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Sustainability and Local Government Procurement

Document type:Consultant Reports
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Summary:imageThis guide from the Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA) explains how local authorities can develop and implement a sustainable procurement policy and a risk-based strategy designed to tackle the categories of spending that have the greatest environmental and social impacts. It goes on to describe how sustainability can be built into the whole procurement cycle: identifying needs; appraising options; design and specification; supplier selection; tender evaluation; contract management and supplier development.

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