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Module 2

Unit 5: Green public tenders: skills to understand and answer green clauses and specifications

Ref: 2016-1-ES01-KA202-025294


Module 2 - Unit 5 INTRODUCTION Summary: the aim of Unit 5 is to know the skills to understand and answer green clauses and specifications Duration of Unit 5: 3 hours Learning outcomes: -Read and answer green specifications in public tenders -Inclusion of green clauses in proposals -Difference selection and award clauses related to environmental aspects and answer to them.  Information of this Unit comes from: “Buying green Handbook” 3rd Edition


Module 2 - Unit 5

READ AND ANSWER GREEN SPECIFICATIONS IN PUBLIC TENDERS (VIDEO 1)


Module 2 - Unit 5 Defining the subject-matter -Right to choose -Assessing the actual needs -Identifying the main environmental impacts -Choosing a green title for the contract


Module 2 - Unit 5 Main environmental impacts in supply contracts •Materials used •Production processes •Energy and water consumption •Durability/lifespan •Recycling/reusing the product at the end of life •Packaging and transportation


Module 2 - Unit 5 Environmental technical specifications Two functions: •Description of the contract •Provision of measurable requirements


Module 2 - Unit 5 Environmental technical specifications: conditions •Relate to characteristics of the particular work, supply or service being purchased. •Be clear, understandable by all operators in the same way, and that you will be able to verify compliance when assessing tenders. •Be formulated by reference to European, international or national standards and/or in terms of performance or functionality. •Refer to appropriate criteria that are defined in labels. •May be in terms of the environmental and climate performance levels


Module 2 - Unit 5 Environmental technical specifications: options •Standards and other technical reference systems •Performance-based or functional specifications


Module 2 - Unit 5 Using GPP Criteria and labels •GPP Criteria •Labels •to define the characteristics of the goods or services •to check compliance with these requirements


Module 2 - Unit 5 Conditions for using labels •linked to the subject matter of the contract •objectively verifiable and nondiscriminatory criteria •open and transparent procedure •accessible to all interested parties •set by a third party


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This work by GPP-Furniture Consortium (2018) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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