Green Public Procurement Selection and Award Criteria

Green Public Procurement Selection and Award Criteria

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About this course

 – Intermediate/Specialist Course –

This course provides an in-depth look at how selection and award criteria are used to implement GPP. It will present practical examples and suggestions for how criteria can be worded and evaluated. Participants will gain insight into the most relevant types of criteria to apply for different contracts, and gain confidence around the evaluation of these criteria.

Date & Duration

Next dates: tbc
One day course which can be delivered in two half-day sessions

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of selection and award criteria in implementing GPP effectively;
  • Identify suitable GPP criteria for different types of contract and framework;
  • Evaluate and verify bidder’s claims in relation to GPP criteria, including through use of ecolabels, environmental management systems and standards;
  • Access useful online tools and resources for GPP of supplies and services.

Categories covered: Participants can choose up to three focus categories from the following:

  • Building and civil engineering
  • Professional services
  • ICT products and services
  • Cleaning and catering services
  • Transport

Target Audience

Procurement and/or sustainability professionals and staff with responsibility for procurement as part of their role.


€675 per participant. All training costs are VAT exempt.
There is a 10% discount when 3 or more places are booked on this course.


What background knowledge is necessary?

Participants should have a good level of existing procurement knowledge.

What is the refund policy?

All cancellations must be received in writing or the full course fee is payable. Where delegates cancel more than 5 days prior to the course 50% of the course fee is payable. Cancellations received within 5 days will be liable for the full fee. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the event.