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Title: REPLACEMENT OF NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES WITH SUSTAINABLE BIORESOURCES IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN LATVIA

REPLACEMENT OF NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES WITH SUSTAINABLE BIORESOURCES IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT IN LATVIA
Ilze Upite; Irina Pilvere; Aleksejs Nipers
10.5593/sgem2022/5.1
1314-2704
English
22
5.1
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
Public procurement is the acquisition of products and services needed for the public sector and involves significant public budget resources. Incorporating environmental requirements into public procurement promotes both the goals of sustainable development and the principles of the circular economy. Green public procurement practices are becoming increasingly important, not only in the world, but also in Latvia. Therefore, in 2017, the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 was approved, which envisages the development of green procurement as an important factor for the implementation of this strategy. Therefore, the aim of the present research is to study one of the sections “Replacement of non-renewable resources with sustainable bioresources in public procurement” for the implementation of the strategic goal of the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 “Attractive business environment for entrepreneurship in bioeconomy” in Latvia. The study found that since 2017, a system of regulatory enactments has been established in Latvia, which provides for certain groups of goods and services to which green procurement is mandatory in public procurement and groups of goods and services to which green public procurement is applicable on a voluntary basis. These product groups include important products produced and processed and services provided in the bioeconomy sectors. In general, the introduction of green public procurement procedures and requirements in Latvia is to be assessed positively, as in 2017-2020 the total amount of procurement has increased 3.1 times from EUR 282 million to EUR 867 million and in 2020 accounted for 17% of the total amount of public procurement. In turn, mandatory and voluntary green public procurement of goods and services has increased 3.2 times in the analysed period and accounted for 77% of the total amount of green public procurement, which promotes the development of bioeconomy in Latvia.
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The research was promoted with the support of the project lzp-2020/2-0413 “Assessment of the Implementation of the Latvian Bioeconomy Strategy 2030 and Possible Solutions for Achieving the Goals Set (LIBRA-LV)”.
conference
Proceedings of 22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022
22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022, 04 - 10 July, 2022
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Turkish Acad Sci.
661-668
04 - 10 July, 2022
website
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green procurement, public procurement, bioeconomy

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