NAVIGATE CHANGE presents new global approaches to public procurement. This guidebook provides guidance to business leaders in small- or medium-sized companies to understand some of the major changes taking place in international public sector markets. These New Approaches have changed the way regulations and procedures are applied by public authorities and are grouped into four themes:
- Green Public Procurement;
- Socially Responsible Public Procurement;
- Procurement for Innovation;
- Electronic Public Procurement.
The GOOD PRACTICES GUIDE is designed to be practical and easy to access. It should be seen as a tool for Business Support Organisations generating the desire to enter to the European and International Public Procurement world and show that, with some methodology, public procurement becomes a full development potential for SMEs. It describes in detail the 17 Good Practices led by Regional/National public authorities on procurement instruments for SMEs