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Green Public Procurement

Procuring goods, services and works with a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle.

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Find out about voluntary criteria, green public procurement requirements in sectoral legislation and the process for setting criteria.

What is Green Public Procurement?


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EU GPP Webinar

On the 27th of September, from 14:00 to 15:30 CEST, the next EU GPP Helpdesk webinar will take place on "How to acquire circular, nZEB and green building skills". During the webinar, expert presentations will be given and experiences from across European cities will be shared. Find out how public procurement can be used as a strategic tool to support the upgrading and retraining of the construction workforce.

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Interview with Lukáš Grůza

Interview with Lukáš Grůza, from the Department of Strategic Development and Cooperation of the Brno City Hall, Czech Republic. Project manager of the Smart District Špitálka and an evaluation specialist.

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Portugal: National Strategy for GPP 2030 – ECO360

The ECO360 - National Strategy for GPP 2030 is a document that sets out the vision, objectives and key drivers for its implementation in Portugal. It promotes the inclusion of green criteria in public procurement procedures by entities under direct and indirect state administration, and the state's business sector. The strategy aims to see 50% of the country’s public administration bodies and public business sector adopt green criteria in their public procurement by 2025, rising to 90% by 2030.

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Procura+ Conference: call for contributions!

The Procura+ Conference invites public authorities to showcase their work on sustainable, innovation and circular procurement to over 250 attendees from Europe and the world. Interested organisations can do so by filling in the Call for Contributions by 6 October 2023. The Conference will take place in Lisbon from 13-14 March 2024. The call is open to all public authorities working with public procurement.

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