Sustainable procurement resource centre - Information, news & exchange

Sustainable Procurement Resource Centre

About the SP Resource Centre

Bringing all the necessary information together in one place, the Sustainable Procurement Resource Centre is a one-stop access point for procurers, policy makers, researchers and other stakeholders. The Sustainable Procurement Resource Centre contains key knowledge on how to effectively undertake sustainable procurement, saving public authorities money and driving the market towards sustainable solutions. Get the latest news and events on sustainable procurement, take advantage of networking opportunities and tap into an extensive searchable database of:  

Information on the Resource Centre flows in both directions. As well as benefiting from the wide variety of information already online, you can send us your own information, project results and experiences, and generate attention for your work and raise the profile of your authority.

About the developer


  • An association of over 1,200 local governments that represents the interests of local authorities within the United Nations and at international policy forums.
  • A movement driving positive change on a global scale through programmes and campaigns on local sustainability.
  • A resource centre offering information, tools, networking, training and consulting services.

ICLEI has been working on sustainable procurement for over 15 years - helping support public authorities in implementation, spreading awareness of the concept, developing new approaches, and encouraging policy developments at the European and international level.

ICLEI is a member of the European Commission’s GPP EU-27Advisory Group chaired by DG Environment; the European Commission’s Public Procurement Stakeholder Group, chaired by DG Internal Market and Services; the United Nations Marrakech Task Force on Sustainable Public Procurement and is a cofounder and Vice-Chair of the Internal Green Purchasing Network (IGPN)

We are involved in a variety of SPP initiatives and projects, hold events on SPP and co-ordinate networking activities:

Visit ICLEI's European homepage to find out more about the organisation.


The development of this website has been kindly supported by the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO).