The Status Assessment is a public authority online self-assessment questionnaire for sustainable public procurement (SPP). It has been developed and tested by the Marrakech Task Force on Sustainable Public Procurement (MTF on SPP). It is intended to highlight the key stages of SPP implementation and the steps that could be taken by those both starting and improving their existing approach. You can use the Status Assessment free of charge.
The MTF on SPP is part of an international initiative known as the Marrakech Process to advance the implementation of Chapter III of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation which calls for the development of “a 10-year framework of programmes in support of regional and national initiatives to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production. It is being organised by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affair’s (UNDESA) Division for Sustainable Development and United National Environment Programme (UNEP).
What is SPP?
SPP is a process whereby organisations meet their needs for goods, services, works and utilities in a way that achieves value for money in a sustainable manner in terms of generating benefits not only to the organisation, but also to society and the economy, whilst minimising damage to the environment.
SPP should consider the environmental, social and economic consequences of: design; non-renewable material use; manufacture and production methods; logistics; service delivery; use; operation; maintenance; reuse; recycling options; disposal; and suppliers' capabilities to address these consequences throughout the supply chain.
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