Archive for 'procurement'
Govtoday's Greening Government 2013 Conference: Delivering change, promoting excellence, takes place on 10 September 2013 in London. Funded public and third sector delegate places are available.
Climate Week events provided an opportunity for the MOD to raise awareness about sustainable development and demonstrate its good progress to “green” its operations and procurement and to help combat climate change.
A new series of sustainable procurement e-learning modules from WRAP aims to help public and private sector professionals realise cost savings by implementing more sustainable practices when procuring goods and services.
Resources round-up: climate factsheets, green procurement, policy database, wellbeing evidence, standards »
The SDRN highlights new online resources: climate factsheets for communicators; European uptake of green public procurement; database of policies and measures; wellbeing evidence for policy; standards for change?
Online events in May from 2degrees: employee engagement, water risks, demand response, sustainable energy savings, CRC survey results, behaviour change, social hotspots, sustainable procurement.
With increasing interest in the potential of sustainable public procurement to drive eco-innovation and green growth Defra has supported Aldersgate Group in organising a round-table discussion for businesses and public sector bodies.
Online events in April from 2degrees: supplier management in the low carbon economy, public procurement for low carbon technology, presenting the sustainability business case, timber regulation, more responsible soy.
Progress on the Government's commitment to lead by example on sustainable development, including the Greening Government Commitments, Government Buying Standards and National Sustainable Public Procurement Programme.
Introducing the SCI-Network, which connects public sector buyers with sustainable construction solutions, and inviting construction industry professionals and suppliers to share their experience through a brief online survey.
Online events in January from 2degrees, an online community for sustainable business: zero waste; energy efficiency in UK policy; water footprinting; automated metering; energy management for CRC; sustainable procurement in banking.