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  • DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2018 Procura+ Awards Public space

    The deadline for applications to the 2018 Procura+ Awards has been extended until 18 May 2018 in all three award categories - Sustainable Procurement, Innovation Procurement and Procurement Initiative of the Year.
    Hosted by Procura+ network coordinators ICLEI in cooperation with the Procure2Innovate project, the competition rewards sustainable and innovative public procurements leading to significant improvements of public good, services, process and infrastructure.

    Recently, a high-leve...


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  • Vote now for the EURECA project - DCS Awards Public space

    The European Commission funded EURECA project supported procurement & innovative consolidation of new build and retrofit data centre projects in European states leading to savings of over 131 GWh/year of primary energy in pilots from Ireland, Netherlands and United Kingdom.

    https://dceureca.eu/

    The project is now among the finalists for the DCS Awards to be held in London during May.

    We are competing in the category of 'Data Centre Energy Efficiency Initiative of the Year'.

    We...


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  • ANW-hiaatverzekering Public space

    Collega's,

    Van Rob kreeg ik een vraag over bovenstaande verzekering: had de stukken ook zelf nog maar net binnengekregen. Hieronder mijn reactie naar mijn dienst P&O, groetjes,

    Hub

    • Vreemd dat dit nu pas onze kant op komt; hier wordt blijkbaar (in Den Haag) al een hele tijd over nagedacht en gepraat (met een of meerdere marktpartijen): zou liever gezien hebben dat we (inkoop, bij de VvH is bekend dat er een inkoopplatform bestaat met een groot aantal ervaren inkopers) eerd...

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  • Early Bird Prices Expire Apr 7 for Sustainable Purchasing Summit 2018! Public space

    SPLC’s annual Summit brings together 400 purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions to share and promote sustainable purchasing best practices for organizations. The Summit’s expert-led sessions, networking, tradeshow, and buyer-supplier matchmaking are open to both members and non-members.

    This year's Summit is May 14-16 in Minneapolis. On Saturday April 7th, the prices will jump $100. Join us!

    https://www.sustainablepurchas...


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  • EcoProcura 2018: Call for contributions Public space

    Have you an idea on sustainable, circular, strategic or innovative procurement that you'd like to share with an international conference with more than 400 delegates?

    The EcoProcura 2018 conference on sustainable, circular and innovation procurement has opened a call for contributions for four elements of its programme from 3-5 October in Nijmegen (The Netherlands).

    Procurement practitioners, public authorities, policy makers, suppliers and legal experts are invited to submit ideas for the M...


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  • Local Authorities Reporting under the Modern Slavery Act: New Study Public space

    We are pleased to present our lastest study: UK Modern Slavery Act Transparency in Supply Chains: Reporting by Local Authorities. BHRE Research Series. Report 2. March 2018, writen by Olga Martin-Ortega, Anna Gorna and Rahima Islam. In the Report we present the findings of the qualitative analysis of the statements produced by local authorities from the time of the enactment of the UK Modern Slavery Act up to 31st January 2018, and thus, covering the financial years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. For...


    Continue reading March 15th
  • LIFE FUTURE unveils a DEMO version of the GUF Tool Public space

    The LIFE FUTURE project consortium is progressing on the development of the GUF Tool. Efforts made both in the selection and in the programming of the environmental criteria for urban furniture products yielded fruits: a DEMO version of the GUF Tool is now available online.

    Within this version, public authorities can select the environmental criteria for urban furniture to be included in the tender on a Green Public Procurement process. Explanatory information is also provided for eac...


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  • First newsletter on GPP in Catalonia (in CA and EN) Public space

    Dear all,

    Last week the first edition of the Newsletter on GPP in Catalonia was published (both in Catalan and English).

    It aims to be the space to share the latest news and achievements in this field by Catalan public administrations and will be published twice a year.

    You can read the first edition here: https://mailchi.mp/4852153c1fad/butlleti-1-cpv-catalunya-marc-2018

    And, if interested, subscribe here: https://ecoinstitut.us8.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=b735131fd2bdb19cfc83fc1...


    Continue reading March 12th
  • Best Value event Vienna Public space

    How can we achieve better collaboration between suppliers and clients? Which innovative models are available to contribute to this?

    You will find out during the Best Value Approach event on April 23 at Axians in Vienna. Besides speaker, Prof. Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, experiences and lessons learned from Brau Union and Axians are shared executing a Best Value project.

    About the Best Value Approach

    For over 20 years, the Best Value Approach (BVA) has been tested and refined. It has now been ut...


    Continue reading March 10th
  • Contractmanagement = teamwork Public space

    Vanuit NEVI kwam de volgende aankondiging

    Contractmanagement = teamwork

    Onder dagvoorzitterschap van Prof. dr. Arjan van Weele, NEVI hoogleraar Purchasing & Supply Chain Management aan de Technische Universiteit van Eindhoven, wordt ingegaan op samenwerken en met elkaar het maximale uit contracten halen. 22 maart wordt een inspirerende dag met best practices, keynotes en netwerken.

    HIP-leden ontvangen 10% korting op de deelnameprijs, deze ontvang je door in het opmerkingenveld “L...


    Continue reading March 7th
  • 2018 Procura+ Awards - are you a potential winner? Public space

    Is your public authority a trailblazer in the procurement of goods or services? Has it conducted an exemplary procurement in the last two years? If so, it could be in line for a Procura+ Award!

    The Procura+ Awards recognise sustainable and innovative public procurements which lead to real improvements in public goods, services, processes and infrastructure. They are co-ordinated by ICLEI, in co-operation with the EU-funded Procure2Innovate project.

    The 2018 Procura+ Awards are now accept...


    Continue reading March 5th
  • EURECA Market Directory - Public Sector Public space

    The Public Sector has seen a massive increase in the utilisation for digital services in a drive to streamline and improve the efficiency of both internal operations and online services to its citizens.

    This demand has resulted in a rapidly increased reliance on the data centres underpinning these services and is driving the need to seriously look at both existing infrastructure and the way services are delivered in the most cost effective and energy efficient way. Finding the right product...


    Continue reading February 28th
  • Are you interested in sustainable transport and procurement? Public space
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    I would like to join the group. Thanks


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  • Sustainable Purchasing Summit 2018 - Program and Speakers Announced Public space

    The 2018 Summit of the Sustaniable Purchasing Leadership Council will take place May 14-16 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the US.

    SPLC’s annual Summit brings together 400 purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions to share and promote sustainable purchasing best practices for organizations. The Summit’s expert-led sessions, networking, tradeshow, and buyer-supplier matchmaking are open to both members and non-members.

    Watch t...


    Continue reading February 27th
  • Best Value podcast Public space

    Interesting Podcast about Best Value Approach, Procurement Made Simple.

    https://futureprocurement.net/podcast-060-best-value-approach-procurement/

    For questions, send me an email.


    Continue reading February 26th
  • ICLEI World Congress webinar 21 Feb - Circular economy in cities and regions Public space

    UPCOMING WEBINAR: The circular economy in cities and regions – 21st February 2018

    The first webinar in a series running up to the ICLEI World Congress in June 2018 will investigate the role cities and regions can play in achieving the circular economy at the local level. It will include Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement and Procura+ Network participants Montreal, Oslo and Ghent, who use procurement strategies and ambitious targets to achieve circularity and a sustainable...


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  • Public procurement for energy retrofit of buildings Public space

    To all public procurers interested in energy retrofit of buildings, you can join our group on this platfom: MED PPI network https://procurement-forum.eu/group/1866048/med-ppi-network. It involves mainly players from the Mediterranean region but is open to all. This group aims at sharing best practices and feedback on the process of public procurement of innovation for energy efficient buildings. If you want to learn more or share your experience, join in!!

    Also there is a dedicated webinar...


    Continue reading February 16th
  • Rotterdam launches Socially Responsible Procurement Action Plan Public space

    Procura+ Participant Rotterdam has released a Socially Responsible Procurement Action Plan. The plan, approved in December 2017 by the Executive Board, describes the way in which the city puts into action the agreements from the Socially Responsible Procurement Manifesto, a scheme developed by PIANOo, on behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. The starting point is the effective and efficient use of the purchasing function for social policy objectives, such as...


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  • Guidance by the Dutch ministry of Justice and Safety Public space
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    Thank you for sharing this document !


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  • Market Sounding for energy efficiency refurbishment of the Central Fire Station (València- Spain) Public space

    The City Council of València takes great pleasure in inviting you to the first Market Sounding for energy efficiency refurbishment of the Central Fire Station

    The City Council of València, through the Fire Department Service and Las Naves Foundation, is launching its first public procurement procedure of innovation. A market sounding is the first step towards generating the technical dialogue stage amongst the economic and innovation operators who are interested in participating.

    ...

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  • Procurement Forum: new member-tagging feature Public space

    Dear Procurement Forum members,

    This morning we have launched a new feature on the Procurement Forum which allows you to 'tag' other Forum members when making a post. This means you can bring posts to the attention of other members to whom they might be of interest, and to direct your questions and discussions to Forum members you know have expertise or an interest in the topic.

    You can tag other members in your post by using the 'Tag members' button underneath the file attachment function, by...


    Continue reading February 12th
  • Webinar on circularity in buildings and procurement on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Public space
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    Hi Lina,

    The video files of the webinar are available to download at this link:

    https://wetransfer.com/downloads/c288b4d50d39831c62493620b73592fe20180206135139/176c6b

    Kind regards,

    Michael


    Continue reading February 6th
  • Vacancy @ ICLEI: Officer: Sustainable and Innovation Procurement - deadline 4 March Public space

    Dear Procurement Forum members,

    Please find at the link and attached a job opportunity at ICLEI's European Secretariat in Freiburg, Germany. ICLEI is looking for an Officer to work in their Sustainable Economy and Procurement team. The main focus of this position will address the topics of innovation and sustainable procurement through EU-funded projects.

    http://iclei-europe.org/fileadmin/user_upload/SEP-officer.pdf

    The working language is English, and the deadline for applications is 4 March 2...


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  • WANTED: City who wants to be a global game changer! Public space
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    Hi Michael... Is this innovation restricted to European city only? Can you please send more details to me on my e mail abhirutu@gmail.com? Regards.. Sanjay.. Whatspp+Cell No. +91 9822394170


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  • The call for eafip assistance is open for the final time! Public space

    The call for eafip Assistance is open for the final time! So don't miss out on the chance to be assisted (including legal assistance) in the development and implementation of your #innovation #procurement.

    A Europe-wide network of procurement lawyers is available to provide the Assistance which is financed by the European Commission and comes at no charge to you.

    The eafip initiative is already supporting eight public procurers from across the EU to develop their innovation proc...


    Continue reading January 25th