as well as Contract Clauses. The criteria set is ambitious as it goes beyond smelter level but addresses issues at mining stage also.
English
Europe/EU
ICT (information and communication techn.)
Fair trade
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2020
Global Best Practices on Emerging Chemical Policy Issues of Concern under the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) is supporting a SAICM project on global best practices for emerging chemical policy issues of concern. The project overarchingly aims to achieve the sound management of chemicals throughout their lifecycle by 2020 and sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020.
UNEP and ICLEI Europe are working jointly on supporting implementation of component 2 of the project, and in particular the activities in the electronics sector. These activities aim to help governments and value chain actors in the electronics sector track and manage chemicals of concern (CoC) in their products. This work is focussed on developing global sustainable public procurement guidance enabling purchasers to ultimately reduce the use of chemicals of concern (CoC) in the electronics sector and supporting the training for adaptation of global tools and guidance to the local context of public purchasers in Colombia.
English
International
ICT (information and communication techn.)
General GPP/SPP
2020
Framework contract for sustainable office materials based on “Cradle to Cradle” principles - City of Ludwigsburg
EC GPP Case Study - Ludwigsburg wanted to award a new two-year framework agreement for office stationary and office material, which would decrease the overall price while also allowing for green criteria to be included in the call for tender.
English
Europe/EU, Germany
Office stationery
General GPP/SPP
European Commission
2020
DRIVING CHANGE THROUGH PUBLIC PROCUREMENT - A toolkit on human rights for procurement policy makers and practitioners
This toolkit is designed to be a practical tool with a range good practice examples: talking about human rights in the context of public procurement, how to link the policy context, requirements and contract management.
English
International
Social responsibility
Danish Institute for Human Rights
2020
GPP in Daejeon City, Korea
Report on Daejeon's approach to GPP including target setting, connecting procurement to the city's environmental ordinance and an annual training session.
English
Korea; South
General GPP/SPP
ICLEI & KEITI
2020
GPP in Gyeonggi-do Province, Korea
Report on GPP approach in Gyeonggi-do Province ranging from training sessions to pilot procurement and monitoring.
English
Korea; South
General GPP/SPP
ICLEI & KEITI
2020
GPP in Busan Metropolitan City, Korea
Report on Busan's latest targets and achievements as leading city on green public procurement.
English
Korea; South
General GPP/SPP
ICLEI & KEITI
2020
Reducing food transport emissions through route optimisation and more efficient vehicles - City of Helsinki
EC GPP Case Study - Helsinki Service Centre aimed at improving their operations of food transportation to become more customer-friendly and reliable, save costs, significantly reduce the environmental impact of their operations. Three separate calls for tender were published that jointly cover all food transportation and logistics for Helsinki Service Centre.
English
Europe/EU, Sweden
Food and catering, Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
EC GPP Helpdesk
2019
GUIDELINES TO ADDRESS SINGLE-USE PLASTICS THROUGH PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
The guidelines intend to provide a common understanding of the set of measures and environmental criteria that can be considered in developing the most appropriate legal and operational framework to address single-use of plastic in public procurement in the signatory countries of the Barcelona Convention.
English
Europe/EU
Waste
General GPP/SPP
Ecoinstitut S.C.C.L.
2020