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SPP Regions tender model: Procurement of electric, hydrogen, and plug-in hybrid vehicles
The Municipality of Copenhagen, on behalf of a joint procurement community, has set a framework agreement on the procurement of up to 245 electric, hydrogen, and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
English
Denmark
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
SPP Regions consortium
2018
SPP Regions tender model: Eco-innovative vending machines in Torino University
In a tender for vending machines likely to be awarded in June 2018, the University of Torino is focusing strongly on eco-innovation. The tender will centralise the service and optimise the number of machines available - reducing from 279 to 226 machines.
English
Italy
Food and catering
Energy efficiency
SPP Regions consortium
2018
SPP Regions tender model: Organic catering for hospitals in Piedmont
SCR, the central purchasing body for the Piedmont Region in Italy awarded contracts in 6 lots to provide catering services to hospitals across the region.
English, Italian
Italy
Food and catering
Ecolabels
SPP Regions consortium
2018
Climate budget 2018
Oslo’s Climate Budget is a means of showing where emissions must be reduced and who is responsible for doing so. The Climate Budget provides an overview of the measures that the City Government is planning to implement within the period of its current economic plan in order to fulfil Oslo’s climate goals. Measures include objectives related to procurement and establishment of climate-smart markets.
English
Norway
City of Oslo
2017
City of Oslo Procurement Strategy 2017
This document presents a new strategy for Oslo Municipality's procurement of goods, services, buildings and construction. The municipality's procurement strategy is to provide a common overall basis for thinking and behaviour by municipal agencies, so that procurement becomes an effective instrument for providing residents, businesses and industry with quality solutions and services in line with the needs of today and tomorrow.
English
Norway
City of Oslo
2017
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
Bio-based Products and Services in the Circular Economy
The factsheet aims to explain how the procurement of bio-based products and services fits into circular economy. The factsheet addresses the question: does encouraging the public procurement of bio-based products contribute to fostering a circular economy?
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy, Biobased products
InnProBio Consortium
2017
SPP Regions - Circular Procurement, Case Study Collection
This collection of best practices aims to clarify what Circular Procurement is and what its potential are. It is intended to inspire procurement staff to look at products, ask different questions, analyze the needs in the organisations and challenge the market to a more circular supply of products and services.
English
Europe/EU, International
Circular Economy
ICLEI
2017
Circular Public Procurement in the Nordic Countries
This study formulated four approaches to circular procurement, including the procurement of better quality products in circular terms, the procurement of new circular products, the use of business concepts that support the circular economy, and investments in circular ecosystems.
English
Europe/EU, Denmark, Finland, Sweden
Circular Economy
Nordic Council of Ministers
2017
Public Procurement for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth: Enabling reform through evidence and peer reviews
The OECD guidance aims to support governments in reforming their public procurement systems to ensure long-term sustainable and inclusive growth. The guidance includes suggestions and indications for reforming procurement to achieve savings and sustainable development and lessons learned from previous OECD Public Procurement Reviews.
English
Europe/EU, International
General GPP/SPP
OECD
2013
Danish Environmental Protection Agency TCO tools
Following the Government's Intelligent Public Procurement Strategy, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency has developed a number of tools that make it possible in the bid phase to calculate what the total cost of a product will be throughout its use phase. The TCO tools have been developed for 13 product areas (in Danish).
Danish
Denmark
Life-cycle costing
Danish Environmental Protection Agency
Harnessing Procurement to Deliver Circular Economy Benefits
This report draws on results from the European LIFE+ REBus project to outline guidance and recommendations on circular procurement. The project aims to reduce product consumption by demonstrating the commercial case for European businesses to change their business models.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
Rijkswaterstaat
2017