Socially Responsible Award of the Procurement Contracts

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Hristina Blagoycehva;
  • Journal: Izvestyia, issue 4, pages 42-50
  • Subject: public procurement, corporate social responsibility, social criteria, social policy
    • jel: jel:H53 | jel:H57

With the Europe 2020 strategy the EU has set itself, under conditions of a changing world, the goal of becoming an intelligent, sustainable and inclusive economy. Under the current conditions of budget constraints and economic difficulties the conventional mechanisms fo... View more
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