Green Public Procurement in China: Air Conditioners, Lighting Devices, Cars, Paper and Cement
SAVi can be used to assess the life-cycle costs of goods and services and design public tenders that require improved sustainability performance. Moreover, SAVi can be used to identify and value the many positive externalities that arise when governments direct their large purchasing power (12–15 per cent of GDP) to steer markets toward sustainable production and consumption.
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We were honoured to speak at the 5th United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) International PPP Forum that took place in Geneva, Switzerland, from May 7 to 9, 2019. The meeting showcased projects and approaches to people-first public–private partnerships (PPPs). At the heart of the discussion was the design of the UNECE impact assessment... Read more »
IISD is exploring potential SAVi applications with the European Commission’s Directorate General for the Environment, Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, and Directorate General for Climate Action. SAVi is well placed to complement existing assessments by modelling complex systems, such as an economy, in a dynamic manner. In addition, the Directorate General representatives have acknowledged... Read more »
IISD is in talks with the Centre for Green Mobility, India on the use of SAVi for non-motorized urban planning in New Delhi. The city faces high levels of traffic congestion and air pollution, which are already having negative repercussions on health, productivity, investment and quality of life. The centre is working with public agencies... Read more »
The Institute of Social Studies, India is advising networks of Indian municipalities on strategies to realize SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. The institute is completing a gap analysis to support investment decisions and would like to use SAVi to help municipalities understand the costs of risks and externalities.... Read more »
SAVi can be used to support the deployment of nature-based infrastructure solutions, from green roofs and permeable roads to the regeneration of urban spaces to reduce heat stress. We were pleased to have had the opportunity to present and discuss the ongoing SAVi application on Stephenfield Reservoir and Pelly’s Lake in Manitoba, Canada, during the... Read more »
Members of the IISD Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance team recently presented to students enrolled in the International Masters in Public Procurement Management at the Tor Vergata University in Rome, Italy. Students sponsored by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the African Development Bank Group and the Islamic Development Bank participated in lectures and... Read more »