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Services - 15596-2021

15/01/2021    S10

Belgium-Brussels: Aligning Biodiversity Metrics for Business and Support for Developing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for Natural Capital

2021/S 010-015596

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate General Environment
Postal address: ENV.A.5 — Finance, BU 9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Aligning Biodiversity Metrics for Business and Support for Developing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for Natural Capital

Reference number: ENV/2020/OP/0009
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Establishing and operating a dedicated natural capital management accounting platform for facilitating best practice exchange amongst businesses’ practitioners and relevant stakeholders. Establishing and operating a business driven discussion and alignment process that can streamline and strengthen methods and metrics for measuring the biodiversity related business impacts and dependencies, including modules for inclusion in ongoing efforts to standardise natural capital management accounting practise.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 868 225.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Aligning biodiversity metrics for business and support for developing generally accepted accounting principles for natural capital.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 75
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

07 02 02 (Life Op.) Halting and reversing biodiversity loss.

II.2.14)Additional information

This was previously published in the PIN 2020/S 059-140463 with a slightly different title ‘Aligning biodiversity metrics for business and support for developing generally accepted accounting principles for natural capital (e-GAAP)’.

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.1.8)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 088-209561
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 07.0202/2020/835867/ENV.D.2
Title:

Aligning Biodiversity Metrics for Business and Support for Developing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for Natural Capital

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
10/12/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: WCMC (Europe) asbl
Postal address: Mundo-b, Rue d'Edimbourg 26
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Stichting Capitals Coalition
Postal address: Bezuidenhoutseweg 2
Town: 's-Gravenhage
NUTS code: NL NEDERLAND
Postal code: 2594 AV
Country: Netherlands
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Arcadis Belgium
Postal address: Rue du Marquis 1 Markiesstraat
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: WCMC LBG
Postal address: Huntingdon Road 219
Town: Cambridge
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CB3 0DL
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ICF SA
Postal address: Avenue Marnix 17
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 900 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 868 225.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 21 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

5,56 + 3,29 + 2,54 + 1,48 + 2,66 + 2,33 + 2,95 = 20,81 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/01/2021