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Green public procurement: A neglected tool in the European Green Deal toolbox?

A new EU regulatory action in public procurement could unlock the potential of green public procurement and add an important element to the European G

Publishing date
25 April 2022

 

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Read the full piece as published on Intereconomics.

 

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Public procurement amounts to around 14% of European Union GDP and, given this size, could well represent an important tool to foster the green transition. However, green public procurement continues to be underutilised in Europe, as several barriers to its application persist. A new EU regulatory action in this field could unlock the potential of green public procurement and add an important element to the European Green Deal toolbox.

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