Welcome to URBACT Online Course on Strategic Procurement
Now that you have a clear understanding of undertaking spend analysis, let's move to the second step of the procurement cycle!
In this video, Matthew explains how to decide which economic, social and environmental challenges you want to address, how to identify outcomes and create your own social value procurement framework.
In the case study below, discover how the city of Pamplona (ES) implements its procurement strategy to achieve the desired economic social and environmental outcomes.
The city officers and the consultancy supporting the Municipality with their public procurement explain how they are working on integrating objectives such as the promotion of gender equality, employment, social and climate justice in their procurement strategies.
Pamplona was recognised at European level as a good practice in the #WeBuySocialEU award in May 2020. Don't wait to find out why!
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Read more articles:
- 10 tips for using social and environmental criteria, by John Watt URBACT expert on sustainable, circular and innovation procurement
- Planning Towards a Strategic and Responsible Public Procurement in Pamplona
- Pamplona Recognized as a Good Practice by the European Commission
Explore the work of Biocanteens's Transfer Network mentioned in the case study. Based on Mouans-Sartoux (FR)'s Good Practice, the network works towards distributing 100% organic school meals as a lever towards an integrated local agri-food approach. This includes using public procurement as a leverage for supporting local organic consumption.