Compraverde Award

The best Italian GPP experiences

 

Forum Compraverde Buygreen selects and awards the best Italian GPP experiences every year, with a special focus on collective catering, cultural activities, building, and social and sustainability criteria.

 

 

After a four-month selection and evaluation process involving
leading national experts, the Compraverde Award is given
for the following 9 sections:

GREEN TENDER

The award is dedicated to public administrations that have distinguished themselves by publishing green tenders as a systematic action to introduce ecological criteria in public procurement. The award is given in collaboration with Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane.

CULTURE IN GREEN

The award recognises cultural events and film production that have reduced the environmental impacts generated by their implementation by integrating environmental and social aspects into the procurement of goods and services. The award is given in collaboration with the European project GreenFEST.

SPORT IN GREEN

The Compraverde Award – Sport in Green Section – is intended for sports organizations that have actively contributed to the spread of green procurement to reduce the environmental and health impacts of their activities. 

 

 

GPP POLICY

The award recognises public administrations that have distinguished themselves by implementing concrete policies to promote and implement GPP. The award is given in collaboration with Coordinamento Agende 21 Locali Italiane.

 

SOCIAL PROCUREMENT

 The award is dedicated to Public Administrations that include social criteria in their calls to protect work dignity and social trade union human rights.

 

 

 

 

 

GREEN CATERING

The award is intended for public or private canteens that have shown particular attention to the quality of food (organic, zero km, seasonal, fair trade) and the reduction of environmental and social impacts linked to canteen management. The prize is awarded in collaboration with General Beverage.

GREEN BUILDING

The Compraverde Award – Green Building Section – is awarded to companies that have distinguished themselves in having designed, developed, produced and marketed building materials and building components with a low environmental impact throughout their life cycle.

 

 

VENDOR RATING AND SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

The award is dedicated to companies that have systematically adopted sustainability criteria in their purchasing processes and in the qualification of their suppliers. The award is assigned in collaboration with Unioncamere.

 

GREEN HOSPITAL

The Compraverde Award – Green Hospital Section – is awarded to health authorities and hospital companies that have contributed to the spread of green procurement to reduce the environmental and health impacts of their activities.