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Sustainable Procurement In The City of London – An Impressive Approach

Natalie Evans explains the variety of initiatives


Professor Sue Arrowsmith and a Bracing View of Sustainable Procurement

Leicester Law School host successful event


Commission Translates Buying Green Handbook – Now In 23 Languages

Useful guidance, case studies and background for buyers


InnProBio Produces Factsheet on Bio-Based Products for Public Sector Buyers

Bio-based products are being sourced as replacement for oil-based products


Talk from the Public Procurement Taverna

It’s Friday, so here is our roundup of stories, information and events we picked up down the (imaginary) procurement cafe/bar/cave/biergarten (according to your location) this week. With well over a trillion Euros of money from taxpayers and citizens being spent by governments and public sector bodies, you would think it ought to be done well — not…


Sustainable Public Procurement — On the Road to 2020

Climate change, reducing emissions and sustainable procurement in the run up to 2020


Eco-Friendly Furniture Buying Tool Aims To Boost Cities’ Sustainability

Cities can reduce energy consumption by up to 15.5%, waste consumption by 10.8% and their impact on global warming by up 26.5%


“Railsponsible” Promotes Eco-Friendly Practices in Railway Procurement and Supply Chains

Railway industry told to revamp operations and completely rethink approach to procurement


Porto Employs Sustainable Procurement Criteria in Waste Management

Waste management association shares lessons from procurement of sustainable cleaning services in Portugal


New Guidance Encourages Leadership In Sustainable Purchasing

80 organisations with over $100 billion (€90 billion) of purchasing power sign up to pilot sustainable purchasing guidance