Projects ( 217 - 225 from 251 )

Nottingham Conference 2005

Second National Councils' Climate Conference

A one day conference on climate change held in Nottingham, UK. It will see the launch of of a revised Nottingham Declaration with a much improved support package.

Nanning (China): International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development

Research for Local Action towards Sustainable Human Settlements (RELAy)

The Nanning International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development - From Research to Action was an event of the European Union and UN-HABITAT research initiative in support of sustainable human settlements, which was the core activitiy of the RELAy Project (Research for Local Action towards Sust...

Downstream Impacts of Sustainable Procurement

Development of an Evidence base to Evaluate the Downstream Impacts of Sustainable Procurement for the UK Government

The overarching objective of this project is to develop a robust evidence base on the outcomes that can be achieved from sustainable procurement in the public sector. This will focus on the impacts sustainable public procurement policies and contracts have on market supply and wider market demand.

"A Future with Zero CO2 Emissions" Conference 2006

15 - 17 May 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden - European conference for local governments on climate protection

The conference aimed to intensify political commitment and present practical
strategies that have been effective, encouraging replication in the region and throughout the world. Attended by local stakeholders, the business sector and youth were highlighted as groups essential for involvement in v...


Procura+ European Sustainable Procurement Network

Initiated and co-ordinated by ICLEI, Procura+ is a network of European public authorities and regions that connect, exchange and act on sustainable and innovation procurement.

Training in Ghana: Environmentally and Socially Responsible Procurement

Pilot client capacity building for Environmentally and Socially Responsible Procurement

This training project for "Environmentally and Socially Responsible Procurement (ESRP)" was a cooperation between the World Bank, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability towards the development of a training resource package on sustainable pro...


Sustainability in the Urban Public Transport Market

The SIPTRAM project aimed to encourage local and regional authorities across Europe to improve the environmental and social standards in urban public transport through the competitive tendering process.


Local Authority Environmental Management Systems and Procurement

LEAP developed tools for local authorities to systematically, effectively and efficiently deal with green procurement as part of an Environmental Management System (EMS). 
Tools developed included:

Developing a green procurement policy
Implementing joint procurement
Incorporating sustaina...


Sustainable Communities and Renewable Energy

The main objectives of this project are to review and develop a better understanding of the policies, mechanisms and strategies which have led to improvements in the integration of renewable energy sources (RES), the rational use of energy (RUE) and the use of clean energy for transport (CET) in Eur...