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ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability LEAP
European Commission International Green Purchasing Network
City of Barcelona
Diputacio de Barcelona
Generalitat de Catalunya
Government Office of Spain

EcoProcura 2006

20-22 September 2006, Barcelona, Spain


The Local Authority EMAS and Procurement (LEAP) Project Results

The 2nd International Green Purchasing Conference


For more information, please, follow the link to the latest EcoProcura Conference  in Reykjavik 2009, or do not hesitate in contacting us at ecoprocura2009(at)iclei.org.

Outcomes of the Conference

EcoProcura Call for Action Moving the Market: Highlights and Key Messages of the Conference - Download EN

Press release - Download EN 

Call for Action (only) - Download ENES | CAT 

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ICLEI, the Provincial and City Councils of Barcelona, the LEAP Project Consortium, the International Green Purchasing Network (IGPN), the Catalan Government and the Spanish Ministry for the Environment joined forces to present an exciting event that served to deepen and widen the commitment to adopt sustainable procurement practices and to pick up the pace of local, regional and national actions.

The Conference promoted exchange amongst local government purchasers in particular, but also purchasers from regional and national governments and from the private sector. EcoProcura® Barcelona fostered a dialogue amongst suppliers, policy and decision-makers, multipliers, and offered the latest information on practical solutions for implementing sustainable procurement.

Conference Goals and Objectives

Showcasing tools

Presenting the latest tools designed to assist public authorities to review, monitor and drive improvements in sustainable procurement.

Learning from leading world cities

Sharing ideas and best practice from the global pioneers, and developing new forms of cooperation between local governments from Europe and around the world.

Working with the private sector

Providing a mechanism for dialogue between the private sector and the public sector to advance sustainable product innovation and further promote a market for sustainable products and services.