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Environmental Economics (EEC) : project R-11109

Title : Sustainability And Procurement in International, European, and National Systems - 'SAPIENS' (R-11109)
Abstract: Objectives: Sustainable public procurement – SPP is about incorporating considerations pertaining to the environment or to social aspects in purchasing decisions. SPP can considerably contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. SAPIENS will develop the scientific analyses needed for enhancing SPP and provide buyers in the public sector with tools to procure sustainably, in compliance with the applicable international and EU rules. Strategy: Unleashing the potential of SPP requires a new generation of experts capable of working across disciplines (law, economics, business sciences) and knowledgeable of the different relevant methodologies. The PhD interdisciplinary research will focus on 15 innovative SPP topics articulated along three axes: (a) SPP from the international agenda to actual buying practices (actors, sustainable economics, new approaches to public buying), (b) procurement to achieve the SDGs (incl. human, workers, women rights, different environmental concerns, SMEs), and (c) sector-specific applied SPP (construction, textiles and catering).
Period of project : 1/03/2021to28/02/2025

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