Buying Social – A Guide to Taking Account of Social Considerations in Public Procurement

Buying Social – A Guide to Taking Account of Social Considerations in Public Procurement

The European Commission released a second edition of ‘Buying social: A guide to taking account of social considerations in public procurement’. The guide reflects developments having been put forward by the EU Public Procurement Directive of 2014. It provides guidelines for public buyers, including governmental and non-governmental stakeholders, on using public procurement to achieve social goals. It also explains how to set up a strategy for socially responsible public procurement […]

#WardrobeChange recommendations for the EU strategy for sustainable textiles

25 European NGOs rebuff voluntary agreements to clean up the fashion industry, calling for the EU’s upcoming textile legislation to hold brands accountable for their contribution to global pollution. Some of Europe’s largest networks of green groups are joining forces to demand an end to fast fashion in the textile industry, one of the world’s largest industrial polluters. As part of the Wardrobe Change campaign, NGOs are calling for new […]