Foreign experience in the implementation of “green” public procurement legal instruments

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The purpose of the study is to generalize the practice of legislative regulation of green public procurement in the countries of the European Union with the prospect of its application in the legal conditions of Russia. The article formulates the legal content of “green” (sustainable) public procurement. It is substantiated that green public procurement will contribute to solving environmental problems, stimulating the subjects of innovative and environmental entrepreneurship to actively support the climate agenda. The study reveals the obstacles that hinder broader engagement of the Russian contract law to raise efficiency of green public procurement in Russia. Conclusions concern normative regulation considering environmental criteria for identifying green public procurement and developing regulations for this type of procurement based on the experience of the world leaders. Normative and legal regulation of “green” procurement is necessary not only for companies, but also for the state, as it reflects national strategic priorities in the field of environmental protection, which is in line with the UN global goals of sustainable development.

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Maria A. Egorova

Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL); Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property; International Alliance of lawyers and economists

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Doctor of Legal Sciences, Full Professor, expert of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the International Cooperation Department, Professor of the Competition Law Department, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL); expert of the Center for scientific and expert analysis, Institute of Scientific and expert-analytical activity, Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property; co-President, International Alliance of lawyers and economists

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