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Green Public Procurement

Course available on request.


Public authorities are major consumers of goods and services, playing anTraining Courses important role in maintaining and improving sustainability. Using current good practices and making the correct selection of environmentally friendly goods and services are key factors contributing to sustainability. Public authorities are subject to increased scrutiny regarding purchasing and complying with environmental friendly decisions, this course has been designed to provide a basis for understanding Green Procurement and the ways in which its implementation will be supportive of meeting social expectations.

This 1 day course is designed for Senior Managers and key management representatives, it provides a clear insight into Green Procurement Principles & Practice across the public sector.


To provides a clear insight into the key aspects of Green Procurement within the EU and compliance with current legislation.

Who should attend?

Procurement Directors, Senior Managers and key personnel responsible for the purchasing decision making and are strategic in implementing a positive Green Procurement process.

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the programme delegates will be better able to:

  • Appreciate the drivers for implementation of Green Procurement Practices
  • Understand the key principles
  • Engage with stakeholders in a fully informed and authoritative manner
  • Undertake preliminary steps in the development of a suitable green procurement process

Course Content

  • Overview of Green Procurement – key principles
  • Green Public Procurement in the EU – Criteria & key products / services
  • Green Public Procurement – Sustainability Road Mapping & Action Plans
  • Green Public Procurement – Legal issues
  • Green Public Procurement – Implementation
  • Green Public Procurement – Toolkits & Workshop