Government procurement can and should be used to support wider social, economic and environmental outcomes that go beyond the immediate purchase of goods and services.
The Government agreed on 23 October 2018 to a set of priority outcomes for agencies to leverage from their procurement activities and identified specific contracts or sectors for initial focus.
Agencies are expected to collectively focus on four priority outcomes where the greatest benefit can be achieved for New Zealand.
Agencies will be asked to target specific areas for these four outcomes.
|Construction||Skills development and training|
|All-of-Government vehicles||Reducing emissions|
|Stationary heat in government buildings||Reducing emissions|
|All-of-Government office supplies||Reducing waste|
|ICT services/computer software||Innovation and support for New Zealand businesses|
|Cleaning services||Employment standards|
|Security services||Employment standards|
|Forestry contracts||Employment standards, training and health and safety|
To implement this work, NZGPP will undertake the following steps: