Webinar “Closing the sustainability gap in public procurement” – 10.05.2016, 2-3 pm CET
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.
The new EU Public Procurement Directive currently being implemented by all member states, offers governments an opportunity to tighten legislation around sustainable purchasing, and for buyers at the local level to take advantage of existing opportunities to make more sustainable product choices.
However, all too often, purchasing of goods and services in the public sector does not take environmental and social responsibility into account.
Dispelling of myths and exploring effective solutions, in sustainable public procurement