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Green Public Procurement – One Day Online Seminar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This seminar is proudly sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Please note that there is only one free ticket per organisation.

Date: Wednesday 27th July 2022
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
CPD: 6 CPD Hours
Method of Delivery: Online
Fee: Free

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

 

Sponsor


This seminar is proudly sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency.


Course Tutor

Our trainer participated in WG2.6 Working Group 2.6 to review and update some of the EU Green Public Procurement (GPP) guidelines 2017-18.  He is an independent energy advisor with an MSc in Energy Management and Renewable energy from University of Ulster, he is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Measurement & Verification professional (CMVP) and trainer for ISO50001. He has trained over 200 ESOS Lead Assessors in Transport Energy Auditing, led the publication of EN 16247-4 Europe’s transport energy audit standard and contributed to ISO50004.Since 2005, He has been helping business save fuel and manage their energy use for profit and reduced emissions.  Accepted as a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, CILT, FTAI, IMCA and EVO.  He is a registered lead ESOS assessor (UK) and registered energy auditor (Ireland).

 

Booking


Please note that there is only one free ticket per organisation.

 

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.

 

Participant limits apply so be sure to book your place now.

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