The INNOCAT project has been mentioned in the thematic supplement which accompanies the United Nations Operations Unit’s annual statistical report. Procurement is one of the main channels through which humanitarian and development aid is delivered. Because of this, it is also a vital component to fulfilling the UN Sustainable Development Goals. ‘Future Proofing Procurement’ poses the question: How can we ensure that the procurement field is equipped to meet the world’s most complex issues?
In the article ‘Network benefits for buyers and suppliers,’ the INNOCAT City Interest Group is mentioned as an example of how public authorities can work together to ensure that long-term goals of sustainability and investment in innovation can be leveraged to achieve the best results in terms of sustainability and cost efficiency.