edited by Institut de l’économie circulaire, Parigi www.institut-economie-circulaire.fr   Public procurement is considered as a top policy lever as it represents a significant part of GDP (about 14% in Europe). The French national law on energy transition is stating that public procurement “must serve” the circular economy transition. Moreover, recent regulatory changes on public procurement at the European level encourage public purchasers to include social and environmental performance criteria. However, in practice, most public purchasers do not consider the circular economy because of the lack of political will and key operational tools. A recent study from the Club of Rome estimates that the circular economy in France could create about 500,000 jobs and cut by a...