NRC Internal Guidelines – Timber Procurement and Specifications (NRC 2006)
Practical and technical guide with pictures and measurements about building supplies such as timber and bamboo. The guidelines cover the procurement process, environmental considerations in needs assessments and a preface discussing the negative environmental impacts from timber use. Discusses legal aspects of timber procurement and sustainable certification.
Sustainable Procurement Guidelines for Motor Vehicles: Background Report
(UNEP and Fleet Forum 2008)
Particular to the humanitarian sector, the report explains the negative environmental impacts from motor vehicles and possibilities to reduce the impact. Specific topics include: vehicle maintenance, driving behavior, emission control techniques, fuel systems and clean fuels.