£110m spent on green products and services
LRS Consultancy is pleased to announce the publication of the Mayor of London’s Green Procurement Code Progress Review 2012.
The Progress Review reports on the annual achievements of the Green Procurement Code members. It represents one of the most comprehensive studies on sustainable procurement in Europe, reflecting both the financial and environmental savings that members have achieved. This year’s Progress Review shows that the Green Procurement Code’s members reported spending of £110,069,424 on green products and services.
Analysis of procurement directives reform published
Issues arise from the European Council’s publishing of its proposed compromise text for a new public sector procurement directive.
Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has published London 2012 – a global showcase for UK plc
Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) chairman Sir John Armitt has published London 2012 – a global showcase for UK plc, a report on the construction of the Olympic Park, describing it as “a superb advertisement for UK plc” and highlighting the new approaches to sustainability successfully adopted for construction of the “greenest Games ever”.
GLA Group Responsible Procurement Report
GLA group Responsible Procurement Report available online http://www.london.gov.uk/rp/docs/delivering-responsible-procurement.pdf
New Food and Catering buying standards announced
Government departments and agencies to ensure they buy more sustainable food, and give small and local producers fair access to supply
Mayor's Green Procurement Code Awards 2011
Our members joined us to celebrate their successes at our annual Awards, hosted by LRS Consultancy and BASE London
New online shop for reused timber products
The National Community Wood Recycling Project has launched the first online shop for furniture and timber products created by member organisations
Benchmarking against the Flexible Framework
30 delegates joined us to hear how to Benchmark against the Flexible Framework, and to network with their peers
50th SME joins the Mayor's Green Procurement Code
We are pleased to welcome our 50th SME member to the programme: MIC hotel and conferencing centre in Euston, London
Delivery Service Plans
DSPs can save time, money and resources. TfL has provided free guidance for all organisations to benefit from.