Projects ( 217 - 225 from 273 )

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...

Sustainable Procurement Guidelines for UNEP

Sustainable procurement guidelines for IT equipment, Office Furniture, Stationery, and Cleaning Products and Services

In co-operation with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), ICLEI developed guidance for sustainable procurement by the United Nations. The guidance is specifically for office IT equipment, office furniture, office stationery (paper, paper consumables, writing implements, and toner cartrid...


PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Mobilising action for Fair Trade Public Procurement

The overall objectives of this project are to help progress towards the eradication of poverty in the developing countries and to contribute to sustainable global development. The specific objective is to reach a critical mass of public authorities using public procurement as a tool for sustainable ...

Fostering SPP in Brazil

Fostering sustainable public procurement in Brazil (Fomentando Compras Públicas Sustentáveis no Brasil)

The project aims to implement sustainable public procurement (SPP) policies and measures in three pilot governments: State of São Paulo via the Secretary of Environment, State of Minas Gerais via the Secretary of Planning and the City of São Paulo via the Secretary of Environment. The project focu...

LG climate mobilization post-2012

Local Governments’ mobilization and backing for the development and implementation of a global and comprehensive post-2012 climate change agreement

The project "Local Governments’ mobilization and backing for the development and implementation of a global and comprehensive post-2012 climate change agreement” (Europe Aid) is co-funded by he European Commission and the Norwegian government.

This project has seven emerging economy countries...


Sustainable Water Management Improves Tomorrow's Cities' Health

Led by UNESCO-IHE the SWITCH project was implemented by a consortium of 33 partner organizations from 15 countries that contributed to developing sustainable urban water systems through a combination of research, technological development, demonstration activities and training within a Learning Alli...