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Make ICT Fair
This project is a three-year EuropeanAid project aiming at improving the lives of workers and those impacted along different stages of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) supply chain through research, campaigning, capacity building and advocacy.
English
Europe/EU, International
ICT (information and communication techn.)
Fair trade, Social responsibility
2017
Aligning Public Procurement Rules and Practices to Support the Implementation of Home Grown Feeding (HGSF) Initiatives: The case of Ethiopia
This report aims to inform on the alignment of public procurement rules and practices to support the implementation of government-led Home-Grown School Feeding (HGSF) initiatives in Ethiopia. HGSF can be understood as a school feeding model that is designed to provide children in schools with safe, varied and nutritious food which is sourced locally from smallholders.
English
International, Ethiopia
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Building Circularity into our economies through sustainable procurement
This document aims to introduce the role that sustainable procurement can play to accelerate the transition to a circular economy and the shift towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production, based on the work conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme in this field and on the experience documented by partners and governments. The document intends to inform dialogues on how best to bring more circularity in our economies at global level; it is addressed to both public procurers and policy makers, as well as corporate buyers and business leaders.
English
International
Cleaning, Buildings and construction
General GPP/SPP
UN
2018
Green Public Procurement as a tool to promote the Circular Economy
Public procurement can embrace the principles of the circular economy, in particular: contribute to the closure of cycles (both energy and materials), maximize the value of materials, reduce or eliminate waste production. This guide aims to support the transition towards circular procurement.
Italian
Europe/EU, Italy
Food and catering, Textiles
Life-cycle costing, Circular Economy
CESME, ERVET
2019
Criteria for socially responsible workwear
This document describes the environmental criteria that can be used for tendering workwear.
English
Europe/EU, Netherlands
Textiles
General GPP/SPP, Social responsibility
ECAP
2018
Cities and Circular Economy for Food
The report offers a vision for a healthy food system fit for the 21st century and beyond, underpinned by the circular economy principles of designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Waste
Circular Economy
Ellen Mac Arthur Foundation
2019
Aligning policy and legal frameworks for supporting smallholder farming through public food procurement: the case of home-grown school feeding programmes
The paper aims to help build a dialogue, bringing to the food procurement and rural development literature an analysis of the various legal mechanisms that can be used to align the regulatory framework in pursuit of broader development goals by means of public procurement in the form of home-grown school feeding programmes.
English
International
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Creating sustainable smartphones: Scaling up best practice to achieve SDG 12
This report distils the key areas of concern and leading practice across the smartphone life cycle covering design, raw materials, production, use, product life extension and end-of-life. Deriving from this analysis, it proposes practical and replicable key recommendations for governments, industry and consumers to accelerate the transition towards more sustainable consumption and production patterns for smartphones.
English
Europe/EU
ICT (information and communication techn.)
Fair trade, Circular Economy
Malta - GPP National Action Plan
National Action Plan for 2019 - 2025. The second GPP National Action Plan outlines Malta's strategy and targets for GPP in the coming period until 2025. it includes a review of the first National Action Plan and proposes arange of new approaches to GPP including circular procurement.
Malta
Food and catering, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Cleaning, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Lighting, Office stationery, Infrastructure, Green spaces, Furniture, Waste
General GPP/SPP
Office of the Prime Minister, Malta
2011