Theoretical acceptance of green procurement and their role in the efficient use of public resources

Keywords: efficiency, public funds, environmental properties.

Abstract

The article considers the issue of intensifying green procurement as the most effective tool for solving economic and environmental problems in Ukraine and in the world. According to the author, the essence of "green procurement" is to purchase the state at the lowest price of products or services that meet environmental standards, have the appropriate labeling, which ultimately saves public money. It is noted that at the national and global levels it is necessary to create preferences for eco-products and services, which will reduce the negative impact on the environment. According to public procurement, the greatest demand is for food, beverages, tobacco, petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other energy sources, construction products (except electrical equipment), medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and personal care products. Analysis of the effectiveness of public procurement, makes it possible to argue that public procurement is based on the principle of efficiency, which is based on maximum savings of public resources. At the same time, a significant part of the procurement was rejected by the tender organizer. The reason was the inconsistency of the quality of goods and services, their prices and inconsistency with the conditions of submission of tender documents. Solving the economic-mathematical model proves that solving the problem of improving the efficiency of public funds for green procurement is possible by reducing the level of requirements and complaints about product quality and price. Thus, public procurement should be conducted not only to achieve the functional purpose of procurement, but also to achieve the goals of the Sustainable Development Strategy of Ukraine until 2030 on environmental protection through competition, transparency and openness of the process, including an effective control system.

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Published
2021-08-25
How to Cite
Грабчук, І. Ф., Бугайчук, В. В., & Вишневська, Н. М. (2021). Theoretical acceptance of green procurement and their role in the efficient use of public resources. Herald of Kyiv Institute of Business and Technology, 47(1), 4-14. https://doi.org/10.37203/kibit.2021.47.08