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International Conference on Green Procurement practice

Green Public Procurement can be an effective tool in reducing CO2 emissions. This was clear when the two Intelligent Energy Europe projects PRIMES and GPP2020 held a conference on Green Procurement in practice in Riga. Learn from the presenters here...

Offering good practice examples

May 21 2015, the two Intelligent Energy Europe projects PRIMES and GPP2020 joined forces and held a conference on green public procurement in practice.

The day offered a variety of presentations showing good examples across Europe and roundtable discussions provided insight into methods on how to overcome existing barriers in order to promote the implementation of green public procurement. 

The conference was co-organized by the Environmental Investment Fund Ltd.

Knowledgesharing in the future

The common meeting reached the conclusion that PRIMES and GPP2020 are aiming to held a common webinar later this year. Besides the participation of PRIMES on the GPP2020 conference in November 2015 would be also advisable.


Promoting green public procurement (GPP) in support of the 2020 goals   Philipp Tepper, GPP 2020 Project Coordinator, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

GPP Regulation in Latvia: how can environmental targets boost the economy?  Maris Klismets, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development

Driving Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) via procurement schemes in Catalunya Francesc Vidal, Catalan Energy Institute ICAEN

GPP 2020 Project: Consip tender models Lidia Capparelli, CONSIP, Italy

Green Electricity – experience of City of Koprivnica   Maja Petričec, Regional Energy Agency North, Croatia

Green Public Procurement - The Rijkswaterstaat Approach  Leendert van Geldermalsen, Rijkswaterstraat, The Netherlands

RHONALPENERGIE-ENVIRONNEMENT Jean Leroy, Rhône Alpes Energy Agency, France


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