Follow-up project

The project Buy Smart+ was completed in September 2014. For up-to-date information please visit the website of the new project Green ProcA.Green Public Procurement in Action.

Helpdesk

Get consultation and professional trainings here.

News

Diese Rubrik hat mehrere Unterseiten

2013-06-26

Procurement package: New deal to ensure more responsible public spending

Public authorities will get better tools to make more strategic and responsible use of taxpayers' money when buying works, goods or services, thanks to a political deal on public procurement and utilities struck by Parliament and the Council.

more
2013-06-05

Consumers buying more efficient cars in Europe

The average car sold in the EU in 2012 was 9 % more fuel-efficient than the average three years before, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Improved technology and an increase in the share of diesel cars are the main reasons behind the fall in average CO2 emissions.

more
2013-03-11

Expert vote tightens energy savings from computers

Proposed new energy savings legislation for computers across the EU has been strengthened by a show of hands among national experts from each member state in a behind closed doors vote on 7 March 2013.

more
2013-02-19

CLASP and eceee point to an additional 40-70 TWh per annum by 2030 from revisions to existing ecodesign and energy labelling regulations

In a new discussion paper, analysis by CLASP has identified an additional 40-70 TWh per annum by 2030 from eleven existing ecodesign and energy labelling regulations covering seven product groups. All eleven regulations are scheduled for review between now and the end of 2014.

more
2013-01-16

Science for Environment Policy

Public authorities in EU Member States are encouraged to purchase more environmentally-friendly goods and services through Green Public Procurement (GPP). A recent survey of purchasing managers in Italy has identified some factors that influence their adoption of this strategy, and suggests that a broad knowledge of GPP is key to its implementation.

more
2013-01-11

The Guide

The Buying Sustainable Timber guide is designed to help European public authorities make sure the timber products they buy are sustainable.

more
2012-09-18

ENERGY INFORMATION

The new Energy Efficiency Directive was adopted on Tuesday 11/09/2012 by the European Parliament

more
2012-07-12

San Francisco stops buying Apple's computers

City reacts to Apple's withdraw from EPEAT

more
2012-07-09

Energy label-type certificate for carbon footprint?

Schemes for new Product Environmental Footprint label are being discussed.

more
2012-06-18

Environmental procurement criteria used by Basque Government for private sector

Ihobe presents environmental criteria to Basque companies

more

News

Six finalists for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award

2014-09-10

The shortlist for the Public Procurement of Innovation Award, part of the Procurement of Innovation Platform project, has been narrowed to six finalists. more

Newsletter

Our newsletter keeps you informed about green procurement issues.

Subscribe

Downloads

Here you can find practical help like guidelines and calculation tools for free download.

Get to download area

Login

Login

Members Login Form


Forgot your password?