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Name of Resource

Mapping Initiatives for Ethical Public Procurement in Europe

Type

Report / analysis

Country / jurisdiction

European Union

Enacting authority

The National Agency for Public Procurement (Upphandlingsmyndigheten), Sweden

Entry into force / date of approval

2017

Description

This report maps out ethical public procurement initiatives across the European Union and European Economic Area countries. The report identifies specific pressure points, strategies, and ethical public procurement initiatives implemented across Europe, as well as identifying existing challenges arising from these. Recommendations for improving working conditions in public procurement supply chains are presented. The report identifies that ethical public procurement is defined by various stakeholders in several ways. It appears that this term is not so widely used and is more commonly known as Socially Responsible Public Procurement.

Availability

ENG: https://www.upphandlingsmyndigheten.se/globalassets/publikationerdokument/rapporterflytt/
rapport_2017_6_mapping_initiatives_webb.pdf

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Name of Resource

Sustainable Supply Chains – Guidelines contractual terms

Type

Guidance

Country / jurisdiction

Sweden

Enacting authority

National Secretariat for Sustainable Procurement

Entry into force / date of approval

20 May 2019

Description

The aim of these guidelines is to provide a clarification for the Swedish regions and what to expect from their suppliers, in regards to social and environmental responsibilities. It provides explanatory notes on sustainable supply chains’ contractual terms and highlights the steps that a supplier needs to take in order to meet certain conditions. The guidelines are also intended for procurers who will be creating and following the requirements.

Availability

SWE: http://www.xn--hllbarupphandling-8qb.se/images/GuidelinesContractualTerms.pdf  

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