This report aims to provide an insight in the results achieved by projects supporting the uptake of public procurement of energy-efficient works, supplies and services, under the Intelligent Energy Europe II programme and the Horizon 2020 programme. This report is of interest to the European Commission's services, the direct beneficiaries of these projects, and stakeholders involved in energy-efficient public procurement such as the public authorities, public procurers, and suppliers, among many others.
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
The importance of cutting carbon in major infrastructure projects - in addition to the construction and operation of buildings - is increasingly being recognised. Changes to public procurement policies have the potential to make a dramatic impact here.
Post date: 4 Nov 2019
Cities from across Europe met on 9 October in ICLEI Member Copenhagen (Denmark) to liaise with market actors in the construction supply chain regarding their targets and plans to achieve clean and healthy construction. Representatives from ICLEI Members – and Procura+ Participants – Copenhagen, Oslo (Norway), Helsinki (Finland), Budapest (Hungary) and Brussels (Belgium), as well as from ICLEI Member Lisbon (Portugal) and other cities discussed their procurement ambitions for zero-emission construction sites and sustainable building materials.
Post date: 21 Oct 2019
ATC Turin (ATC) is a public agency providing social housing in the Italian province of Turin. It has been improving the environmental and energy performance of its properties since 1996.
Post date: 19 Mar 2019
Initiated and co-ordinated by ICLEI, Procura+ is a network of European public authorities and regions that connect, exchange and act on sustainable and innovation procurement. The combined knowledge and experience allows to provide advice, support and publicity to any public authority that wants to implement sustainable and innovation procurement.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
In the nine years since the last edition of the Procura+ Manual was published, much has changed.
Post date: 5 Mar 2019
Join the Nottingham Team on Monday, 28th January 2019, 15.00h (UTC+0) to learn more on innovative procurement for domestic energy retrofitting
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Adopted in the context of the Communication on “A renewed European Agenda for Research and Innovation – Europe’s chance to shape its technological leadership” and the input to the Leaders’ informal dinner in Sofia on 16 May 2018, this guidance document presents in a concise manner the fundamental aspects of innovation procurement: why it is important, who has interest in it and how it can be done.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
EcoProcura is an international conference series which has been running for the past twenty years. The long-running series has sought to provide a platform to push the sustainable urban development agenda forward through sustainable, innovative and circular procurement, both from a practical and policy perspective.
Post date: 20 Jun 2018
This research from the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) examines the views of professionals on the current state of procurement within the construction industry sector, with a particular focus on the UK industry. It focuses on the role of the client, current methods of procurement, the effects of the current and future spending cuts, the prevalence of practices such as suicide bidding, and what can be done to improve construction procurement practice.
Post date: 28 Aug 2017