Sustainable Procurement

Sustainable procurement is not always as straightforward as its seems in theory, but with our years of experience and expertise CE Delft can advise you on the best way forward. Our know-how on renewable energy, transport and raw materials means we can offer robust support to procurement departments as well as suppliers.

By adopting sustainable procurement practices, government and business can reduce the environmental footprint of their supply chains and promote wider corporate social responsibility. It’s an effective means of reducing the organisation’s own CO2 emissions, advancing the circular economy and supporting green innovation upstream.

We’re up-to-date on all the latest innovations and sustainable options out in the market, making us perfectly placed to advise you on the product groups or processes yielding the greatest environmental benefit.

What can CE Delft do for you?

Advice for procurement departments

With our in-depth knowledge on the various product groups, we help procurement departments and agencies build sustainability criteria into their tender procedures and review processes.

Advice for suppliers

CE Delft helps suppliers score high on sustainability in their tender bids. We can help you quantify environmental impacts and identify greener options.

CE TenderTool

This Excel-based tool developed in-house at CE Delft quantifies the environmental footprint of tender bids, permitting simple, objective comparison. It’s already being used in a variety of settings.

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Reports about ‘Sustainable Procurement

Effects of the CO2 Performance Ladder for municipalities
May 2022
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Single-use or reusable parturition set? An environmental comparison for UMC Utrecht
October 2021
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Guidelines for monitoring and contractual guarantee of sustainable procurement. Recommendations to government on improved organisation of monitoring and contractual guarantee of sustainable procurement
October 2021
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