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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

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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)

Procurement criteria
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

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)

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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

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
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
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Procurement criteria
Toolbox Nachhaltige Auftragsvergaben. Ein Leitfaden zur Berücksichtigung von Nachhaltigkeitsaspekten bei Ausschreibungen in Vorhaben der Finanziellen ZusammenarbeitToolbox Sustainable Procurement. A guide on how to include 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.
Products/Services:
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Energy
  • Buildings and construction
  • Lighting
  • Infrastructure
Language:

English, French, German, Spanish

Country:
  • International
Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
  • Buildings/construction
  • Climate change
  • Energy efficiency
  • Environmental management system
  • Fair trade
  • Life-cycle costing
  • Local (economic) development
  • Public procurement (general)
  • Recycling and waste
  • Renewable energy
  • Responsible investment
  • SMEs(small and medium sized enterprises)
  • Social issues
  • Sustainable consumption & production
  • Transport
  • Water
Level:
  • International
Publisher:

KfW Group (2014)

Procurement criteria
Nordic Cooperation on Green Public Procurement: The First Set of Criteria Examples
A set of GPP criteria for eight product groups developed by the members of the Nordic Council, to accompany the EC GPP criteria.
Products/Services:
  • Lighting
  • Office stationery
  • Medical equipment
Language:

English

Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
Level:
  • Europe
  • National
Publisher:

Nordic Council

Procurement criteria
Hessen: Vorreiter für eine nachhaltige und faire Beschaffung - LeitfädenHessen: Leader in sustainable and fair procurement - guidance
Hessen (Germany) has published on 22 August 2012 a set of 7 sustainable procurement guidelines for the product and service groups office stationary, office communication, office furniture, computers, cars, cleaning services and textiles. They include criteria and verification schemes and include indications on the legal soundness of the proposed criteria.
Products/Services:
  • Textiles
  • ICT (information and communication techn.)
  • Transport and vehicles
  • Cleaning
  • Office stationery
  • Furniture
Language:

German

Country:
  • Germany
Topic:
  • General GPP/SPP
Level:
  • Regional
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