Green Public Procurement Service

This service

  • provides advice on ecological product criteria that are applicable to public procurement, and provides information on new resource-saving technologies;
  • advises the central procurement authorities and the demand authorities on the integration of environmental aspects into public procurement;
  • contributes to the CCPP's training opportunities;
  • promotes exchanges of information and experience on green procurement in Switzerland and abroad;
  • participates in the relevant committees for sustainable construction;
  • harmonises its instruments and standards with those of other federal offices, the cantons and the communes as far as possible. It maintains a dialogue with the private sector to promote sustainable procurement;
  • is a member of the specialist group for Resource and Environmental Management of the Federal Administration (RUMBA) and is responsible for issues relating to green public procurement.


Last modification 01.03.2021

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Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Economics and Innovation Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Monbijoustrasse 40, 3003 Bern

Tel.: +41 58 481 85 40


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