10YFP SPP&CI-SCP Programmes - WG4b2 Webinar: New tools and guidance for sustainable procurers

This webinar highlights two new tools that will support the implementation of sustainable public procurement.

The webinar presents two new resources available which can guide the implementation of sustainable public procurement and how eco-labels and sustainability standards can support this process. It is part of the webinar series under Working Group 4b2 on Improving collaboration between sustainable public procurement and sustainability labels and standards, which is convened by ISEAL, UNEP and the Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN) and is implemented under the 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production patterns (10YFP) - SPP and CI-SCP Programmes (see below for more information).

The webinar covers:

  • An introduction to the 10YFP Sustainable Public Procurement Programme (SPP) and 10YFP Consumer Information Programme for Sustainable Consumption and Production (CI-SCP) – Mr. Farid Yaker and Ms. Bettina Heller (UNEP)
  • Presentation of the new Sustainability Compass webtool developed by the German Agency for International Cooperation – Ms Saskia Anders (GIZ)
  • Presentation on the ISO20400 Guidance on Sustainable Procurement – Ms Shaila Divakarla (GECA)  

You can stream the webinar below (password: SPPtools) or download it from the Working Groups directory on the 10YFP webpage

The 10YFP SPP Programme is a global platform that supports the implementation of SPP around the world. It brings together a variety of stakeholders, building synergies & leveraging resources to progress towards its two major goals of building the case for SPP and supporting SPP implementation on the ground. The Programme is implemented through an extensive network of more than 90 partners in over 40 countries.

The 10YFP CI-SCP serves as a global platform to support the provision of quality information on goods and services, and the identification and implementation of the most effective strategies to engage consumers in sustainable consumption. The Programme benefits from the collaboration of over 60 partners from all world regions. The Programme benefits from the collaboration of over 60 partners from all world regions, which exchange and learn from each other in working groups and projects under the CI-SCP.


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