Committed to Sustainability Environmentally and Socially Responsible Procurement IFC, as part of the World Bank Group, uses the World Bank Group’s vendor guidelines for procurement. The World Bank Group includes environmentally and socially responsible guidelines in its governing procurement policies for
Public procurement is not among the most popular topics in development circles. However, consider just these three ways in which procurement is probably one of the most indispensable elements that make up a truly capable state: First, without effective procurement, hospitals wait for drugs, teachers for textbooks, and cities for roads.
Examples demonstrating IFC’s commitment to sustainable procurement include: Green office design criteria for Country Office construction; Sustainable sourced furniture in IFC's Regional offices;
The Sustainable Development Goals, otherwise known as the Global Goals, build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), eight anti-poverty targets that the world committed to achieving by 2015.
Fourth, Asia will be key for the development of sustainable cooling technologies Many are therefore focusing on ways to reduce excess urban heat and support sustainable urban development. India, for instance, is one of the first countries to deploy highly efficient air conditioners at scale through a bulk procurement program by Energy Efficiency Service Limited (EESL).
Building sustainable communities—whether they are villages, cities, or countries and societies at large—will be critical to eliminating poverty and boosting shared prosperity. Specifically, the concept of “ Sustainable Communities ” of the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience (SURR) Global Practice includes four key dimensions:
Professionalizing public procurement in Vietnam. Development of a comprehensive set of standardized quality training materials; Formation of a core group of Public Procurement Trainers and delivery of a Training of Trainers (TOT) program; Professionalization of public procurement function; Strengthening the technical capacity...
ensure access to procurement opportunities ; b) effective institutions to conduct procurement procedures and conclude, manage and monitor public contracts; c) appropriate electronic tools; d) suitable, in numbers and skills, human resources to plan and carry out procurement processes; and e) competent contract management.
The regional conferences are an important feature of the evolving South Asia Region Public Procurement Network (SARPPN) and important part of the regional cooperation between public procurement officials from all SAR countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka).
1. This Invitation forBids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in DevelopmentBusiness, issue No. 710 of 16 September 2007 2. The Government ofTanzania has received a credit from the World Bank toward thecost of Tanzania Energy Development and ...