Relevant UK policies

Non-statistical indicator

We have identified the following policies relevant to this indicator - Sustainable procurement - the Government Buying Standards (GBS).

Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

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Relevant UK policies

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Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 08 October 2021
Metadata last updated 08 October 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Degree of sustainable public procurement policies and action plan implementation

Target name

Promote public procurement practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

UN Environment (UNEP)

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