External Verification and Validation of the carbon footprint calculation

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The European Committee of the Regions is planning to sign a framework service contract for the external verification and validation of the carbon footprint of the European Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee.

The European Economic and Social Committee is also taking part in this call for tender procedure as an associated institution.

The contract will be awarded to the tender offering the lowest price.


  • To submit a tender, companies must, inter alia, prove that they have already performed contracts for the verification and validation of carbon footprint calculations in accordance with ISO 14064-3. They must also be able to demonstrate that they have at least one member of staff responsible for the verification and validation of the carbon footprint using the Bilan Carbone® method and possessing the various skills and abilities required of validation and verification teams by Article 2.2.3 of ISO 14064-3: 2006. This person will have a Bilan Carbone® level 2 licence (licence d'exploitation) awarded by Institute de formation carbone and will have three years' experience in carbon footprint validation and verification.
  • All reports and documents to be produced under this contract will be written in English or French. All documents to be used by the Contractor for verification of the Committees' carbon footprint are available either in French or in English

Firms that have expressed interest in this contract will receive the documentation required to submit a tender.


Any expressions of interest in this contract should be sent by email, including the full official name of the company, its business name, a brief description of its activities, its full address and its VAT registration number, to the following e-mail address (see also the deadline mentioned below):


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