Purchasing guidance for professional buyers
- For buying the most efficient products on the market in Europe
- Range of compliant products can be checked on topten.eu
- Criteria can be inserted directly into tender documents
- Regularly updated
- Simple to follow quidance based on public procurement rules
Topten Pro has been created to help public procurers and other professional buyers to make use of the Topten approach.
This means providing clear guidance on what criteria you should include in tendering in order to buy the most efficient products on the market.
All the products you see on topten.eu comply with these criteria. Procurement guides for additional product groups shown above, such as LED lamps, are also being developed.
FREE TENDERING SUPPORT FOR PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability - is offering direct assistance to public authorities in Europe who wish to develop tender documents incorporating these criteria for the purchase of highly efficient products.
For further information and to use this service please download the Expression of interest for applying Topten Pro criteria.
Download procurement guidelines for
Sample tender documents for download (MS Word):
Professional Procurement: Office Equipment
||General advice and recommendations on the procurement of efficient office products.
Further guidance on implementing sustainable procurement can be downloaded here (extract from the Procura+ Manual (pdf))
Advice and Support
If you would like further information on Topten Pro please contact the Procura+ team at: Procurement(at)iclei.org or call +49 761 368 9244
What is Procura+?
Procura+ is an initiative designed to support public authorities in implementing Sustainable Procurement.
|The campaign is run by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability - and is the Topten partner for public authorities. For more information visit www.procuraplus.org
EU GPP Toolkit
The European Commission's Green Public Procurement (GPP) Toolkit provides a further useful source for environmental purchasing criteria for many product groups. Click here to visit.
ICLEI, Local governments for sustainability