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National sources

AUSTRIA

Lebensministerium – Federal Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment website
Ökokauf Wien: Think Green – Buy Green - in German and English (Stadt Wien – City of Vienna)

BELGIUM

Information on GPP and criteria – in Dutch and French (Federal Institute for Sustainable Development)
Région wallonne et Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles – Public procurement website
Region of the Brussels Capital city – Information on SPP on the Ministry of the Environment website
Flemish Region – Information on SPP on the Ministry for Governmental Affairs website
Flemish local communities – Information on SPP and Flemish helpdesk website

CZECH REPUBLIC

Ministerstvo životního prostředí (MŽP) - Ministry of the Environment website
CENIA Ceská informační gentura životního prostředí - Czech Environmental Information Agency website

DENMARK

Information on GPP on the Miljøstyrelsen - Danish Environmental Protection Agency website
Miljøministeriet - Danish Ministry of the Environment website
Forum for Bæredygtige Indkøb - Forum for Sustainable Procurement website 

ESTONIA

Information on GPP on the Keskkonnaministeeriumi - Ministry of the Environment website

FINLAND

SYKE Finlands miljöcentral - Finnish Environment Institutewebsite (undertakes research and projects related to GPP)
Information on GPP at the Miljo.fi Miljöförvaltningens gemensamma webbtjänst -Environment.fi Joint website of Finland's environmental administration website

FRANCE

Agence de l’Environnement et de la Maitrise de l’Energie ADEME - French Environmental Protection Agency website
Guide de l'achat public éco-responsable website - in French (Ministère de l'Économie - French Ministry of Economy)
Commande Publique et Développement Durable website (Le ministre de l’écologie, du développement durable et de l’énergie – Ministry of ecologie, sustainable development and energy)
Administration éco-responsable website - in French (Délégation Interministérielle au Développement Durable – Interministerialdelegation of sustainable development)

GERMANY

Umweltfreundliche Beschaffung Green Public Procurement website - in German and English  (Umweltbundesamt UBA – German Environmental Protection Agency)
Administrative directive on how to implement GPP throughout the procurement process - in German

HUNGARY

Information on GPP in Hungarian and English (Környezettudományi Központ - Center for Environmental Studies KTK-CES)
Green Procurement Manual for Hungarian Municipalities – in Hungarian (KTK-CES - doc-document)

IRELAND

Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government website in English – contains information on Ireland’s National Action Plan and related initiatives.

ITALY

Information on GPP- in Italian (Ministero dell’Ambiente – Italian Ministry of the Environment)
Information on the National GPP Action-Plan – in Italian and English (Ministero dell’Ambiente –Italian Ministry of the Environment)

LITHUANIA

Information on environmental procurement – in Lithuanian (Aplinkos Ministerija – Ministry of the Environment)
Viešųjų pirkimų tarnyba - Public Procurement Office website
Information on sustainable and innovative procurement in English (Ūkio ministerija – Lithuanian Ministry of Economy)

MALTA

Information on Green Public Procurement– in English (Minister for Sustainable Development, the Environment and Climate Change)

NETHERLANDS

Information on GPP – in English (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland -Netherlands Enterprise Agency)
Duurzaam-inkopen website (PIANOoExpertisecentrum Aanbesteden- Dutch Public Procurement Expertise Centre)

NORWAY

Action plan on GPP (2007-2010) – in Norwegian (Miljøverndepartementet – Ministry of the Environment)
Information on GPP criteria– in Norwegian (Direktoratet for forvaltning og IKT – Agency for Public Management and eGovernment)

POLAND

Information on GPP and link to National Action Plan in Polish and English (Urząd Zamówień Publicznych - Polish Public Procurement Office  

PORTUGAL

Information on GPP in Portuguese (APA Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente - Portuguese Environment Agency

ROMANIA

Information on GPP in Romanian

SLOVAKIA Information on GPP in Slovak (Slovenská agentúra životného prostredia (SAŽP) - Slovak Environmental Agency)
Voluntary environmental policy instruments in Slovak (Enviroportal - Green Public Procurement - Environmental Information System)

SPAIN

GPP Manual – in Spanish (Ayuntamiento de Madrid – City of Madrid)
Information on GPP– in Catalan (Generalitat de Catalunya – Government of Catalonia)
City + sustainable: GPP – in Catalan, Spanish and English (l'Ajuntament de Barcelona-City of Barcelona)
GPP in the Basque Country in Euskadi, in Spanish and in English  (Ihobe – Basque Agency for Environmental Management).  Basque country GPP manual - in Spanish

SWEDEN

GPP website - in Swedish and English (Miljöstyrningsrådet – Swedish Environmental Management Council)

SWITZERLAND

GPP website – in German and French (BAFU/OFEV – Federal Office for the Environment)
Information on GPP – in German and French (BBL/OFCL – Federal Office for the construction and logistics)

GPP criteria site – in German and French (BBL/OFCL – Federal Office for the construction and logistics)

UNITED KINGDOM

The UK Government’s Sustainable Public Purchasing website (for central Government) – DEFRA Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Government Buying Standards in English DEFRA
Procuring the Future: Sustainable Procurement National Action Plan in English – DEFRA
Sustainable Procurement Strategy for Local Governments in English – Local Government Association (formerly IDeA)