IGPN - International Green Purchasing Network

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Major Green Purchasing Organization’s Guidelines & Criteria

KONKURRENSVERKET Swedish Competition Authority
GPN Japan

GPN Japan has set guidelines for categories bellow. See details on the "Green Purchasing Guidelines" page on GPN site.

  • Printing and Copying Paper
  • Copiers, Printers, Facsimile Machines
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissue Paper
  • Personal Computer
  • Refrigerators
  • Stationery and Office Supplies
  • Washing Machines
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Automobiles
  • Air Conditioners
  • Office Furniture
  • Television Sets
  • Uniforms and Workwear
  • Printing Services
  • Hotels and Inns
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Food (Processed Food)
  • Tradable Green Certificate
  • Truckload Shipping
ICLEI Procura+
  • IT Equipment
  • Building Construction/Renovation
  • Food and Catering Service
  • Green Electricity
  • Buses
  • Cleaning and Maintenance Products and Services
Complete Manual is also available here(pdf document).

UNEP has set guidelines for categories bellow. See details on the "Sustainable procurement guidelines" page on UNEP site.

  • Buying for a Better World - A Guide on Sustainable Procurement for the UN System
  • ICT guidelines
  • Vehicles
  • Cleaning
  • Furniture
  • Stationery
  • Cafeterias, Food and Kitchen Equipment
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Generators and Batteries

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