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GSA helps federal agencies meet sustainability and climate adaptation goals

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Since taking office in January 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration has made addressing the climate crisis one of its top priorities. Of special interest to those of us in GSA's Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) is the work being done to revitalize the…

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Building Projects Exemplify GSA’s Commitment to Sustainability

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GSA's work to improve sustainability series Part 2 | Part 1Last week, we shared some of the measures that GSA has been taking to improve sustainability across our construction projects and real estate portfolio. From reducing waste to using more efficient…

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In the business of going green (Part 1)

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Often when we hear 'going green,' big, new initiatives come to mind. The electrification of the fleet. Seeking to reduce the embodied carbon impact of building materials. Or using Artificial Intelligence to help address climate change. Each of these are…

GSA Goes Green in Washington, DC

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Agency Holds Industry Day on Sustainability in Leased Buildings, Participates in Smarter DC Challenge …

Working Together to Make Government Greener

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By Kevin Kampschroer, GSA Director of Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings and Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy …

Washington State Weeping Willow Selected as Heritage Tree

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(Left to Right) Greater Puget Sound Service Center Director Linda Chandler, Northwest/Arctic Region Regional Administrator George Northcroft, Mayor Nancy Backus, and Services Center Division Director Kimberly Gray share the spotlight in front of a 40-foot…

Fact Friday: FY14 Climate Change Risk Management Plan

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The U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) FY14 Climate Change Risk Management Plan contains specific actions to guide the agency in building the capabilities, capacity, and confidence it needs to address the risks faced by the agency in a…

FAS Seeks Savings Through Sustainability

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This year, FAS Commissioner Tom Sharpe has a lot talked about creating a great customer experience and the future of the Federal Acquisition Service. We’ve also talked about the great work we do, and our category management approach to acquisition. …

Last Reviewed: 2021-12-23