publication . Thesis . 2009

The feasibility of a green procurement practice for low cost housing in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality / Amulet Thobane

Thobane, Wamkelwe Amulet Perseverance;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
Green Procurement is defined as taking into account environmental criteria for goods and services to be purchased in order to ensure that the related environmental impact is minimized (Incite Sustainability, 2008: vii).An inherent feature of green procurement is the integration of environmental considerations into purchasing policies, programmes and actions (Stigson & Russell, 1998:9). The European Commission states that green public procurement should ideally cover areas such as the purchase of energy-efficient computers and buildings, office equipment made out of environmentally sustainable timber, recyclable paper, environmentally-friendly public transport, o...
Subjects
free text keywords: Green procurement practice, City of Tshwane, Feasibility
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