Institute for Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards (IPESS)

Our Mission

The mission of IPESS is to work with the public and private sector stakeholders across Africa to integrate sustainability within procurement activities according to the ISO 20400;2017 standard guidelines.


Our work is intended for stakeholders involved in, or impacted by, procurement decisions and processes. We foster collaboration for sustainable capacity in managing procurement, environment and social standards while assisting in the Integration of green procurement and sustainability considerations into existing procurement practices.

Sustainable Procurement Consultancy Services

Useful Links

Statistical Reports

Balancing social, environmental and economic considerations in procurement

Abstract Architecture

CO2 Emissions

The Role of Public Procurement in Low-carbon Innovation

PID Nigeria 

The lack of adequate procurement capacity has been due mainly to absence of capacity development policy and strategy. Public Procurement Officials frequently receive ad hoc trainings that do not produce the required build-up or capacity enhancements.

Policy Makers

Adapting to Climate change: The role of public procurement

Varieties of Grain

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