Circular and Sustainable Public Procurement for ICTs course

CEP Secretariat
April 11, 2024
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Circular and Sustainable Public Procurement for ICTs course

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Author: ITU

The course is a bite-sized version of theCircular and Sustainable Public Procurement for ICTs guide. It sets out the systems and process requirements for ICT procurement in a way that supports the transition to circular and sustainable system solutions.

Upon completion of this course, participants will learn how to:

  • Align ICT circularity and sustainability goals with existing or newly created policies.
  • Set goals, establish measurement indicators and track progress.
  • Create a publicly available circular and sustainable procurement policy.
  • Allow adequate time and resources for procurement planning when developing calls for tender.
  • Engage with ICT suppliers on circularity and sustainability when developing policy and strategy and as part of a procurement process.
  • Add sustainability to procurement processes and guidance to reflect circular and sustainable aims and contract conditions.
  • Use international standards, including ITU recommendations, for direction on how to implement and enforce circular and sustainable ICT procurement and management