Welcome to join us in our next webinar of our 2016 Sustainable IT series. We welcome Christina Macken, Director of Programs for the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council in the USA, who will provide a preview of their upcoming Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing – IT Hardware – version 2.0, which is due for release in late May.
Time: May 12, 2016 at 18-19:00 CET/12.00-13.00 US Eastern/9.00-10.00 US Pacific.
The Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing is intended...
The LIFE FUTURE project has just released its first newsletter!
LIFE FUTURE is a 2.5 year European project, co-funded from the LIFE financial instrument of the EU, that started in 2015. It aims to promote green public procurement, focusing on urban furniture. The objective is to overcome the difficulties encountered by procurers when including environmental clauses in calls for tenders and assessing the offers received.
In this publication you can learn more about the LIFE FUTURE project,...
This webinar explores opportunities, myths and gaps in the current approach to sustainability in public sector purchasing. A case study from Sweden will be discussed as well as the vital role of purchasers in driving positive change. Presentations by dr Mikael Karlsson, president EEB, Sören Enholm, TCO Development, Cecilia Ehrenborg, Nordic Ecolabelling.
May 10, 2016 at 2-3PM CET
Last chance to register for the eafip workshop for Public Procurers in General Administration and eGovernment which will take place in Spain! Access our website to register and then join us on the 31st May in Barcelona, Spain http://eafip.eu/events/workshops/general_sector_workshop/
With the goal of creating positive, measurable, and meaningful change in the environmental performance of products and services procured by the U.S. Government, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Program is pleased to announce the availability of criteria (.doc and .xls) for assessing standards and ecolabels. The criteria is the hard work of a balanced group of experts and stakeholders convened by EPA in a Pilot effort over the past year to...
Denmark has ongoing projects using the innovation partnership procedure. The project involves municipalities working to solve the challenge of dehydration amongst elderly. Contact the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority
Carl Jacobsens Vej 35
Phone: +45 41 71 50 00
Fax: +45 41 71 51 00
Ga jij de uitdaging aan om in multidisciplinaire teams (Europese) aanbestedingen succesvol te begeleiden?
Are you up for the challenge to successfully supervise (European) tenders within multidisciplinary teams?
Abo ta bai aseptá e reto pa guia ku éksito destahonan den timnan multidisiplinario (oropeo)?
DG CONNECT and GD GROWTH have commissioned a study to establish and launch a European Catalogue of ICT Standards for public procurement. The objective of this European Catalogue is to provide a one-stop-shop at the EU level to support and guide public procurers when referring to ICT standards and technical specification in their call for tenders. As part of this study we are inviting those involved in public procurement activities within Member States to complete a survey to collect their view...
All too often, public funds are used to purchase goods and services that are selected without regard for environmental or social responsibility. In Europe, the new EU Public Purchasing Directive offers governments an opportunity to tighten legislation surrounding sustainable purchasing, and for buyers at the local level to take advantage of existing opportunities to make more sustainable product choices. A new report fro...
For the survey results and what InnProBio plans to make out of it, please see our website and the report! http://innprobio.innovation-procurement.org/newsroom/
Ook wij (Waterschap De Stichtse Rijnlanden) hebben de omslag naar de DAS (Negometrix) gemaakt. De voorbereiding was het meeste werk en nu hebben we een duidelijke structuur in het geheel. Ria van Os heeft ons goed geholpen!
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Natascha van Stuijvenberg
15 Action Points for Stakeholders and the Commission to take up. I would be curious to hear what professionals from the public procurement sector think about them:
Project Overview SUNSHINE delivers an extensible open toolkit featuring three smart services for:
The toolkit will be delivered as interoperable open mi...
The deadline for applying for the eafip free Assistance is fast approaching, only 5 days left!
By taking a few minutes to fill-in the form, you will have the chance to be one of the 12 public procurers to receive the much needed assistance (including legal assistance) for your PPI or PCP project.
It is my pleasure to welcome to Procura+ our newest Participant, the City of Tampere. Tampere is the third largest city in Finland and for a number of years has participated in national networks concerning resource efficiency, sustainable development, environmental indicators and sustainable public procurement.
You can view the Tampere Participant page on the Procura+ website here. The city contact is Enni Leppälä, Planning Officer in the City of Tampere Sustainable Community Unit.
I look for...
New Buying Green! Handbook now available
The new edition of the European Commission’s Buying Green! Handbook has been published. The third edition of the Handbook has been fully revised to detail the possibilities of how contracting bodies can put their green public procurement (GPP) policies into practice under the 2014 Procurement Directives.
Buying Green! is the European Commission’s leading publication for assisting public sector entities to purchase goods and services that have a...
I am an intern in an IT Company. I have been tasked with developing a market comparison of aged inventory within the industry. This involves a high level overview of aged inventory witinin the company along with vendor managed inventory within the company, some sort of industry benchmark (ie who is the best at managing aged inventory within the industry), how we are doing compared to that benchmark, changes we need to make to reports, targets, etc.
Aged inventory is a very co...
Ik lees je reactie, is het goed dat ik of een collega van mij ook contact op neemt met Rob van Dijk? Gemeente Utrecht zit met zelfde soort vragen momenteel. Wij gaan een marktconsultatie uitzetten over de mogelijke contractvormen.
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You now have the chance to register for the eafip Workshop for Security Sector Public Procurers, which will be held in the War Museum in Riga, Latvia on the 9th June 2016.
For this particular workshop we welcome public procurers in the security / defence / law enforcement / disaster and crisis management sector.
We are looking forward to meeting you there! http://eafip.eu/events/workshops/security_workshop/
The European Commission is collecting data from key public procurers with potential interest in procuring new innovative solutions in the coming years.
The results will help prioritise these needs in the upcoming years, in view of allocating funding for calls under the next Horizon 2020 Work Programme (2018 – 2020). http://eafip.eu/resources/procurer_survey/