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The SCP E-Library gathers SCP or SCP-relevant publications, technical reports, articles, but also toolkits, manuals, guidelines, and other key documents or information sources (e.g. newsletters, databases) produced by reference authors or organizations with a cross-cutting or thematic perspective.

WEBINAR...

WEBINAR PRESENTATION ON ‘20 years of Sustainable Procurement at ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability’

Year of publication: 2016 - Available in English
UNEP/ICLEI - Other - Publications, technical reports, articles
Sustainable public procurement
All, Africa, Asia / Pacific, Europe, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, West Asia -
The webinar on "Presenting 20 years of Sustainable Procurement at ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability" was hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, Cities and Lifestyles Unit and co-organized with ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, in the framework of the Sustainable Public Procurement Programme of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns.

The objective of the webinar was to present the initiatives, activities and achievements in the field of sustainable and innovation procurement of ICLEI, the leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building​ a sustainable future.
Public...

Public procurement and Human rights: A Survey of Twenty Jurisdictions

Year of publication: 2016 - Available in English
The Danish Institute for Human rights, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, the Harrison Institute of Public Law - Government - Publications, technical reports, articles
Sustainable public procurement
All, Africa, Asia / Pacific, Europe, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, West Asia -
Like others consumers, governments procure goods and services via global supply chains in which serious human rights abuses are now known to be widespread. This report provides an introduction to public procurement law and policy frameworks, and the interface between public procurement and human rights in practice. It documents existing approaches and gaps, in incorporating human rights considerations into public procurement, across 20 jurisdictions.
Measuring...

Measuring the link between public procurment and innovation

Year of publication: 2016 - Available in English
OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation - Other intergovernmental organization - Publications, technical reports, articles
Sustainable public procurement
All, Africa, Asia / Pacific, Europe, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, West Asia -
This paper presents the findings of a recent OECD project on the measurement of the link between public procurement and innovation. Taking the OECD science and technology measurement frameworks as the starting point, the reports highlights what concepts, definitions and measurement approaches can be used to produce policy-relevant indicators on the use of innovation procurement and carry out empirical analyses on the impact of public procurement on R&D, innovation and broader economic outcomes.
Asia-Pacific...

Asia-Pacific GPPEL Webinar: The Linkages between GPP & Ecolabelling in China and Japan

Year of publication: 2016 - Available in English
UNEP - United Nations / Specialized agency - Publications, technical reports, articles
SPP and Ecolabelling, Sustainable lifestyles and consumption, Sustainable production and value chains, Sustainable public procurement
All, Africa, Asia / Pacific, Europe, Latin America / Caribbean, North America, West Asia - China, Japan
This is the presentation from the Asia-Pacific GPP & Ecolabelling Webinar on the "Linkages between GPP & Ecolabelling", held on July 29, 2016, focused on the experience of China and Japan in the combined use of GPP and ecolabelling.
Main speakers:
- Mr. Kobayashi Hiroyuki, EcoMark Office, JEA
- Ms. Zhang Xiaohui, CEC, MEP, China

The Asia-Pacific GPPEL project, i.e. “Strengthening the capacities and improving the knowledge on green public procurement and ecolabelling in the Asia-Pacific region”, co-funded by China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), and the Korean Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) started in 2013 and mainly aims at strengthening SPP and ecolabelling in the Asia-Pacific region, based on the expertise of China, Japan and South Korea in the combined use of SPP and ecolabelling.
Guide sur...

Guide sur les initiatives RSE sectorielles (2014)

Year of publication: 2014 - Available in French
MEDEF et ORSE - Other - Publications, technical reports, articles
Sustainable public procurement
Europe -
Ce guide s'adresse :
aux entreprises de ces secteurs d'activité qui recherchent des informations synthétiques et pertinentes sur les outils existants pour lancer et développer une démarche RSE ;
aux autres fédérations professionnelles que le MEDEF et l'ORSE encouragent à développer des méthodes et outils adaptés pour leurs adhérents ;
aux différentes parties prenantes des entreprises (ONG, syndicats, fournisseurs, etc.) et aux pouvoirs publics pour faire connaître l'étendue des actions déjà menées par les différents secteurs d'activité.