Market Lounge 2


For the full list of Market Lounge tables available on 5 October, 10:50-12:20, see below

Systematic market consultation prior to framework agreements in the Government of Catalonia

Table host: Anna Esteve, Government of Catalonia
Consulting the market prior to tendering in a transparent and non-discriminatory manner: the key to include ambitious environmental requirements efficiently in tenders.

Environmental Labels and Certifications: Catalyst for Sustainable Procurement 

Table host: Fallight Xu, TÜV Rheinland
Get up-to-date with trends in sustainable procurement and purchasing, and how to effectively use environmental certifications and labels at each step in a typical procurement cycle. 

Building bridges between public procurers and innovative companies: The Austrian digital platform

Table host: Silke Guggenbichler, Competence Center on Procurement Innovation Austria
Find out how a website can be an innovation broker and market research tool for procurement! 

Circular public procurement: award winning case study from the Baltic Sea region

Table host: Birgitte Krebs Schleemann, City of Aalborg
Come and hear about the Danish award winning tender for learning environment for 50 schools in the City of Aalborg and an EU-project in the Baltic Sea region, where 5 - 8 upcoming circular public tender are about to be made.

The CO2-Performance Ladder, low carbon procurement made easy

Table host: Gijs Termeer, Foundation for Climate Friendly Procurement and Business
Discover the success factors and international potential of the CO2-Performance Ladder, the largest and most widely used sustainable procurement instrument in the Netherlands.

Circular Procurement: Ready for take-off!?

Table host: Theo Geerken and Veronique Van Hoof, Flemish institute for technological research
Circular public procurement: Best practices, barriers, new opportunities and measurement.

The Sustain tool – tracking supply chain social responsibility and sustainability for Scottish educational institutions

Table host: Alexis Heeren, University of Edinburgh & Emma Nicholson, APUC 
A chance to compare and contrast a supply chain sustainability tool called Sustain – which supports the delivery of more transparent, environmentally positive and ethical supply chains – with other tools and approaches.  

LCC Interest Group - How to apply LCC in public procurement

Table host: Els Verwimp, Government of Flanders
Discover the interim results of the Procura+ Life Cycle Costing Interest Group and discuss how LCC can be applied in sustainable procurement more strategically.

What’s the deal with massflow management in construction? 

Table host: Thomas Matthias Romm, EcoBuy Vienna
Sustainable massflow management and social urban mining are changing how construction is carried out in Vienna through the use and reuse of local resources with mobile on-site technologies: could this approach be applied in your city? 

E-procurement as a game changer

Table host: Peter Jakubitz, ZWO
E-procurement’s advantages can only be fully realised when the systems and processes to manage it are in place: find out how a new triangular model of action for e-procurement can address this. 

How joint follow up of social and ethical criteria can be arranged

Table host: Peter Nohrstedt, SKL
SKI follows up on ethical and social requirements used in procurements through audits in the supply chain, providing a way to monitor that procured goods and services are produced under sustainable and responsible conditions.

SPP made easy

Table host: Madeleine Bergrahm, HP Inc.
A ready-to-use set of criteria for sustainable procurement that takes life cycle aspects and circular economy into account, using supplies as an example.

What is a Public-Private Innovation contract (PPIc) and how can it help green your procurement?

Table host: Karolina Huss, Gate 21
Non-binding, agile, mutual development agreements between public and private stakeholder have been developed in Denmark in order to raise procurement capacity and boost green transition in complex areas.

Life cycle costing for computers: is it worth it?

Table host: Aure Adell, Ecoinstitut
Results and lessons from the piloting of the (under development) EC tool to calculate life cycle costs when procuring computers and monitors.

Toolbox for socially responsible work wear: a guide for a sustainable procurement policy

Table host: Leen Van der Meeren, Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities
How can you make sure that the clothing you buy has been made in fair working conditions? Uncover the lessons from our market study and toolbox development.

Finnish Green Deal  - agreement for public procurement

Table host: Elina Ojala and Salka Orivuori, Motiva (Finland)
How can policy and strategy help achieve ambitious sustainability goals through procurement?

The road to ethical sourcing - managing risk TfL's supply chains

Table host: Andy Davies, Greater London Authority Group
Transport for London (TfL) adopts a risk and opportunity based approach to ethical sourcing: find out how you could apply this method.

Leveraging EPEAT to Promote the SDGs

Table host: Nancy Gillis, Green Electronics Council
Green Electronics Council will explain new characteristics of the EPEAT eco-label product categories, outline specific SDGs, targets, and indicators that EPEAT products support, and ways impacts can be codified and quantified.

Digitalisation as enabling technology for sustainable public procurement (SPP)

Table host: Ahmad Hafiz, CSCP
Digitalization is revolutionising products and service delivery: uncover how blockchain technology can increase transparency of supply chains. 

First benchmark results with 10 organisations on the ISO 20400 guidance

Table host: Anne Staal, Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Hanze University started a project with public authorities on ISO 20400 to help measure and improve on sustainable procurement outcomes: discuss the first results here. 

How the sharing economy is creating a paradigm shift on professional procurement

Table host: Lieke van Kerkhoven, FLOOW2 Healthcare 
The most sustainable procurement strategy is not procuring at all; inspiration and experiences from early adopters.

Calculating the impact of procuring timber 

Table host: Mark Kemna, FSC (Netherlands)
Join us to learn more about the recently developed FSC Impact calculator, which highlights possible social costs (climate change, loss of biodiversity) of non-FSC tropical timber. 

Prior market consultations – Experience from Norway

Table host: Torstein Åkra, Larvik Municipality
How can we use prior market consultations to make better procurements? Concrete examples and practical tips on what to do, how to organise it and what to avoid.

Finnish Green Deal  - agreement for public procurement
Making classrooms future ready – Building capacity in innovation procurement

Table host: Elina Ojala and Salka Orivuori, Motiva (Finland)
How can policy and strategy help achieve ambitious sustainability goals through procurement?

Making classrooms future ready – Building capacity in innovation procurement

Table host: Ellinor Wallin, EU-Projektkonsult
Learn about how procurers can use PCP and PPI to support the introduction of innovative digital learning technologies into schools.