Green Public Procurement in the Asia Pacific Region: Challenges and Opportunities for Green Growth and Trade

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Green Public Procurement in the Asia Pacific Region: Challenges and Opportunities for Green Growth and Trade

Publication Number

APEC#213-CT-01.5

Published Date

June 2013

Type of Publication

Reports

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Committees, Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)

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Pages

243

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Description


This report reviews and analyzes the progress of Green Public Procurement (GPP) policies, challenges and opportunities in APEC economies in the context of green growth and promotion of trade in environmental goods and services (EGS). It includes the elaboration of a database of environmental criteria of eight groups of products. The information considered in this study has been gathered through questionnaires and bibliography review.

This report also incorporates an overview of best practices on GPP selected according to the key aspects involved in the development of a GPP policy. Finally, existing practices on training in APEC economies are described and recommendations for designing courses and seminars are formulated.

1. Introduction
2. Public policies to promote sustainable development
3. Green public procurement
4. Study of green public procurement in APEC member economies
5. Best practices on green public procurement
6. Challenges and opportunities for the adoption of GPP in APEC economies
7. Training formulation to encourage GPP and proposals for procurement officials
8. Conclusions and recommendations
Annex A – Questionnaires
Annex B – Factsheets of GPP policies in 18 APEC member economies
Annex C – Database of environmental criteria for green goods and services in
APEC economies
Annex D – Best practices on green public procurement factsheet

Individual Files

  • Annex A - Questionnaires Download
  • Annex B - Factsheets of GPP policies in 18 APEC member economies Download
  • Annex C - Database of environmental criteria for green goods and services in APEC economies Download
  • Annex D - Best practices on green public procurement factsheet Download
  • Best practices on green public procurement Download
  • Challenges and opportunities for the adoption of GPP in APEC economies Download
  • Conclusions and recommendations Download
  • Green public procurement Download
  • Introduction Download
  • Main Report Download
  • Public policies to promote sustainable development Download
  • Study of green public procurement in APEC member economies Download
  • Training formulation to encourage GPP and proposals for procurement officials Download