Environmental Sustainability Support Contract for The Arts Council

Environmental Sustainability Support Contract for The Arts Council

Arts Council England is seeking to support its grant holders and the wider Arts and Cultural Sector to become more environmental sustainable.

United Kingdom-London: Environmental services

2017/S 198-407566

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Arts Council England
21 Bloomsbury St, Bloomsbury,
London
WC1B 3HF
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Battersby
E-mail: procurement.services@artscouncil.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: grant awarding body

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Environmental Sustainability Support Contract.

Reference number: ACE 064 ITT

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90700000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Arts Council England (ACE) is seeking to support its grant holders and the wider Arts and Cultural Sector to become more environmental sustainable. The Contractor will be required to provide:

(a) an online service for ACE’s Grant Holders and the wider Arts and Cultural Sector which includes a carboncalculator tailored to the Arts and Cultural Sector and sub-sectors; and

(b) support services to the Arts and Cultural Sector and to ACE to meet the aims of the Contract. This support may be provided in a number of methods, e.g. workshops, webinars, case studies, guides etc.

Full details of the requirements are set out in the ITT available at https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 166 666.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72260000
80540000
90700000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

England wide.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Arts Council England (ACE) is seeking to support its grant holders and the wider Arts and Cultural Sector to become more environmental sustainable. The Contractor will be required to provide:

(a) an online service for ACE’s Grant Holders and the wider Arts and Cultural Sector which includes a carbon calculator tailored to the Arts and Cultural Sector and sub-sectors; and

(b) support services to the Arts and Cultural Sector and to ACE to meet the aims of the Contract. This support may be provided in a number of methods, e.g. workshops, webinars, case studies, guides etc.

The aims of the Contract are to:

(a) facilitate and support Grant Holders to meet environmental sustainability requirements in their Funding Agreements;

(b) facilitate and support the Arts and Cultural Sector to increase the degree to which environmental sustainability (see Part 4 — Definitions of the ITT) is embedded across those organisations’ outlook, approach, practice, activities, systems, strategy and development;

(c) reduce the environmental impact of the Arts and Cultural Sector and demonstrate associated financial benefits;

(d) raise the profile of the gains the Arts and Cultural Sector is making in the area of environmental sustainability in engaging with the services delivered under the Contract; and (e) support the operational delivery of ACE’s approach to supporting environmental sustainability in line with Goal 3 of its ten year strategic framework.

Full details of the requirements are set out in the ITT available at https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 166 666.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 18/01/2018
End: 01/11/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/11/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
The Royal Courts of Justice
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ACE will incorporate a standstill period of 10 calendar days at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. Further information is set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/10/2017

 

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