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  1. 1. Farid Yaker Programme Officer, Sustainable Public Procurement United Nations Environment Programme . UNEP’s SPP Approach Introductory workshop on Sustainable Public Procurement and eco-labelling In the Republic of Azerbaijan 20 December 2022
  2. 2. 2 Our Mission To accelerate the world’s transition towards more Sustainable Consumption and Production policies and practices by supporting our member States in the implementation of sustainable public procurement, and developing tools and solutions to enhance the performance of SPP
  3. 3. 3 Our Vision Sustainable Procurement is good procurement
  4. 4. 4 Who do we work with? • Governments • Public Procurement Authorities • SPP Consultants/experts • Academic Institutions • Private Sector
  5. 5. Assisting governments in SPP Implementation (2013- to date)
  7. 7. • Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns • Target 12.7:Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable in accordance with national policies and priorities • Indicator 12.7.1: Number of countries implementing sustainable public procurement policies and action plans SDG 12
  8. 8. Sources: WTO, 2015; Eurostat, 2017; European Commission 2018 Why Sustainable Public Procurement? Graph: Procurement as % of GDP in low-income, lower middle income, upper middle income and high income countries (World Bank 2016) 13% of GDP in OECD countries (2015) 10-15% of GDP assumed as the worldwide average (2015) 16% of GDP in the EU (2017)
  9. 9. Procurement in national governments EU: 2 trillion euros US: 1.7 trillion USD World: 11 trillion USD
  10. 10. Definition of SP Sustainable Procurement (SP) is … the process whereby organizations meet their needs for goods, services, works and utilities in a way that achieves “value for money on a whole life basis” in terms of generating benefits not only to the organization, but also to society and the economy, whilst minimizing, and if possible avoiding, damage to the environment ,
  11. 11. Definition of GPP Green Public Procurement (GPP) is “a process whereby public authorities seek to procure goods, services, and works with a reduced environmental impact throughout their life cycle when compared to goods, services and works with the same primary function that would otherwise be procured”. Definition adopted by the European Commission
  12. 12. All life cycle costs and impacts Monetized Life cycle costs (LCC) Total cost of ownership (TCO) Price Organization Society Acquisition, use & end of life costs Cost of externalities environmental/social Non-monetized externalities Purchasing Price + + + Source: UN Environment / ISO 20400 Life Cycle Costing
  13. 13. Sustainable procurement is about buying better products from better companies
  14. 14. • Can be recycled • Have a recycled content • Be energy efficient • Emission reducing • Re-usable • Biodegradable • Organic What is a ‘Green’ product?
  15. 15. Only the best products can be awarded to use the logo; Consumers may buy these products without doubt. Type I Ecolabelling
  16. 16. Greening supply chains
  17. 17. Source: Remarks for SPLC’s 2014 Summit in Washington, DC “ Our acquisition of goods and services creates a carbon footprint nine times that of our buildings and fleet, put together.” Dan Tangherlini Administrator US General Services Administration
  18. 18. 8 Within Operations Within Supply Chain Source: SPLC Sustainability Impacts & Opportunities
  19. 19. Not just private or public procurement but institutional purchasing
  20. 20. 20 $ 10.1 Trillion 67% Household Goods Exports Institutional Purchasing $ 2.4 Trillion 16% $ 1.9 Trillion 12% Source: SPLC Share of US GDP by end-use consumption
  21. 21. • …are uniquely positioned to demand transparency into the upstream and downstream impacts of goods and services. • …are capable of incorporating sustainability criteria into purchasing decisions and send consistent signals to the market at a scale that can be transformative. 1 Source: SPLC Purchasing organizations
  22. 22. UNEP SPP Guidelines
  23. 23. TO GUIDE COUNTRIES IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF NATIONAL SPP POLICIES AND ACTION PLANS. Goals of the Approach Policy Framework Action Plan Legitimizes actions Informs the market Defines responsibilities Outlines stages of implementation
  24. 24. Outputs of the SPP Approach
  25. 25. Summary of the Approach • Ongoing training during the process • Application adapted to national context
  26. 26. More information › UNEP SPP Portal public-procurement › Projects' Outputs
  27. 27. Farid Yaker Thank you Təşəkkür edirik!