Corporate report

Government Buying Standards: DWP response 2015 to 2016

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


Government Buying Standards: DWP response 2015 to 2016

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The Government Buying Standards (GBS) are a set of sustainable specifications for a range of commonly purchased products. They 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 26 May 2016