It’s Time to Find a Harmonized Solution to the U.S. Government’s Green Purchasing Challenge (via ValueStreaming, @drmeyer1)

Newport Principal Dave Meyer (twitter @drmeyer1) considers the challenges of sustainable procurement and what the US Government is doing – and not doing – about clarifying what sustainability means.

It's Time to Find a Harmonized Solution to the U.S. Government's Green Purchasing Challenge In a recent article by  Tracey de Morsella (editor of the Green Economy Post (GEP)), the Federal Acquisition Regulations Council (FARC) released an interim rule on green procurement at the end of May, 2011.  The draft rule specifically says that Federal agencies must: “leverage agency acquisitions to foster markets for sustainable technologies and materials, products, and services. The head of each agency shall advance sustainable  acquisition by … Read More

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