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Diensten - 463974-2016

30/12/2016    S252

Belgium-Brussels: Study on the environmental impact of palm oil consumption and on existing sustainability standards

2016/S 252-463974

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
Postal address: BU 9 01/005
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 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:

Study on the environmental impact of palm oil consumption and on existing sustainability standards.

Reference number: ENV.F.1/ETU/2016/0040.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objectives of this study contract is to broaden the knowledge base on the environmental, social and economic aspects of palm oil production and consumption, trade flows in palm oil, and actions undertaken by economic operators, EU governments and third countries (in particular India and China) focusing on palm oil. The study contract will also result in an analysis of existing sustainability standards (including RSPO, Indonesian Palm Oil Standard (ISPO) and Malaysian Standard for Palm Oil (MSPO)), an evaluation of their completeness (especially concerning biodiversity and carbon aspects) and an appraisal of the gaps between such standards and the environmental aspects to be considered in order to achieve relevant EU and international objectives. Finally, the study contract will summarise and evaluate existing initiatives at the EU level and in EU Member States, as well as in India and China, concerning a sustainable production of palm oil.

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: 150 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

‘Extra muros’.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender study. It is estimated that to carry out the extensive tasks of this study 14 man-months will be needed. On the basis of an average 7 500 EUR/man-month + 15 % overheads + 10 000 EUR for travel, the result is an overall amount of roughly 135 000 EUR. To these, some 15 000 EUR have been added for the validation workshop. The total is thus 150 000 EUR.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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: 2016/S 142-256232
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: 07.0201/2016/743217/ETU/ENV.F.3
Title:

Study on the environmental impact of palm oil consumption and on existing sustainability standards

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
16/12/2016
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: 3Keel LLP
Postal address: 11 Standingford House, 26 Cave Street
Town: Oxford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX1 3HJ
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: LMC International Ltd
Postal address: 4th Floor, Clarendon House, 52 Cornmarket Street
Town: Oxford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX1 3HJ
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 150 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 149 933.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Article 134.1.e) and f) of the rules of application to Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2015/1929 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 28.10.2015 (Financial Regulation), during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same contracting authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJ 2016/S 43-070158 on 2.3.2016 with the title ‘Study on the environmental impact of palm oil consumption and on existing sustainability standards’ with an amount of 100 000 EUR.

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: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/12/2016