• Quezon City prides itself as one of the pioneer cities on eco-governance. We have incorporated a deep sense of responsibility towards the environment as reflected in our policies on environmental protection and climate change.
    Quezon City Mayor Ma. Josefina G. Belmonte


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Install solar panels on 140 public schools across the city.

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Sustainable Procurement in Quezon City

Quezon City, capital of the Philippines between 1948 and 1976, has the biggest population of the Metro Manila region. More than 40% of its population is younger than 20 years.

In 2012, the Quezon City created the Green Public Procurement Team, which devised an Action Plan for the GPP Program that run from the third quarter of 2012 to the end of 2014. The strategy was not limited to the purchase of eco-labeled products but it was also focused on promoting the use of environmental friendly products by developing standard environmental criteria to be incorporated in the required technical specifications of the product in the terms of reference for goods and services. Eight commonly procured products were identified, for which guidelines were defined: bulbs, ballast, steel cabinets, tables, chairs, copiers, personal computers, and janitorial services.

Previously, the Quezon City Government had been chosen as one of the pilot government institutions for a five-month capacity building exercise. Within the project, workshops, policy dialogues and training activities were organized.

The city has submitted documentation to the 10YFP in order to receive support and technical and financial assistance to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production.


 All pictures of Quezon City - Copyright: Quezon City Local Government

Quezon City in the Spotlight

Five new cities join the Network
Five new cities join the Network



Most populous city in the Philippines
>2 mio Inhabitants
166km² Area
18,000/km² Density
>16 bil Php Annual Spend
Joined 2015


Sustainable Procurement Profile (2017)


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