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SUITS
SUITS aims to enhance the capacity of the local authorities and of other stakeholders in terms of innovative procurement in compliance with the latest European legislation on public procurement and on public passenger transport services.
English
Transport and vehicles
Innovation procurement (PPI)
2018
GRASPINNO
GRASPINNO provides innovative green procurement solutions for energy savings/efficient refurbishment of public buildings, focusing on smart cities and communities.
English
Europe/EU
Energy
Energy efficiency
2016
Protecting Human Rights through Government Procurement
Notes from an expert workshop in 2014 organised by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights considering the essential elements of national action plans for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
English
International, Denmark
Social responsibility
International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and The Danish Institute for Human Rights
Supplement to the 2012 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement: Balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in procurement
This report details numerous instances of governments, the private sector, donors and international organizations adopting sustainability in their supply chains.
English
International
General GPP/SPP
United Nations
2012
If not now, when? Responsible procurement in Baden-Württemberg
Articles from public authorities and NGOs from discussions at a workshop on responsible public procurement held in Baden-Württemberg, Germany November 2012.
German
Germany
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Cleaning, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Infrastructure, Events, Furniture
General GPP/SPP
Dachverband Entwicklungspolitik Baden-Württemberg (DEAB), dem forum für internationale entwicklung + planung (finep) und der Werkstatt Ökonomie
2013
SRPP Guide Ensuring socially responsible public procurement
This SRPP guide aims to help public procurers to set and monitor standards for decent working conditions at production sites where goods are manufactured, by offering a step-by-step approach to including SRPP requirements in the procurement process.
English
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Lighting, Office stationery, Medical equipment, Furniture
Social responsibility
difi, Norway
2012
Verifying social standards in public procurement. A movie by "The LANDMARK Project"
This LANDMARK DVD features key stakeholders discussing the subject of verifying that suppliers are being socially responsible throughout the supply chain. Interviews are held with public procurers to explore the methods and documentation they have used to ensure supplier compliance with ethical considerations. Informative animations are used to explain the process more clearly. The DVD will be showcased as part of the LANDMARK Exhibition, launched in Malmö, Sweden 19 Sept 2012. Printed copies will also be available.
Multiple
English, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Europe/EU
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Buildings and construction
Fair trade, Social responsibility
The LANDMARK Consortium c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2012
2012
The keys to Socially Responsible Public Procurement (SRPP)
The guide describes the various tools that facilitate the integration of social criteria in public procurement, including verification schemes and validation, management systems, certifications, and explains the benefits of this practice for governments, companies and society.
Spanish
Europe/EU, Spain
Social responsibility
Forética
2012
Responsible supply chain management
A study produced by Adelphi as part of a services contract for the European Commission to support the High Level Group on Corporate Social Responsibility. It addresses potential success factors and challenges for addressing CSR issues in EU company supply chains.
English
Europe/EU
Fair trade, Social responsibility
Adelphi, on behalf of the European Commission
2011
declaration on the origin of natural stones (City of Zürich)
A document published by the City of Zürich's Construction Department for use during the tendering process about the origin of natural stones including definition of appropriate proof of compliance along the supply chain and example certification schemes.
German
Switzerland
Buildings and construction, Infrastructure
Social responsibility
City of Zürich
2012
Reference tool on Supply Chain Social Performance Management Systems
The GSCP Reference tool on supply chain Social Performance Management Systems (SPMS) has been developed by and for buying organisations (retailers and manufacturers) to support them in monitoring and improving social compliance
performance in the whole supply chain.
The Reference tool is based on best existing practices, common approaches and shared standards, and is designed to reflect and be aligned with relevant international standards and in particular with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It can be used either to provide a general framework for an organisation wishing to create a SPMS, or as a benchmark for an organisation seeking to improve or develop an established SPMS.
English
International
Social responsibility
Global Social Compliance Programme
2013
The LANDMARK project
The LANDMARK project was about enabling European local authorities to act as key drivers for the promotion of fair and decent working conditions in global supply chains for certain products purchased by the European public sector in order to help to improve the living and working conditions of workers in Asia and parts of Sub-Saharan Africa particularly in the textiles, food, construction and electronics sectors.
Multiple
English, Catalan, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Europe/EU, International
Food and catering, Textiles, ICT (information and communication techn.), Timber and forestry , Buildings and construction, Medical equipment
Fair trade, Social responsibility
The LANDMARK consortium, c/o ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
2011