Corporate report

Government Buying Standards: DWP response 2014 to 2015

How DWP and its suppliers are responding to the Government Buying Standards (sustainable specifications for commonly purchased products).



The Government Buying Standards (GBS) are a set of sustainable specifications for a range of commonly purchased products and are designed to make it easier for government departments to buy sustainably.

The standards have been endorsed by the government and all central government departments and their related organisations must ensure they meet the minimum mandatory specifications when buying appropriate products and services.

Published 27 January 2016