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Sustainable Construction and Innovation in the European Public Sector

The SCI-Network aimed to drive innovative and sustainable construction through public procurement. The project produced a guide containing a series of procurement recommendations, together with an accompanying "snapshot" case study collection.

The project was a collaboration between European cit...


Euro-Topten Plus

Topten is a consumer-oriented online search tool, which presents the most energy efficient appliances in various categories of products. Within the current phase of the initiative ICLEI is developing guidance for public procurers, to help them purchase the most efficient products on the market.

Promotion of EU Ecolabel to public procurers

Raising awareness of the EU Ecolabel Brand amongst Procurement Practitioners in the Member States and promoting the use of the EU Ecolabel criteria throughout the procurement lifecycle

The project is directed towards both public purchasers and their regular suppliers and aims to raise awareness and promote the use of the EU Ecolabel criteria in public procurement, and throughout the supply chain. The project intends to support the ongoing work of the European Commission on the rev...


Innovation through Sustainable Procurement

SMART SPP – innovation through sustainable procurement promoted the introduction of new, innovative low carbon emission technologies and integrated solutions onto the European market by the pre-procurement phase of public tenders. Read about the guidance, tools and case studies produced here.

Input to the Quality of Life Report of the European Environment Agency (EEA)

Ensuring Quality of Life in Europe's Cities and Towns tackling the environmental challenges driven by European and global change

Contribution to the development of the "Ensuring Quality of Life in Europe's Cities and Towns tackling the environmental challenges driven by European and global change" Report

Green Meeting Guide

Green Meeting Guide 2009

In co-operation with UNEP and IAMLADP, ICLEI has produced a Guide to assist any organisation in reducing the environmental impacts of small and medium sized meetings (for up to 200 participants), and help leave a positive legacy in the host community.


Policies to promote sustainable consumption patterns

Leading research institutions from across Europe are taking part in a groundbreaking project analysing the impacts of policy strategies and instruments on consumption patterns in order to examine how sustainable consumption (SC) policies can successfully tackle the problems caused by unsustainable c...

GPP Costs & Benefits

Collection of evidence related to the costs and benefits of green public procurement (GPP)

The overall goal of this study was to collect evidence on the economic and administrative costs and benefits of GPP versus procurement of non-green (or conventional) products by national governments and individual purchasing authorities.


Public Procurement Boosts Energy Efficiency

The project aims to harness the buying power of public authorities to drive the market for innovative environmental technologies. A partnership of public authorities from 6 European countries will undertake large-scale joint procurement of technologies to secure a higher market share for the most en...