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5 Amendments of Esther de LANGE related to 2011/2048(INI)

Amendment 5 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 1 a (new)
1a. Underlines in this regard the importance of making use of the possibility to include other determinants than price in a public procurement procedure, such as environmental and social factors.
2011/06/20
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 19 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 4
4. Advocates that environmental considerations should be included in all relevant public procurement contracts; stresses that the Public Procurement Directive should be amended where necessary to make it clearer that it is both desirable and possible for public operators to impose environmental conditions and take account of environmental impact when awarding contracts;
2011/06/20
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 31 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 5
5. Prefers to encourage and facilitate sustainable procurement by public operators rather than setting mandatory quotas for it in smaller-scale contracts; considers, however, that mandatory quotas should apply to larger-scale contracts; still considers that the greatest obstacle to more environmentally friendly public procurement is not so much lack of willingness as unawareness of the possibilities and unclear and inflexible legislation;
2011/06/20
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 54 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 8
8. Notes in particular the need to clarify that it is possible to impose environmental and animal protection conditions which are stricter than the common EU rulesas laid down in national or EU legislation;
2011/06/20
Committee: ENVI
Amendment 68 #
Draft opinion
Paragraph 12
12. Acknowledges that it may be hard to calculate the climate footprint of a product or service, e.g. in the case of food; considers that it should be expressly permitted to require that the transport of food to the purchaser must not give rise to more than a certain number of grams of CO2 emissions; considers that the requirement of using taxpayers' money effectively, together with other requirements and rules which guide public procurement, will deter elected representatives from imposing such conditions when there is no justification for doing so.deleted
2011/06/20
Committee: ENVI