Workshop session I (Friday, 10:45 am to 12:15 pm)
Sustainability Compass: How does the web tool support socially responsible public procurement?
with Ann-Kathrin-Voge (SKEW) and Max Mangold (GIZ)
(with practical exercises; please bring a smartphone or laptop if possible)
• How can the online tool be used to compare labels?
• Examples of implementation, providers, text modules: How does the compass support the award procedure?
Conflict minerals in IT products
with Axel Müller (FAKT), Siegfried Dewaldt (HP Germany) and Katja Gnittke (WMRC Rechtsanwälte)
• Taking the DRC as an example: What is happening on the ground to prevent conflict materials and human rights violations? What are the particularities of industrial and small-scale mining?
• What certification initiatives are there and what effect do they have?
• How can the topic of conflict materials be taken into account in calls for tenders?
Fair Green IT – How does energy and resource-efficient IT also become socially responsible?
with Dr. Erik Heyden (Ministry of the Environment Baden-Württemberg) and Marie Holdik (Werkstatt Ökonomie)
• Where does Baden-Württemberg stand in the sustainable procurement of IT?
• What are the prospects for the systematic integration of social criteria into the Green IT strategy?
• Who can drive this forward and what framework conditions are needed?
Workshop session II (Friday, 13:00 – 14:30 pm)
Practical workshop: ICT calls for tenders with social criteria in concrete terms
with Manfred Abele (Central purchasing department Stuttgart), Henning Elbe (Dataport), Jens Lehner (IT.Niedersachsen) and Katja Gnittke (WMRC Rechtsanwälte)
• How can workshop participants put the experience from existing practical examples into practice in their own tenders?
• What are the advantages and disadvantages of implementation in different award phases?
• How do I integrate control options into my tender in a legally secure manner?
Monitoring by Electronics Watch for the enforcement of social criteria
with Dr. Peter Pawlicki (Electronics Watch) and Dr. Lars Kühnel (Christian Albrecht University Kiel)
• How do contracting authorities work with the monitoring organisation Electronics Watch?
• What distinguishes Electronics Watch from certificates and social audits?
• How are controls and improvements carried out in the supply chain?
Verification of social criteria with certificates: TCO Certified, EU Ecolabel, Blauer Engel
with Annelie Evermann (WEED)
• Which social certificates are currently available?
• What standards do they require and how do they verify this?
• How can they be integrated into tenders in a legally compliant manner?
You can download the workshop descriptions as here file here.