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Nordic Ecolabel (Swan)
The official Ecolabel of the Nordic countries, was established in 1989 by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
Products/Services:
  • Textiles
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Energy
  • Cleaning
  • Buildings and construction
  • Office stationery
  • Gardening
  • Furniture
Language:

English, Danish, Finnish, Swedish

Country:
  • Europe/EU
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Iceland
  • Norway
Topic:
  • Ecolabels
Level:
  • Europe
  • National
Publisher:

Nordic Ecolabel

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Procurement criteria
NF EnvironnementNF Environnement
French national ecolabel, run by AFNOR, and covering a large number of product groups.
Products/Services:
  • Cleaning
  • Buildings and construction
  • Office stationery
  • Gardening
  • Furniture
Language:

French

Country:
  • France
Topic:
  • Ecolabels
Level:
  • National
Procurement criteria
Blauer EngelBlue Angel (Blauer Engel)
The official ecolabel run by the German government, and used as the basis for many of the sustainable procurement activities in Germany.
Products/Services:
  • Textiles
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Energy
  • Timber
  • Buildings and construction
  • Lighting
  • Office stationery
  • Gardening
  • Furniture
Language:

English, German

Country:
  • Germany
Topic:
  • Ecolabels
Level:
  • National
Publisher:

Blauer Engel

Procurement criteria
Das Österreichische UmweltzeichenAustrian Ecolabel
The Austrian national ecolabel run by the Ministry of the Environment (Lebensministerium)
Products/Services:
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Energy
  • Cleaning
  • Timber
  • Buildings and construction
  • Lighting
  • Office stationery
  • Gardening
  • Events
  • Furniture
Language:

German

Country:
  • Austria
Topic:
  • Ecolabels
Level:
  • National
Publisher:

Austrian Ministry of Environment (Lebensministerium)

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Procurement criteria
United Nations - Sustainable procurement guidelines
Sustainable procurement criteria for a wide range of product groups to be followed by UN organisations globally. Produced as part of the Sustainable United Nations initiative
Products/Services:
  • Food and catering
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Cleaning
  • Office stationery
  • Furniture
Language:

English

Country:
  • International
Level:
  • International
Publisher:

United Nations (2011)

Procurement criteria
EU Ecolabel (Flower)
Ecolabel run by the European Commission. The only ecolabel to operate across the whole of the EU.
Products/Services:
  • Textiles
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Cleaning
  • Lighting
  • Office stationery
  • Gardening
  • Furniture
Language:

English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish

Country:
  • Europe/EU
Topic:
  • Ecolabels
Level:
  • Europe
Publisher:

European Commission, DG Environment

Procurement criteria
European Commission GPP criteriaEuropean Commission GPP criteria
A growing set of GPP criteria for many product and service groups, developed in consultation with the EU Member States.
Some criteria have been translated into all EU languages. Others are only available in English
Products/Services:
  • Food and catering
  • Textiles
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Energy
  • Cleaning
  • Buildings and construction
  • Lighting
  • Office stationery
  • Gardening
  • Furniture
Language:

English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish

Country:
  • Europe/EU
Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
Level:
  • Europe
Publisher:

European Commission

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Procurement criteria
Guide de l'achat public éco-responsable: Achat de produitsGuide for Sustainable Public Procurement: purchasing of products
This guide for the public authorities describes the ecological criteria that need to be taken into account during the purchasing of products. It also explains how to integrate them in the call for tender.
Language:

French

Country:
  • France
Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
Level:
  • National
Publisher:

Ministère de l'Économie, des Finances et de l'Industrie (2005)

Procurement criteria
Ratgeber Umweltfreundliche Beschaffung - SchulungsskripteGuidelines for Green Procurement - training scripts
The guidelines includes an introduction to GPP, the legal framework of GPP with focus on Germany and supporting scripts on life-cycle costing, potential and treat analysis and market surveillance.
Language:

German

Country:
  • Germany
Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
  • Ecolabels
  • Life-cycle costing
Level:
  • National
Publisher:

Federal Environment Agency of Germany (UBA) (2010)

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Guía de solvencia técnica y gestión ambiental
Guia de solvència tècnica i gestió ambiental
Guide on Technical Specifications and EMS in Tenders
This guide shows how to include environmental criteria as selection criteria (under Spanish law). Special emphasis is on referencing environmental management systems (EMS).
Language:

Catalan, Spanish

Country:
  • Spain
Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
  • Environmental management system
Level:
  • National
Publisher:

Catalan Government (Ecoinstitut Barcelona) (2010)

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