Search for dissertations about: "sustainable public procurement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainable public procurement.

  1. 1. Green Public Procurement Legal Instruments for Promoting Environmental Interests in the United States and European Union

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University

    Author : Jason J. Czarnezki; Jan Darpö; Roberto Caranta; Katerina Mitkidis; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; environmental law; procurement law; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; eco-labels; life-cycle costing; comparative law; Public Sector Directive 2014 24 EU; neoliberal regulation; sustainability; private environmental governance; public procurement; market participant exception; commerce clause; dormant commerce clause;

    Abstract : While public environmental law, regulation and governance have paved the traditional road towards environmental and natural resource protection, the pathway has been expanded to include a broader orbit of interest areas and regulatory tools in an effort to achieve sustainability. Through the lens of comparative law and policy, this thesis evaluates one such expansion of environmental law—attempts to further environmental interests through public procurement in the European Union (EU) and United States (U. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing Environmental Performance by Green Procurement A study of environmental procurement preferences in the construction industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Annika Varnäs; Berit Balfors; Charlotta Faith-Ell; Olof Hjelm; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green procurement; Environmental management; Construction industry; Environmental criteria; Environmental requirement; EIA; EMS; Public procurement; Construction project; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, the general awareness of the environmental impacts that industrial production gives rise to has radically increased throughout the world. Finding ways to minimise these impacts has become a major concern of the authorities in many countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating a Strategic Sustainability Perspective into Eco-Labelling, Procurement and Supply Chain Management

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Cecilia Bratt; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability; Strategic Sustainable Development; Eco-Labelling; Sustainable procurement; Sustainable Supply Chain Management;

    Abstract : Maintaining the current course of the global society is threatening the human civilization. The urgency of the situation, understood from empirical research, has caused many researchers to call for more prescriptive research as a necessary supplement, to better support decision making for sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seeking sustainability in the construction sector: opportunities within impact assessment and sustainable public procurement

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Kedar Uttam; Berit Balfors; Charlotta Faith-Ell; Jos Arts; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; environmental impact assessment; green public procurement; sustainable public procurement; competitive dialogue procedure; construction sector;

    Abstract : Growing concerns regarding sustainability have led the construction sector to adopt various policy instruments for reducing the impacts caused by construction activities. One such policy instrument includes impact assessment, which enables the construction sector to evaluate the environmental consequences of proposed developments at project (environmental impact assessment) and strategic (strategic environmental assessment) level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Constructing Social Procurement: An Institutional Perspective on Working with Employment Requirements

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Daniella Troje; [2020]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; practice; organisation; rhetoric; construction and real estate sector; institutional work; social procurement; work; social value; roles; institutional logics; employment requirements; interviews; qualitative study;

    Abstract : Private and public organisations are increasingly using their purchasing power to mitigate societal issues and create social value. This is called social procurement. Due to problems such as segregation, unemployment, and social exclusion, social procurement in Sweden has focused on employment requirements. READ MORE