For the last thirteen years, the CO2 Performance Ladder has been responsible for a significant reduction of companies’ and governments’ CO2 emissions in the
Netherlands and Belgium. Due to increasing international interest (including a pilot project in Belgium), the Foundation for Climate Friendly Procurement and Business (SKAO), together with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), is investigating the feasibility of the CO2 Performance Ladder in several European countries. This project is supported by the IKEA Foundation.
The CO2 Performance Ladder has been responsible for a significant reduction of companies’ and governments’ CO2 emissions in the Netherlands.
The project is based on the theory that green public procurement can result in a green revolution among companies and their supply chains: a theory that has been demonstrated in the Netherlands and Belgium.
The more procuring parties implement green public procurement, the bigger the impact on companies and their supply chains. Procurement accounts for €1.8 trillion of public spending in the EU alone, or 14% of EU GDP. Government spending power can trigger a green revolution.
SKAO, the Foundation for Climate friendly Procurement and Business, is the independent owner and manager of the CO2 Performance Ladder, and manages this project
Alongside SKAO, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) will lead the quick scan and feasibility studies.
CO2 Logic leads the pilot in Belgium and will contribute to the lessons learned in Belgium
This project is supported by the IKEA Foundation.
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