Download
slide1 n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Federal Acquisition Service Office of Acquisition Management PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Federal Acquisition Service Office of Acquisition Management

Federal Acquisition Service Office of Acquisition Management

226 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Federal Acquisition Service Office of Acquisition Management

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Federal Acquisition Service Office of Acquisition Management The Future of Federal Green Procurement Emile MonetteDirectorSustainability Division

  2. Value to the Customer • Value: Keeping you current with the latest policies in sustainable acquisition. • Example: Executive Order 13514 (Oct. 5, 2009) includes sustainable procurement requirements for all new contracts. • Value: Ensuring you have direct knowledge of the tools available to assist you in meeting sustainable procurement requirements. • Example: FAS has a Green Purchasing Plan which contains a wealth of resources related to sustainable acquisition.

  3. Sustainable Acquisition Policy • Use of the acquisition system to advance policy goals • Examples – small business, HUBZone, 8(a), etc. • How does “Sustainability” best fit into the acquisition system? • You are the people who get to make this happen!!!!

  4. What are we talking about? • Executive Order 13514 • Legislative activity • GSA Green Purchasing Plan • GSA Advantage!® Icons & “Environmental Aisle” • Carbon Footprint Tool • Energy Services BPA

  5. Executive Order 13514 - Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance • “…to establish an integrated strategy towards sustainability in the Federal Government and to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions a priority for Federal agencies” • Exec. Order No. 13,514, 74 Fed. Reg. 52,117 (Oct. 8, 2009).

  6. Executive Order 13514 - Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance • Sec. 2. Para. (h). Advance sustainable acquisition – • Energy efficient, water efficient, biobased, environmentally preferable, non-ozone depleting, recycled content, or non-toxic or less-toxic • Promote electronics stewardship • Sec. 13. Recommendations for Vendor and Contractor Emissions

  7. Legislative activity HR 1766 & S 1830 – Amend Title 40, U.S. Code, to authorize state and local procurement of environmentally preferable “green” products and services from GSA Schedule contracts.

  8. Green Purchasing Plan • Green purchasing requirements – • FAR 23 - prescribes acquisition policies and procedures for protecting and improving the quality of the environment by— • ***** • (d) Acquiring energy- and water-efficient products and services, environmentally preferable products, products containing recovered materials, and biobased products; • *****

  9. Green Purchasing Plan • Categories of green products – • Recycled content, Energy Star and FEMP, Biobased and BioPreferred, Environmentally Preferable (EPEAT), Alternative Fuel Vehicles, Water Efficient, Non-Ozone Depleting, and Priority Chemicals

  10. Green Purchasing Plan • Buying green through GSA – • GSA Advantage!®, Global Supply™, Catalogs, Open Market, & Service contracts • Recognition and incentives • Green purchasing reporting

  11. GSA Advantage!® - Environmental Aisle

  12. GSA Advantage!® • Green Icons – • Collaborative effort between FAS and other agencies • Ensuring icons are meaningful and legitimate • Transparent to customers

  13. Carbon Footprint Tool • Free access to the tool for federal agencies • Meets 3 primary goals – • 1. Provide baseline assessment of an agency’s “carbon footprint”; • 2. Provide link to GSA products & services that agencies can use as part of their GHG/energy/water reduction plans; and • 3. Reporting functionality to support EO reporting requirements.

  14. Comprehensive Professional Energy Services BPA • Fulfill requirements of the ARRA, including EO 13423 • Increase efficient use of energy in the nation’s infrastructure • Include OFEE guidelines • Meet LEED and Energy Star standards for high-performance green buildings

  15. What did he just say? • Executive Order 13514 • HR 1766, S 1830 • Environmental Management System • Green Purchasing Plan • GSA Advantage!® Icons & Environmental Aisle • Carbon Footprint Tool • Energy Services BPA

  16. Questions, thoughts, concerns? • Emile Monette • (703) 605-5470 • emile.monette@gsa.gov