Key Resources

 

The Key Resources provides a wealth of information relevant to procurement capacity development. The resources are categorised by focus area and, where applicable, regions and countries. All documents and links are further grouped by document category e.g. methodologies and toolkits, newsletters, etc. Read about document categories here.

 

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Documents and links by category (total: 134)

Methodologies and Toolkits 20 documents/links
Laws and Regulations 1 documents/links
Procurement Instructions and Manuals 7 documents/links
Assessments and Studies 21 documents/links
Policy and Strategy Documents 27 documents/links
Articles and Literature 38 documents/links
Relevant Websites 19 documents/links
PCDC Newsletters1 documents/links
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games - The Legacy: Sustainable Procurement for Construction Projects
Methodologies and toolkits
Uploaded: 2013-07-18   Download (external site)+ Read summary
This Guide aims to help authorities deliver growth in a sustainable way. It includes principles, tools and case studies.
Sustainable procurement in government
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-01   Download+ Read summary
This briefing from NAO describes the Government's sustainable procurement commitments and its progress against those commitments. Part One explains what sustainable procurement is and the Government's commitments in this area. Part Two reviews progress and sets out the challenges faced by departments in achieving the Government's sustainable procurement objectives.
Review of the Public Procurement Legal Framework in Lebanon
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-05-01   Download+ Read summary
This document looks at the possibilities for incorporating environmental and social sustainability criteria in the public procurement legal framework in Lebanon.
Compras públicas sustentables en Chile
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-02-20   Download (external site)+ Read summary
El presente informe tiene como principal objetivo presentar el estado de las compras públicas sustentables en Chile. El documento se basa principalmente en la revisión de documentos institucionales: informes, presentaciones, datos de gobierno, manuales, leyes y directivas.
Sustainable Public Procurement - Mainstreaming sustainability criteria in public procurement in developing countries
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-02-15   Download (external site)+ Read summary
This thesis explores opportunities and challenges to mainstream sustainable public procurement (SPP) in developing countries, introduces the concept of sustainable public procurement and sets out to learn from experiences made by global leaders in SPP.
Good Practice in Socially Responsible Procurement
Articles and literature
Uploaded: 2013-02-05   Download (external site)+ Read summary
These cases offer relevant insights into what is required to make concrete steps towards sustainable procurement in practice.
Public Procurement of Energy Efficient Products - Lessons from Around the World
Assessments and studies
Uploaded: 2013-02-05   Download (external site)+ Read summary
This report presents the results of a global study, “Public Procurement of Energy Efficient Products,” which was conducted and co-financed by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) in the Sustainable Energy Department (SEG) of the World Bank in 2011–2012.
Outils pour faciliter l’accès des TPE et PME aux marchés publics - Guide de bonnes pratiques
Methodologies and toolkits
Uploaded: 2013-01-21   Download (external site)+ Read summary
Avec 14 fiches, ce guide nouvelle mouture offre une vision synthétique des étapes clés au cours desquelles l’acheteur public va pouvoir favoriser l’accès des petites entreprises aux marchés publics et présente certains outils pratiques, en commençant par rappeler certains fondamentaux bien connus des acheteurs.
Rebuilding After Disasters: Why sustainable public procurement can be a practical policy
Articles and literature
Uploaded: 2013-01-21   Download (external site)+ Read summary
This paper looks at the role of sustainable public procurement in times of post-disaster and post-conflict rehabilitation.
Buying a Better World: Sustainable Public Procurement
Articles and literature
Uploaded: 2013-01-16   Download (external site)+ Read summary
Under the BEST (Benefiting Economy and Society Through) Procurement programme this report from Forum for the Future looks at sustainable public procurement, why it is important and how to integrate sustainability in public procurement.
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