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27 September 2019
Procura+ Awards 2019 – leadership on sustainable procurement of GLCN Cities continues to inspire
The Procura+ Awards reward successful, already running, sustainable and innovative public procurements. These procurements lead to significant improvements of public goods, services, processes and infrastructure. The ‘Sustainable Procurement...
29 May 2019
Oslo conference showcases procurement as tool for cities to initiate change
Sometimes procurement is described as the ‘sleeping giant’ of the sustainable development world. However, if used correctly and with sufficient leverage procurement can be a powerful tool to achieve social and environmental objectives....
22 March 2019
GLCN Cities call for sustainable procurement at UN Environment Assembly
The United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) is the highest level global decision making body on issues related to environment held every two years since 2013. At the 4th Session of UNEA to be held in Nairobi this week, national...
5 October 2018
GLCN Member Rotterdam wins procurement award at major european sustainability event
The biggest successes in public procurement were honoured on October 4th at the EcoProcura conference in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, with a clutch of top class projects in sustainability and innovation winning the 2018 Procura+ Awards. This...
18 September 2018
GLCN Member Ghent shortlisted for European Sustainability award
GLCN Member Ghent (Belgium) was recently announced as a shortlisted candidate for the 2018 Transformative Action Award. The award, which is co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, The Basque Country and the City of...
14 September 2018
Tshwane announced as new chair of GLCN on Sustainable Procurement
Executive Mayor of Tshwane, South Africa, Solly Msimanga has been announced as the new chair of ICLEI’s Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement (GLCN) at the Global Climate Action Summit. As an early leader in sustainable...