Green Public Procurement – One Day Online Seminar

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Date: Thursday 23rd March 2023
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm
CPD: 6 CPD Hours
Method of Delivery: Online
Fee: €425

 

About the seminar  


Public procurement is a powerful market force, with an estimated spend of €1.8trillion across the EU accounting for 14% of EU GPP, in Ireland public procurement accounts for 10-12% of GDP.

Green Public Procurement offers public bodies the means to lead sustainable development in their sector, educating suppliers to reduce the environmental impacts across their product and service life cycles; developing the circular economy.

The Climate Action Plan requires every public body to have a climate mandate: With many public bodies already leading by example in energy efficiency; green procurement is a way to further reduce emissions and deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Goals for participants


  • Join public networks and participate in the continual improvement of resource efficiency action plans, energy and environmental management systems
  • Measurably reduce environmental impacts using EU Green Public Procurement Guidelines
  • Secure funding where available towards your organisation’s purchases

 

Practical


  • Spreadsheet templates provided to allow participants generate a working template for one aspect of their procurement e.g. transport services

 

On completion participants will be able to:


  • Review their organisations’ environmental impacts at a high level
  • Focus on areas of significance
  • Research the market, identify suitable criteria
  • Apply EU GPP Guidelines to scoring and specification
  • EPA Green Public Procurement Guidelines for the Public Sector
  • Measure the impacts, to continually improve
  • Create their own templates for green public procurement

 

Testimonials 


“Good starting point to learn about Green Procurement – very good examples. Conor was an excellent host”

Mary Brophy – Bord na Mona

“An introduction to GPP in Ireland and Europe and where we currently are with it. Focused on how to fold GPP into general procurement practices.”

Maggie Semple – Houses of the Oireachtas

 

Tailored Training


All of our open programmes can also be run on an in-house basis. For more information, see our page on In-House Training.

 

Booking


Multiple Delegate Discount

3+ Delegates – 5% Discount
5+ Delegates – 10% Discount
10+ Delegates – 15% Discount

To avail of our multiple delegate discount for 3 or more delegates, you must email registrations@pai.ie with the name and details of all those you wish to book. All those you wish to book on must be booked at the same time.

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