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24 June 2022

ICLEI shares its expertise on responsible and sustainable public procurement

On 28 June 2022, ICLEI Europe will join public procurement stakeholders and visionaries from across Europe to share expertise on approaches to responsible purchasing. These discussions will take place as part of the “BEE symposium”: a day for in-person and online exchange among regional ...

25 May 2022

New EU Policy Roadmap charts a path towards a decarbonised buildings and construction sector

ICLEI Europe is proud to have contributed to a new policy roadmap for decarbonising the buildings and construction sector. This week, the World Green Building Council – a global action network of over 70 Green Building Councils – launched a policy roadmap that details how the European U...

18 May 2022

Mayor of Malmö makes case for equitable public procurement

Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh, Mayor of ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden) spoke recently about building equity into public procurement practices at the ICLEI World Congress in Malmö, putting words into action. The city has been committed to equitable and sustainable public procurement for many years...

2 May 2022

ICLEI World Congress to highlight public procurement’s key role in advancing sustainable urban development

The ICLEI World Congress, taking place in ICLEI Member Malmö (Sweden) from 11-13 May, is fast approaching. The event aims to showcase how cities, towns and regions worldwide are advancing sustainable urban development and accelerating the sustainable transition. The World Congress will host two...

22 April 2022

Last chance: only one week left to apply to the Procura+ Awards 2022

Public authorities leading on sustainable, circular and/or innovative public procurements have just one more week (until 30 April) to apply for the prestigious 2022 Procura+ Awards. Apply now – because good sustainable public procurers deserve to be recognised for their great work! Applicatio...

21 March 2022

New Circular Public Procurement Framework for Cities now available

Cities worldwide increasingly recognize the need to adopt circular procurement processes, seeing procurement as a powerful tool city governments can use to shape the transition towards a circular economy. With public procurement accounting for 15-20% of global GDP and sub-national governments being ...

18 March 2022

Meet the jury: Procura+ awards 2022 reveal jury and new application deadline

Sustainable procurement leads to significant improvements of public goods, services, processes and infrastructure. The Procura+ Awards reward successful, already running, sustainable, circular and innovation public procurements.  Following a recent call for applications, four jury members for ...

8 March 2022

International Women’s Day at ICLEI Europe

Today, 8 March, ICLEI Europe recognises International Women’s Day. This annual commemeration is about striving towards a more gender-equal world. On this day, it is important to celebrate the achievements of women and gender minorities, while also calling out areas where inequalities remain, a...

18 February 2022

Bidding to host the 10th ESCT conference is now open!

The bidding process for the 10th edition of the European Sustainable Cities and Towns conference is now open. All cities are warmly invited to bid to host this flagship event. The purpose of this key ICLEI Europe conference series is to share the most advanced approaches, tools and inspiring ideas ...