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Buying Green - Green public procurement in Europe: A summary
This document provides an overview of green public procurement (GPP) in the European Union (EU). It introduces the concept of GPP and summarises the key EU and national policies in this area. Examples are given of the outcomes and benefits of GPP, based on the approaches being implemented by public authorities throughout the EU. The legal and value-for-money aspects of GPP are also presented.
It is based on the more detailed Buying Green Handbook (second edition).
Resource(s) downloads:
Buying Green Summary [Buying Green Summary.pdf, 5088.92 kb]
  • Essential Element
  • Energy
  • Financing
  • Policy
Type of resource:
  • Guideline / handbook
  • Electronic resource
  • Capacity development
  • Financing
  • Guidance
  • Policy (international)
  • Policy (national)
Published in: 2011
Relevant for:
  • Europe
  • Institutional
  • English
Free to use: Yes
Remarks: imported from SP
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