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On this page you can find information on sustainable public procurement, respective legal frameworks and relevant social and environmental criteria to be considered in tendering procedures.

What is the legal framework for sustainable public procurement?

The legal framework for public procurement is fragmented and complex. The legal bases differ between national levels, supra- and subnational levels and even between municipalities.

 

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What is sustainable procurement and why is it important?

The public sector with its high demand in goods and services has an influence on market structures. Public procurement is an effective instrument to foster social, environmental and economic sustainability.

 

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What should I take into consideration? Social and environmental challenges

Social and environmental challenges can be different, depending on the respective product. Find out which issues are especially relevant for certain product groups.

 

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How can I integrate sustainability into the procurement process?

Sustainable procurement can help you make more cost-saving, solution-oriented and energy- and resource-efficient purchases.

 

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