Increasing resilience of the education system to climate change in Saint Lucia and Antigua & Barbuda
Title: Increasing resilience of the education system to climate change in Saint Lucia and Antigua & Barbuda.
CTCN request reference number: 2019000059
Countries: Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda
Sustainable Procurement (SP) practices integrate requirements, specifications and criteria that are compatible and in favour of the protection of the environment, of social progress and in support of economic development, namely by seeking resource efficiency, improving the quality of products and services, and ultimately optimizing costs” (HLCM Procurement Network).Sustainable Procurement is not only one of the SDGs (SDG 12 and goal 12.7), it also contributes to the achievement of all SDGs. This tender meets the United Nations requirements to be considered sustainable. It incorporates at least 3 sustainability considerations (one for each pillar of sustainable development - environmental, social and economic), in accordance with the HLCM Procurement Network’s Sustainable Procurement Working Group - Sustainability Indicators Framework. To learn more about which considerations are included in this tender, please see below for a specific description. All questions related to these considerations should be directed to the procurement official and/or author of this tender.
The tender contains sustainability considerations for preventing or minimizing damage associated with climate change.
Energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reporting and emission offsetting.
The tender contains sustainability considerations addressing gender equality and women's empowerment.
Gender mainstreaming, targeted employment of women, promotion of women-owned businesses.
The tender contains sustainability considerations regarding local SMEs, local communities or disadvantaged groups.
Reserved labour opportunities for local communities, use of local materials, reserved procurements for local companies
The tender contains sustainability considerations for the prevention of polluting emissions to air, solid waste to land and discharges to water.
EMS, waste management and wastewater management.
The tender contains sustainability considerations promoting sustainability through the entire supply chain.
Sustainability requirements for tier 2 suppliers, identification and approval of subcontractors.
The tender contains sustainability considerations related to the protection of the environment, biodiversity and restoration of natural habitats.
Sustainable/ organic agriculture, fishing or forestry.
The tender contains sustainability considerations promoting the sustainable use of resources.
Energy-saving measures, recycling, take-back programmes and responsible end-of-life management
The tender considers the whole life cycle cost of the service or product.