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Green Public Procurement Criteria and Requirements


The Common Green Public Procurement (GPP) criteria in the European Union encompass guidelines that can be integrated into public procurement processes, spanning the acquisition of goods, services, or construction projects. Their overarching objective is to actively mitigate the ecological footprint associated with procurement activities, fostering a more sustainable and environmentally conscious approach to purchasing decisions.

These criteria provide public sector entities with a structured framework to assess and select products and services that not only meet their operational needs but also align with environmentally responsible practices. By embracing GPP criteria, public procurement endeavors can have a transformative impact on environmental sustainability, influencing the market towards the adoption of eco-friendly alternatives and promoting the responsible use of resources.