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The Procura+ Manual: A Guide to Cost-Effective Sustainable Public Procurement

Publication / Report

This Manual is designed to provide clear, easy-to-understand guidance on how to implement sustainable procurement in practice. It has been prepared by people with years of direct experience in working in public sector procurement, and in how to integrate sustainability considerations.

Building Efficiency Accelerator: Tracking Progress Resource Collection

The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), part of the Global Efficiency Accelerator Platform under the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Initiative, is a multi-stakeholder network made up of over 30 businesses and organizations that work with local and sub-national governments in order to increase the uptake of energy efficiency policies and programs in the building sector. 

The Co-benefits Evaluation Tool for the Urban Energy System

Tool / Instrument

The tool evaluates climate co-benefits for the urban energy system based on different scenarios of socioeconomic, technological and demographic developments.

Event: Seventh International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development

This meeting will explore how to deliver on national commitments, including nationally determined contributions (NDCs) under the UNFCCC and investment in renewable energy to reduce the carbon intensity of the energy sector.

How increasing efficiency can stem climate change impacts on the energy-water nexus

Energy-water nexus issues heighten in the face of climate change

Promoting Energy Efficiency in China’s Logistics Sector to Support Green Growth and Fight Climate Change


China has the largest logistic sector in the world, but poor infrastructure networks, connectivity, and integration are hampering the sector. Efficient and green logistics will improve competitiveness, energy efficiency, and reduce harmful emissions.

How Canada Went Geothermal, and How the US Will, Too

Ontario is going geothermal. The U.S. is shortly behind, and here’s why: Geothermal heat pumps provide the only reasonable solution to heating without combustion.

Namibia: Global Call to Embrace Renewable Energy

[Namibian] LEADERS of three key climate change negotiating blocks have called for more global use of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

IRP, OECD Resource Efficiency Publications Cite Role in Cutting GHG Emissions, Growing Economy

Ambitious action on climate change and more efficient natural resource use could achieve significant cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase economic growth, according to a report released by the International Resource Panel (IRP) in the lead up to the Group of 7 (G7) leaders meeting


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