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Sustainable Public Procurement and Biodiversity

UNEP - Division of Technology, Industry and Economics and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Date and Time
18 October 2012 13:15 - 14:45

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

This will be joint event between the SCBD and UNEP-DTIE (and other partners as appropriate) with regard to the current work being done vis-a-vis Sustainable Public Procurement. This is an issue which has been raised in the business engagement decision and can act as a major driver to ensure not only eco-friendly government procurement policies, but also encourage businesses (suppliers) to adopt green practices in response.