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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 timberPlease click here to see the relevant publication on BUILD UP.
Post date: 9 Nov 2011
Type: News

This handbook has been produced for public authorities, but many of the ideas and approaches are equally relevant for corporate purchasers. It should also help suppliers and service providers - particularly smaller companies (SMEs) - to better understand the environmental requirements increasingly encountered in public tenders. Examples of green contracts
Post date: 9 Nov 2011
Type: Publication

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Post date: 18 Oct 2011
Type: News

Post date: 23 Sep 2011
Type: Publication

Post date: 31 Dec 2010
Type: Publication

On the basis of these priorities and the action presented (some of them relating to buildings), the European Commission will come forward with concrete legislative initiatives and proposals within the next 18 months after the publication of this document.For all language versions and formats, click here.
Post date: 12 Nov 2010
Type: Publication