Sustainable Accommodation

Procurement strategies and policies

Sustainable Accommodation

As part of its sustainable procurement drive, the Queensland Department of Environment and Science wished to understand the environmental and social hotspots associated with the accommodation sector, and identify routes through which providers could demonstrate action in those areas.

The Edge team undertook a desktop study to identify high impact areas, and assessed the degree to which various certification schemes placed requirements on applicants for these to be addressed. Recommendations were subsequently provided as to which schemes were most appropriate for incorporation into the Department’s supplier standards.

Queensland Department of Environment and Science