The strategy of incorporating the sustainable public procurement criteria at a federal university

Glaucia Bambirra Silveira, Keilla Dayane da Silva Oliveira, Artur Leonardo Imamura Ferreira da Silva, Isabel Cristina dos Santos

Abstract


Objective: To report which strategies and interventions were developed in the implementation of sustainability criteria in public purchases carried out within the higher Brazilian education institution.

Methodology: The research has a qualitative and exploratory approach, underlined by the participant observation technique and documentary analysis, regarding the period from March 2015 to March 2020.

Originality/Relevance: This technical report contributes to the discussion on the sustainable public procurement implementation process and the strategies used for reaching better efficiency.

Results: The main results pointed out that Federal University of ABC (UFABC) has been advancing the process of implementing sustainable procurement criteria in all its facilities and following the public standards for acquisitions and contracts, as required by the Federal Government rules, including the acceptance and involvement of university employees.

Contributions/ implications: UFABC´s experience contributes to disseminate knowledge on the implementation of sustainability criteria in public procurement process regarding a public higher education institution.


Keywords


Sustainability; Sustainable public procurement; Public university.

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