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The Path to Sustainable Procurement: A New Approach to Procurement in the Government of Nova Scotia

The Government of Nova Scotia implemented an Environmentally Responsible Procurement Policy in 2005. This document explains sustainable procurement, and its differences from green procurement while also outlining legislation and trade agreements that influence Nova Scotia. This procurement policy has a subsection focused on local food to help support the purchase of local agricultural products in provincial health care and justice institutions

Resource Type

Report/Working Paper

Jurisdiction Level



Government of Nova Scotia

Date published

January 1, 2016