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Are the minimum wage requirements in Northrhine-Westphalia for public contractors and their subcontractors in line with EU law?
Rechtsgutachten im Auftrag des Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Instituts (WSI) in der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 20.
Germany
General GPP/SPP
Hans-Böckler-Stiftung
2014
Sustainable Procurement: Time to measure value creation!
Whitepaper based on the 2013 – HEC / EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Barometer
English
International
General GPP/SPP,
Ecovadis
2014
The Case for Innovative Procurement
This report forms the basis of Work Package 2 “The Case for Innovative procurement.” It draws upon research carried out by the partners to identify the environmental impact of their existing vehicles and assess future procurement needs. It then turns to an overview of potential solutions to meet these needs. This report addresses the ‘why’ and ‘what’ of innovative procurement for fire and rescue service vehicles. The guidance framework prepared under Work Package 3 “Risk Management” addresses the ‘how’ and ‘who’, by looking at different approaches to supplier engagement, procurement and contract design and implementation.
English
Europe/EU, Belgium, United Kingdom
Textiles, Transport and vehicles
Innovation procurement (PPI)
FIRED-uP
2013
The report, “The Business Case for Green Building: A Review of the Costs and Benefits for Developers, Investors and Occupants,” examines whether or not it’s possible to attach a financial value to the cost and benefits of green buildings. Today, green buildings can be delivered at a price comparable to conventional buildings and investments can be recouped through operational cost savings and, with the right design features, create a more productive workplace.
English
International
Buildings and construction
WORLD GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
2013
Comparative Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Conventional and Electric Vehicles
Electric vehicles (EVs) coupled with low-carbon electricity sources offer the potential for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and exposure to tailpipe emissions from personal transportation. Considering these benefits, this study addresses concerns of problem shifting and looks into the whole life cycle inventory.
English
International
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP, Life-cycle costing,
2012
European Union Environmental Legislation - Existing and Proposed Legislation and the Potential Impact on Public Transport
This report provides a comprehensive overview of existing and proposed European legislation and its potential impact on the public transport sector; it includes information on the Directive on the procurement of clean road vehicles.
English
Europe/EU
Transport and vehicles
UITP
2009
Green Public Procurement in China and the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement: is it hard to be "fairly" green?
The aim of this paper is two-fold. First, explore in the GPA context and
under China's procurement system, the current normative GPP framework and the
development in practice. Second, assess the GPA regime and China's procurement system in the light of an efficient, transparent and competent GPP operation.
English
China
General GPP/SPP
2011
Driving Transformation to Energy Efficient Buildings - Policies and Actions (2nd Edition)
A report from the Institute for Building Efficiency (an initiative of Johnson Controls)reviewing policy options for driving the shift to energy efficiency in the construction sector
English
International
Buildings and construction
The Institute for Building Efficiency
2012
The Uptake of Green Public Procurement in the EU-27
A report from 2012 monitoring progress across the EU in implementing GPP. The study was carried out on behalf of the European Commission by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), and the College of Europe. It states that 26% of EU tenders have used all of the EC GPP Core criteria.
English
Europe/EU
General GPP/SPP
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), and the College of Europe
2012