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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
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
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
Sustainable Procurement Toolbox: A guide on including aspects of sustainability in public procurement procedures for Financial Cooperation projects
Published by KfW Group, this Toolbox incorporates both new and proven procedures for considering aspects of sustainability in every phase of the award process – from planning the bidder pre-qualification stage and evaluating bids to the contract itself. It is aimed at all those involved in the award process, including KfW partners, commissioned consultants and own employees.
Multiple
English, French, German, Spanish
International
ICT (information and communication techn.), Transport and vehicles, Energy, Buildings and construction, Lighting, Infrastructure
General GPP/SPP
KfW Group
2014
More organic in communities
This guidance - from the German Biostädte (Organic Cities) network - provides strategies and concepts for the successful introduction
of organic food into city catering services
German
Germany
Food and catering
Fair trade
bioculture GmbH
2017
Guidance on Innovation Procurement
This European Commission guidance aims to encourage public buyers of goods and services to use public procurement as a tool to stimulate innovation. It contains good-practice examples on reducing administrative burden, adjusting selection criteria, mobilising innovation brokers and designing an SME-friendly payment scheme to better attract innovators to public procurement.
English
Europe/EU
Innovation procurement (PPI)
European Commission
2018
Greener textiles in hospitals: Guide to green procurement in the healthcare sector
This guide is aimed at procurers in the Nordic healthcare sector who are responsible for purchasing textile products and services and assists them in developing processes for establishing suitable and practicable environmental criteria in tender documents.
English
Europe/EU
Textiles
Ecolabels
Nordisk Ministerråd
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