GREEN PROCUREMENT

KEITH NUTHALL
THE ORGANISATION for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued formal guidelines to its (mostly rich and often European) member governments to use their financial muscle when striking contracts for electricity supplies and power projects generally, to impose conditions that favour environmental good practice.

In its Recommendation on Improving the Environmental Performance of Public Procurement, the OECD suggests that administrations "take greater account of environmental considerations in public procurement of products and ...


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