The City of Haarlem is coordinator on the EU Urban Agenda Partnership on Innovative and Responsible Public Procurement. The Partnership now presents its draft Action Plan with 7 proposed actions to improve procurement by European cities. These are the 7 actions:
- Guidance on building city strategic procurement and how to manage strategic procurement (Action 2.1.1)
- Measuring spend and wider impact in European Cities (Action 2.1.2)
Dear Procurement Forum members,
The European Secretariat of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is seeking to fill the position of Assistant in its Sustainable Economy and Procurement team. The role will involve working on European projects related to sustainable procurement, financing sustainable urban development and developing sustainable local economies and the working language will be English.
Please find the attached job advert with further details on the position, or visit http:...
The second draft of the Technical Report of the EU Green Public Procurement Criteria for Public Space Maintenance is now open for comments during the consultation period. The deadline for the submission of comments is 16 July 2018.
The report provides an update to the first technical report. It is based on the analysis of stakeholders comments to the criteria proposal presented during the first stakeholders meeting in Seville on 15 November 2017.
Please note that the technical report wh...
The Energy Area of the Consorci de la Ribera together with the City Council of Alzira will hold on June 27th at 11:30 in the Town Hall of Alzira, an informative session related to the PROCUREMENT OF INNOVATIVE EXTERIOR CARPENTRY (Exp. 04/2018) published today.
All bidders are invited to attend the session in which doubts regarding the tender will be solved and the building subject of the contract, the Magatzem de Cucó, will be visited.
The Website of Consorci de la Ribera is: htt...
COMPRA PÚBLICA INNOVADORA Y RESPONSABLE
12 de junio de 2018, Las Naves. C/ Joan Verdeguer, 16. 46024. València
LA COMPRA PÚBLICA RESPONSABLE
9:30 Inauguración a cargo del Alcalde de València, Joan Ribó y el Concejal de Innovación del Ajuntament de València, Berto Jaramillo.
9:45 Cómo introducir la compra pública responsable desde las realidades existentes.
This is a very exciting step forward for sustainable procurement. Public authorities in East Asia represent an enormous market, and have shown an ability to speed-up sustainability initiatives at speed.
To find out more about sustainable procurement activities in China, a summary and highlights of EcoProcura 2018 - where...
TCO Development runs a webinar about smartphones and conflict minerals on June 13th. The webinar will provide insight to conflicts and violence when smartphones are manufactured.
I am actively working in developing a tailored e-tendering platform that is fully compliant with EU PRAG procedures.
The software bidding2win (this is its name) is a platform with the primary objective is to speed up the process of preparing the bidding dossier with the required documents and to the mandatory format to answer EU funded proposals.
The answer for these RFP is within the strict guidelines defined par the PRAG procedures found in this link http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/prag...
In my organisation we produced the following reports some months ago:
I am aware they could be more focused on (eco/innovative/social) procurement, but it is an issue in which we continue working (slowly, but surely). So, happy to be part in any initi...
The winner of the 2018 Transformative Action Award will receive a prize of €10,000 to help initiate further transformative actions in the winner’s city or region.
The award, co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Basque Country, and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards ongoing or concluded Transformative Actions that use the 15 pathways outlined in the Basque Declaration to bring about the socio-cultural, socio-economic, and technological transformation of soc...
The ICLEI World Congress 2018 on 19 - 22 June in Montreal will explore how sustainable procurement can address different sustainability agendas and call for ambitious and strategic sustainable procurement practices during the 4th High Level Event of the Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement (GLCN).
To find out more about how sustainable public procurement will feature, please visit the sustainable procurement thematic track page on the event website.
Het Programmabureau e-factureren organiseert op dinsdag 29 mei 2018 een webinar voor alle aanbestedingsplichtige organisaties. Wilt u weten wat e-factureren inhoudt, wat de voordelen zijn en welke stappen u als ontvangende partij moet ondernemen? Meld u zich dan aan.
Wij vertellen u ook hoe u toeleveranciers kunt stimuleren om e-facturen aan u te verzenden.
Datum en tijd
Dinsdag 29 mei 2018
Van 10.00 tot 11.00 uur
Uiterlijk 24 mei 2018 per e-mail, onder vermelding van u...
New guidance has been published by the European Commission's DG GROW, addressing the fundamental aspects of innovation procurement - why it is important, who should be interested, and most importantly, how it can be done.
The guidance is based around good practice examples, and aims to help public procurers with a range of practical issues, including reducing administrative burdens, using selection criteria effectively, mobilising innovation brokers, and implementing SME-friendly payment...
Zoek je een nieuwe uitdaging? In een leuk en ervaren team?
DG REGIO in cooperation with the OECD is conducting a project to support the implementation of strategic public procurement in projects co-funded under Cohesion Policy i.e. European Regional Development Funds (ERDF).
Managing authorities and other relevant bodies responsible for public procurement are invited to apply for this initiative. Those selected will benefit from practical hands-on support and technical assistance to carry out procurement more efficiently and in a sustainable manner....
Our video about biobased procurement:
I would really like to read the report but unfotuantely do not speak Dutch - is it possible to get it converted to English please?
Only four days are left until the call for contributions to EcoProcura 2018 closes, and members of the Procurement Forum are encouraged to take advantage of this last opportunity to suggest topics, shape sessions, and showcase your work to attendees from across Europe and beyond!
EcoProcura 2018 is a three day conference on sustainable, circular, and innovation procurement, taking place from 3-5 October in Nijmegen (Netherlands). For more information visit the conference website.
Thanks Amalia, Ihobe just recently changed their website, that's why the links didn't work. I've updated them now, so there shouldn't be a problem anymore. Thanks for pointing it out.
Research Fellows within Maastricht School of Management’s (MSM) Corvers Chair in Innovation Procurement will be participating in the high level 14th Procurement, Integrity, Management and Openness (PRIMO) Forum that will be held in Bucharest, Romania, from 8 to 10 May 2018. Dr. Ramona Apostol and Dr. Anne Rainville, will be presenting papers on respectively “Lessons learned and best practices on Innovation procurement in Europe” and “The business case methodology for innovation proc...
There's lot's of information on setting up a regional SPP network on the SPP Regions website (http://sppregions.eu/resources/settingupanetwork/).
As an NGO, you might also be interested in the European NGO network on GPP (http://www.sustainable-procurement.org/ngonetwork/)
You can send me an email if you'd like any further information.
The results of the first European nationwide innovation procurement project for care taker services will be presented at the World Bank PRIMO Forum in Bucharest on May 9th. The presentation will be given by Vilans (Dutch centre of expertise for long-term care) and Corvers Procurement Services (leading legal innovation procurement experts in Europe). Insight information is provided as well as lessons learned.
For more information, please contact Mrs. dr. C. Pittens at email@example.com or...
The latest issue of the GPP News Alert published by the European Commission has a lot of interesting news:
1. Food: The Danish food procurement network - read about their activities and impressive achievements
2. Funding: Calls for proposals from LIFE Environment
3. Events: Session on GPP at the EU Green Week on 22 May
4. Circular Procurement: Read about what Aalborg (in Denmark) are doing with their school furniture
5. Cleaning services: Good practice case from Romania
6. Data centre...
An exciting opportunity to join the London Fire Brigade's award winning Sustainability team. Help us to implement and monitor our sustainability policies, including Responsible Procurement and management of environmental compliance and lead the UK fire service on sustainability. You'll undertake premises audits at sites across London, maintaining compliance registers, produce/collate and analyse information to inform our pol...