Sustainability

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Embodied carbon: next steps for GSA

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GSA’s Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings recently facilitated a two-day roundtable of policymakers and practitioners to identify specific, actionable steps GSA can take to reduce the embodied carbon in the agency’s design and…

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GSA’s Electrification of the Federal Fleet

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GSA Fleet looks forward to its major role procuring electric vehicles (EVs) for the federal fleet to proactively address the climate crisis. GSA is the mandatory source of non-tactical vehicle purchasing for the federal fleet; federal agencies must…

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The Embodied Carbon Imperative: GSA’s Next Big Sustainability Opportunity

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The United States faces a profound climate crisis and the U.S. General Services Administration is perfectly positioned to make significant progress in reducing energy consumption for the federal government. GSA is evaluating and reimagining our climate…

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GSA's green investments build results

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In 2009, the Obama Administration signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which provided $787 billion to save and create jobs, in part by modernizing infrastructure and investing in clean energy technologies. The U.S. General…

Last Reviewed: 2021-12-23