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GSA's Acquisition Policy Advisory Committee presents first recommendations

| GSA Blog Team
Post filed in: Sustainability

A diversity of experts and industry leaders shared their insights and expertise about the direction of acquisition policies and practices recently with the General Services Administration's (GSA) Acquisition Policy Federal Advisory Committee (GAP FAC). Three subcommittees—Acquisition Workforce, Industry Partnerships, and Policy and Practice—presented their first recommendations [PDF - 3 MB], which focused on advancing sustainability and climate considerations in federal acquisitions. The committee's recommendations encompassed various areas, including training and certification programs for acquisition professionals, supporting new entrants in the federal marketplace, and more. 

"We look forward to reviewing this first set of recommendations from the GAP FAC," said GSA Administrator Robin Carnahan. "We will carefully consider how the recommendations can help streamline the way the government buys goods and services and help advance our sustainable acquisitions goals."

As the committee's focus centers on driving regulatory, policy, and process changes, the GAP FAC plays a key role in advising GSA on emerging acquisition challenges and opportunities. By incorporating climate and sustainability considerations, the government aims to streamline the acquisition process while upholding its commitment to environmental responsibility. The GAP FAC's recommendations mark a step toward helping shape the future of federal acquisition and fostering a more sustainable and resilient nation.

Please visit the GSA GAP FAC webpage for more information.