Procura+ Awards Webinar – Previous Winners Discuss Their Winning Procurements

The Procura+ Awards, run by ICLEI (local governments for sustainability network), have announced they are now open for this year's entries. The awards showcase the achievements of European cities’ sustainable and innovative procurement projects.

If you are interested in entering this year's awards, ICLEI is running a webinar this Wednesday 7th June, 14:30 - 16:00.  During the webinar the three award winners from last year's Procura+ Awards will be showcased and their winning award tenders discussed. It should prove to be an interesting and useful discussion for anyone considering entering, this year or for future entries, providing  a chance to engage with the presenters and hear about the best practices involved in their procurements.

The agenda for the webinar will be:

14:30 - 14:35 - Introduction (John Watt, ICLEI)

14:35 - 15:00 - Supplying seasonal and diverse organic fruit and vegetables (Betina Bergmann Madsen, City of Copenhagen)

15:00 - 15:25 -  Innovative lighting procurement for London’s Underground network (Leon Smith, Transport for London)

15:25 - 15:50 - Sustainable Reconstruction of the Motorway A6  (Jeroen van Alphen, Rijkswaterstaat)

15:50 - 16:00 - Final Q&A for presenters

You can Register here

A little bit more about the Awards

There are three award categories: Sustainable Procurement of the Year, Innovation Procurement of the Year and Tender Procedure of the Year. The closing date for entries is 30 June 2017 and the winners will be announced at the 2017 Procura+ Awards ceremony to be held at the Third Major eafip Event on Innovation Procurement in Tallinn, Estonia on 17 October.

Winners in each category will be awarded with:

•    Free entry and a presentation at the next EcoProcura conference
•    Case study on the SP Platform and PPI Platform
•    Publicity in a variety of  ICLEI publications
•    The right to use the Procura+ Award winners' logo

More information can be found here.

And you might also find interesting our interview with one of last year's winners here.

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