Research Center for Digital Sustainability

Dissemination Workshop – Sustainability in Procurement

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 9:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., the Dissemination Workshop on the NRP73 project «Nachhaltigkeit im öffentlichen Beschaffungswesen» will take place in Bern.
At this event, the research results of the three participating research groups will be presented.

University of Bern, Main Building
Cupola room, 5th floor
Hochschulstrasse 4, 3012 Bern

Registration is required due to limited number of participants.
Please send your registration by E-Mail to Tobias Welz


Program of the Workshop


Vormittag | Austausch mit Akteuren des öffentlichen Beschaffungswesens (German):

9.15 Uhr Begrüssung
9.30 Uhr Vorstellung Forschungsergebnisse
10.15 Uhr Diskussion
11.00 Uhr Pause
11.20 Uhr  Keynotereferat + Paneldiskussion
12.30 Uhr Mittagspause


Afternoon | Walk the talk - What’s next in SPP? (English):

Aim: Reflection on project findings in context of stakeholder requirements for future research

1.30pm Consideration of legal issues in sustainability criteria
Invited expert: Prof. Roberto Caranta, University of Torino, Full Professor of Administrative law
2.15pm Break
2.30pm Monitoring sustainable procurement behaviour
Invited expert: Phillip Tepper, ICLEI Europe, Senior Coordinator Sustainable Economy and Procurement
3.15pm Summary
3.30pm Apéro


About the research project:
The project «Nachhaltigkeit im öffentlichen Beschaffungswesen» conducts research on effective criteria as part of the National Research Program «Nachhaltige Wirtschaft» (NFP 73).
This project is carried out as a cooperation between the University of Bern and the Università della Svizzera italiana.