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News snippets from the world of European public procurement


European Commission Will Integrate Green Public Procurement into New Circular Economy Package

A new circular economy package being developed by the European Commission will include “targeted action” in public procurement as well as “major” funding for innovation.


Austrian Procurement Programme – A Role Model for GPP 

Ökokauf Wien’s success earned international recognition when it became one of three ‘outstanding’ sustainable procurement initiatives


Green Public Procurement and some very successful case studies

The Directorate-General for the Environment is one of more than 40 Directorates-General and services that make up the European Commission. DG Environment was set up in 1973 to protect, preserve and improve Europe’s environment for present and future generations. The Commission aims to do this by proposing policies and legislation that protect the environment and…


Malta looks for new solutions to Green Public Procurement

Malta wants help to develop strategy – but is the budget enough?