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Sustainable Procurement for Construction Projects: London 2012 learning legacy »

A new public sector guide from Defra draws on learning from sustainable procurement of London 2012 construction projects to inspire and assist those procuring projects of every scale to achieve cost savings and other benefits.

Public procurement for sustainable and inclusive growth »

The OECD sets out lessons from its gathering of evidence and peer reviews on countries’ public procurement systems, carried out in recognition of their economic significance and potential contribution to sustainable develoment.

Government Progress in Mainstreaming Sustainable Development »

Defra reports on behalf of the Government on achievements towards mainstreaming sustainable development across the operation of its buildings and estates, the goods and services that it buys, and the policies it makes.

Greening Government 2013 Conference »

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.

MOD works to combat climate change »

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.

New e-learning resource to open up sustainable procurement savings »

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 from 2degrees in May »

Online events in May from 2degrees: employee engagement, water risks, demand response, sustainable energy savings, CRC survey results, behaviour change, social hotspots, sustainable procurement.

Driving green growth through 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 from 2degrees in April »

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.