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The public sector
shows the way!

public procurement

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The Austrian Action Plan for Sustainable Public
Procurement (naBe) as a model for responsible and
careful use of resources to protect the environment
and offer next generations a future worth living.

Sustainable Procurement

For the environment, society and the economy

Conserving resources, taking social responsibility and stregthening regional value creation – all this in accordance with the public administration’s imperatves for economy, efficiency and expediency.

The public sector shows the way and offers the necessary support for your sustainable procurement with the definition of sustainability criteria (the naBe criteria) for a total of 16 product groups, applicable directly in your next tender.

Sustainable procurement offers many advantages

The added value of the naBe criteria

Preserving resources

Responsible and careful use of available resources

Strengthening regionality

Promotion of regional added value through purchasing from regional producers

Social responsibility

Awareness of the impacts along the entire supply chain of a product and commitment to improvements

Product life cycle

Consideration of the entire product life cycle and its impact on the environment and society

Considering health

Consideration and promotion the health of employees and consumers

Ensure animal welfare

Enabling the welfare of farm animals through species-appropriate husbandry


Your competence team for sustainable public procurement

Have we aroused your interest? Simply contact us. A whole team of experts is at your disposal and will be happy to advise you on all aspects of sustainable public procurement. Take advantage of the benefits and know-how of the naBe platform.

We look forward to your enquiry!

For general enquiries
naBe platform
+43 1 245 70 815
Gerhard Weiner

Gerhard Weiner

Head naBe platform
Victoria Thell

Victoria Thell

Junior project manager
Christoph Ambach

Christoph Ambach

Junior project manager

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