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Saturday, 5 December 2015: UNEP Side-event on Reducing GHG emissions through Sustainable Public Procurement (flyer; press release; report; Seoul Declaration)

Building a new climate regime in a global economy:
Marc Steiner on the WTO Government Procurement Agreement and Green Public Procurement


WTO Government Procurement Agree­ment Symposium 2015
Presentation Marc Steiner on Sustainable Public Procurement (PDF;  cf. publications Marc Steiner "The WTO Government Procurement Agreement: Assessing the scope for green procurement" and Nicholas Niggli on the revised Government Procurement Agreement)


WTO Symposium on Sustainable Procurement 2017
Presentation Marc Steiner on SPP, best value for money and international trade obligations: the GPA as a model agreement


The Revised GPA - More Scope for Green Public Procurement? (Podcast)



April 2015: WTO and UNEP enhance dialogue on trade and environmental issues




January 15th, 2014/European Parliament: New EU-procurement rules to ensure better quality and value for money  (PDF)  - a step forward for green and social public procurement

Homepage on Green
Public Procurement

What is Green Public Procurement (GPP)? (PDF-file; cf. EU GPP News Alert)



(European Commission: Handbook as PDF)

Sustainable Procurement - (Swiss) Recommendations for the federal procurement offices, November 2010

The Federal Constitution of 18 April 1999 makes sustainable development a long-term objective of the national policy: more...

Download Recommendations
(PDF 2.8 MB)


(PDF 4.4 MB)




UNEP - Sustainable Public Procurement: Briefing Note (2012)

Buying for a Better World: A Guide on Sustainable Procurement for the UN System

UNEP 2012: The Impacts of Sustainable Public Procurement

Sustainable Public Procurement Initiative SPPI
(UNEP on Sustainable Public Procurement Initiative)
(Presentation Farid Yaker, UNEP, September 2013)

Sustainable Public Procurement: A Global Review, Final Report (UNEP), December 2013

10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement
(The 10YFP Programme on Sustainable Public Procurement, brochure [PDF, June 2015])
(The 10YFP Programme on Sustainable Public Procurement, vision document [PDF, June 2015])
(Presentation Farid Yaker, UNEP, September 2014)

Sustainable Public Procurement Implementation Guidelines, UNEP 2012:
Marc Steiner from the Swiss Federal Administrative Court revised the legal part of the guidelines ("Legal Review").

UNEP/10YFP: Monitoring Sustainable Public Procurement Implementation 2016 (PDF)

10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement programme (PDF)

Latest newsletter 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement (PDF)



Green Public Procurement Programme of the Basque Country 2020