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9 November 2015

The Metropolitan City of Turin wins the International Forum CompraVerde Award - Best Policy GPP

The Metropolitan City of Turin has been awarded the International Forum CompraVerde Award – Best Policy GPP, within the category of Public Administration Section medium-large. The jury selected the Metropolitan City of Turin because of its green public procurement policy, established and steadily developed over the years with APE Project. Their capacity to engage other organisations in the area has expanded the impact of green purchasing in terms of environmental protection.

This has been the eight edition of this award dedicated to public adminIstration implementing green public procurement practices.

Forum CompraVerde pursues to be a meeting point for different actors involved in expanding and sharing knowledge in the field of green public procurement. The objectives of CompraVerde are to promote a widespread culture of GPP, offer a place for of good practices of public, private and no-profit companies; support networking and discussion between institutions, enterprises and organized civil society; make demand and products/ services supply meet, and support green products production.