Awarding Construction Contracts: Do Swedish Adminsitrative Courts Support or Hinder Sustainability

Karsten Åström, Jan Bröchner

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Abstract

In recent Swedish local government practice, lowest bid has increasingly been replaced as an award criterion for construction contracts by multicriteria approaches, including ecological criteria. The purpose of this investigation is to analyse how court practice influences the development of ecological criteria. Court decisions from 2004 and onwards are analysed in order to answer questions as how ecological sustainability is argued and taken into consideration in court practice. Do public procurers use of sustainability as one base for awarding contracts stand in courts
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusSubmitted - 2006
EventCIB W92 SYMPOSIUM ON “SUSTAINABILITY AND VALUE THROUGH CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT” - Salford, United Kingdom
Duration: 2006 Nov 26 → …

Conference

ConferenceCIB W92 SYMPOSIUM ON “SUSTAINABILITY AND VALUE THROUGH CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT”
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CitySalford
Period2006/11/26 → …

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Law and Society

Free keywords

  • Sociology of Law
  • Courts
  • Public Procurement

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