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Resources (10)

  • EC Content
  • 5 JULY 2023

European Product Registry for Energy Labelling (EPREL)

Discover the potential of EPREL (European Product Registry for Energy Labelling) - an invaluable for public procurement. Explore its vast database of over 1.5 million registered models, allowing buyers to effortlessly search, select and sort products based on specific parameters, enabling accurate assessment of the most populated energy efficiency classes and informing optimal minimum requirements.

  • 16 JUNE 2023

The English edition of the open-access book "Public Procurement, Theory, Practices and Tools"

With support of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, VNG, VNO-NCW and the Dutch Competence Centre on procurement PIANOo Expertisecentrum Aanbesteden, this book has been published open access, meaning that the digital version of the book can be read free of charge.

  • 9 NOVEMBER 2022

Outcomes of the four Working Groups under Big Buyers for Climate and Environment

On Wednesday 9 November more than 60 public procurers, technical experts and policy members from over 15 EU Member States met in Brussels for the First Annual Big Buyers Symposium. Opening the plenary, Merete Clausen, Director Investment (GROW.C), DG GROW, praised the work of the project and recognised the key role that procurement plays in supporting public authorities to address the key challenges faced by humanity. In this item you will find all presentations and documents shared on this day on the outcomes of the four working groups under Big Buyers for Climate and Environment.

  • 28 OCTOBER 2022

Joint Declaration of Intent by the Working Group on Circular Construction

The Joint Declaration of Intent developed in November 2022 by the Members of the Big Buyers for Climate and Environment’s Working Group on Circular Construction indicates the unmet needs in the field of road construction, in particular circular asphalt. It aims to provide Public Buyers and the market with a recommended direction of investments, as regards the tendering approaches and issues that require further analysis for broader use of circular asphalt.

  • 19 SEPTEMBER 2022

Joint Statement of Demand of Zero Emission Construction Sites Working Group

The Joint Statement of Demand published in 2022 by the Members of the Big Buyers for Climate and Environment’s Working Group on Zero Emission Construction Sites contains a number of ambitions to move to fossil fuel free construction machinery by 2025 and gradually increase the use of emission free machinery to at least 50% by 2030.

  • EC Content
  • 26 FEBRUARY 2014

The Public Procurement Directives

The Public Procurement Directives consist of three different Directives of the Commission setting out the legal framework applicable, including Directive 2014/23/EU (Concessions), Directive 2014/24/EU (Classical) and Directive 2014/25/EU (Utilities).