Guidance and tools developed through SMART SPP

Following the pilot phase of the guidance and tools for innovative sustainable procurement actions (published in December 2009), the new and final versions were officially launched on 29 June 2011 at the Smart Procurement - Reducing Costs and Saving Energy Conference. The following are available:

Guide on Innovation through Sustainable Procurement

Driving energy efficient innovation through procurement - A practical guide for public authorities.

This guide is aimed at assisting public authorities in becoming "innovation-friendly" - that is achieving the most innovative, energy efficient solutions within their procurement actions, particularly through increased dialogue with suppliers and producers.

Download: >> English  |  >> Spanish  |  >> Portuguese  | >> Danish

Tool for calculating Life-Cycle Costs and CO2 Emissions

User Guide for the LCC-CO2 Tool (recommended to be used with the Excel tool).

This User Guide accompanies the SMART SPP LCC-CO2 Tool. It has been produced to help you understand (1) what kind of information the tool can provide, (2) how to use the tool in a tendering process and (3) how the tool should be completed, and by whom.

Download [pdf file 8MB]: >> English  |  >> Spanish

Excel Tool for LCC-CO2 - Version 2.2: Includes improved tooltips, default language setting. Download: >> Spanish

Excel Tool for LCC-CO2 - Version 2.1: Download: >> English>> Spanish