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Partnerships for improved sustainability: A case study method applied to partnerships in the transport industry

National governments are the signatories to international sustainability agreements such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), New Urban Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement. However, they cannot single-handedly realise these goals; this can only be achieved through cooperation among all relevant actors, including local and regional governments, businesses and civil society.
Local governments control less than 20% of their carbon emission-producing assets. If cities want to achieve the...

Circular Procurement Case Study Collection

This collection of best practices aims to clarify what Circular Procurement is and what its potential is. It is intended to inspire procurement staff to look at products, ask different questions, analyze the needs in the organisations and challenge the market to a more circular supply of products and services.
Guidance document

Buying Green! A handbook on green public procurement

The Buying Green handbook was developed by ICLEI and is the European Commission's main guidance document to help public authorities buy goods and services with a lower environmental impact.

Public Procurement for a Circular Economy

Prepared by ICLEI and published in October 2017, the brochure on Circular Procurement provides an introduction to the European policy framework and practical guidance to those involved in public procurement decisions.
Guidance document

The Procura+ Manual

A Guide to Implementing Sustainable Procurement (3rd Edition)

INNOCAT - A collection of good practice cases

Procurement of eco-innovative catering - engaging the market in public procurement

GPP 2020 - Procurement for a low-carbon economy

GPP 2020 has demonstrated the hugeenergy and CO2 savings which publicauthorities in Europe can make byprocuring innovative products, servicesand works. This report is a summary of the results.

Success Stories in Socially Responsible Public Procurement

Using Public Spending to drive improvements for workers in global supply chains
Guidance document

Smart SPP - Driving sustainable innovation through public procurement in your region

A practical guide for public authorities