Réseau Grand Ouest

Since 2006, Réseau Grand Ouest Commande Publique et Développement Durable has become a benchmark player for responsible purchasing in France.It brings together a hundred or so public entities in the following areas: - Pooling of expertise and resources in technical and legal areas; - Co-creation of tools and methods to help buyers draw up purchasing policies; - Meeting suppliers (sourcing); - Exchanges with other qualified networks in France and Europe. The Grand Ouest network coordinates working groups with its members, publishes recommendation guides, and organises awareness-raising actions and training sessions on sustainable purchasing, as well as technical meetings. It also offers qualified consultancy services to members to help buyers integrate environmental and social legislation in their public procurement procedures.