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Circular Procurement Best Practice Report
This report gives an overview of the meaning of Circular Procurement and explores concepts and ideas related to the topic, including references to circular procurement examples.
English
Europe/EU
Circular Economy
SPP Regions Consortium
2017
Cleaning Catalonia's air through clean vehicle procurement
The Catalan Government has multi-pronged approach to encouraging SPP of vehicles, including: provision of Green Vehicle Procurement Guide, development of specific government agreements to encourage procurement of low emission vehicles, supporting the Catalan Ecolabel, and promoting sustainable mobility.
English
Spain
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
Procura+
2017
Supplying seasonal and diverse organic fruit and vegetables
The City of Copenhagen is dedicated to ensuring its food and catering service is healthy, sustainable and appetising. The City has a target to supply 90% organic food across its 900 municipal canteens. In 2014 the municipality ensured that bids for fruit and vegetable contracts would include a variety of different sorts, varieties and types.
English
Denmark
Food and catering
General GPP/SPP
Procura+
2017
Innovative lighting procurement for London’s Underground network
In 2015, Transport for London (TfL) sought to reduce the whole life-cycle cost of lighting the London Underground network. The procurement calculated external costs including installation, maintenance, energy use, carbon and cleaning costs. Indicative results suggest a 25% saving on whole life-cycle costs, and significant reductions in energy consumption.
English
United Kingdom
Lighting
Energy efficiency
Procura+
2017
Sustainable Reconstruction of the Motorway A6
Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) procured works and services to widen the A6 motorway, aiming for the motorway to be energy neutral after construction. RWS developed instruments to calculate the CO2 emissions, then selected a tender using a combination of price and quality according to the economically most advantageous submission. This was the Procura+ Award winning tender in 2016 for Tender Procedure of the Year.
English
Netherlands
Infrastructure
Procura+
2017
Market Engagement Best Practice Report
This report explores and outlines some practical steps to engaging with the market, using examples of successful processes and actions to show how it can work
English
Europe/EU
Market Engagement
SPP Regions Consortium
2017
Low Carbon waste collection services, Bristol City Council, UK
The case study refers to the procurement procedure for a service contract for the collection of municipal waste and winter road maintenance for the City of Bristol.
English
United Kingdom
Waste
European Commission
2013
Modern Slavery in Company Operation and Supply Chain: Mandatory transparency, mandatory due diligence and public procurement due diligence
This papers wants to set out a clear pathway for governments to delivery harmonised legislation, regulation and corporate incentives.
English
International
Social responsibility
Business & Human Resource Centre
2017
Commande Publique Durable - Guide méthodologique et fiches pratiques
This guide introduces the reader to the concept of sustainable public procurement and relates this to the specific topics of energy, transport, ICT, social responsibility and others
French
France
ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Infrastructure
General GPP/SPP
2017
Procurement of pharmaceuticals in an environmental context and its inclusion into the CSR Compass
This study, carried out within the UN10YFP Programme on Promoting Supply Chain's Sustainability, has the objective of describing where, from a pharmaceuticals life cycle prospective, it may be appropriate to impose environmental requirements.
English
Europe/EU, International
Life-cycle costing
10YFP SPP
2016
Joint Procurement of 700 GWh green electricity in Catalonia
The Catalan Association of Towns and Counties has undertaken a framework agreement for the supply of electricity, 100% from renewable sources. The framework agreement included the participation of 702 local authorities for an annual consumption estimation of 700 GWh supplying more than 22.000 supply points.
English, Catalan
Europe/EU, Spain
Energy
Joint procurement
SPP Regions consortium
2017
SPP Regions tender model: Purchase and transfer of electric bicycles in the Province of Barcelona
Barcelona Regional Council has purchased electric bicycles for staff and municipal services in the province of Barcelona to support municipalities in their climate change mitigation policies and the transition towards soft mobility models.
English, Catalan
Europe/EU, Spain
Transport and vehicles
General GPP/SPP
SPP Regions consortium
2017