JEP  Vol.2 No.8 , October 2011
Issues and Challenges in Implementing China’sGreen Public Procurement Program
ABSTRACT
Sustainable development and environmental protection are the themes of the day. One popular policy tool that government uses to promote sustainable development and to protect the environment is green public procurement. Chinese government established its public procurement system in the late 1990s. It has moved to implement green procurement since 2004. In this paper, the authors will first trace the development of Chinese green public procurement program. The authors will then examine the issues involved in its implementation and make suggestions as to how to make green public procurement program more effective. This is one of the first papers examining China’s green public procurement program.

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nullY. Qiao and C. Wang, "Issues and Challenges in Implementing China’sGreen Public Procurement Program," Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 2 No. 8, 2011, pp. 1034-1045. doi: 10.4236/jep.2011.28119.
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