The Handbook is the European Commission’s main guidance document to help public authorities buy goods and services with a lower environmental impact. It is also a useful reference for policy makers and companies responding to green tenders.
The third edition of the Handbook includes:
Guidance on how environmental considerations can be included at each stage of the procurement process in the current EU legal framework (adopted in 2014)
Practical examples drawn from contracting authorities across EU Member States
Sector specific GPP approaches for buildings, food and catering services, road transport vehicles and energy-using products.
Sectors: Buildings, Cross cutting
Country / Region: EuropeTags: building types, environmental impacts, impacts on systems and sectors, procurement, public procurement, purchasing, roads, sustainable livelihoods approaches
In 1 user collection: Building Efficiency Accelerator: Procurement Resource Collection
Knowledge Object: Publication / Report
Published by: European Commission and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Publishing year: 2016
Author: European Commission and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability