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News (27)

"Public Procurement, Theory, Practices and Tools" is made available as open access book by Dutch Government

Time to read this summer? Always wanted to know more on the basics of public procurement and how it is done in practice? This book has been made open access through support of the Dutch Government as part of their program to improve public procurement practices in the Netherlands. 

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EPREL and Public Procurement

Consumers and buyers can find detailed information about energy labelled products and models in EPREL. It offers the possibility to identify which products have the best cost-efficiency ratio for a specific need. Find out more about how it works...

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The 2023 Strategic Foresight Report is out

The 2023 Strategic Foresight Report identifies six key challenges that policymakers will face during the transition towards a sustainable Europe, encompassing social and economic aspects of sustainability. Second, the report proposes ten areas for action that the EU will need to take. 

A Better World Starts with Public Procurement

The interview to Fredo Schotanus, Professor of Public Procurement at Utrecht University  School of Economics is published on the Green Business Platform. The interview highlights key ideas on sustainable public procurement (SPP) and its role in creating a more sustainable and social world.

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Big Buyers Working Together: Needs Assessment Survey launched and the recordings of Kick Off Webinar available

Take part in the project's Survey, the first step of the multistage Needs Assessment that will identify the public procurement topics to be addressed over the next five years in ten new Communities of Practice. Watch the Kick off Webinar to find out more about the process of the Needs Assessment.