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Buying Green! Handbook (Second Edition)
Buying Green! Handbook (Second Edition)
The handbook is a concrete tool to help public authorities to buy goods and services with a lower environmental impact. It is also a useful reference for policy makers and businesses responding to green tenders.

The second version of the Handbook includes:
* Guidance on how environmental considerations can be included at each stage of the procurement process
* Examples drawn from contracting authorities across EU Member States
* Sector-specific GPP approaches for buildings, food and catering services, electricity and timber
Resource(s) downloads:
Buying Green Handbook, Second Edition [Buying Green_Second Edition_2011.pdf, 2814.52 kb]
  • Essential Element
  • Plan Action
  • Energy
  • Financing
  • Policy
Type of resource:
  • Guideline / handbook
  • Electronic resource
  • Capacity development
  • Financing
  • Guidance
Publisher: European Commission Services (Author: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability)
Published in: 2011
Relevant for:
  • Europe
  • Institutional
  • Energy efficiency
  • Life-cycle costing
  • English
Free to use: Yes
Energy Subject:
  • Energy efficiency
Remarks: imported from SP
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