Sustainability in Procurement. Christy L. Jackiewicz Outreach Program Manager Office of Small Business Utilization. May 2012. Introduction.
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Sustainability in Procurement
Christy L. JackiewiczOutreach Program ManagerOffice of Small Business Utilization
As the largest consumer of energy in the U.S. economy, the Federal Government can and should lead by example when it comes to creating innovative ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase energy efficiency, conserve water, reduce waste, and use environmentally responsible products and technologies.
- President Obama
2009: Real property portfolio of 912,780 assets, including 429,000 buildings
2010: Spent $535 billion on goods and services
2010 : Released 132.2 MTCE (Metric Tons Carbon Equivalent)
We spend $3.5 billion annually to provide energy to our facilities.
14% of potable water consumption
30% of waste output
38% of carbon dioxide emissions
40% of raw materials use
24 – 50% of energy use
72% of electricity consumption
List your company in the Green Proving Ground site.
Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
Department of Energy
Energy Efficient and Renewable Energy
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
Global Registry for Greener Electronics
USDA BioPreferred Program
GSA’s Green Procurement Page
Compliance Assistance Center
Exterior Finish and Trims
Break room Supplies
So much more…
We want to hear from you. Please share your success stories, comments, questions and concerns.
Christy L. Jackiewicz
General Services Administration
Office of Small Business Utilization