Sustainability

GSA Launches New Supply Chain GHG Emissions Reporting Pilot

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In support of President Obama’s newly released Executive Order on federal sustainability, GSA Acting Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced a new pilot program to encourage GSA vendors and contractors to publicly disclose their corporate-wide greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and set targets...
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Working Together to Make Government Greener

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  With hundreds of thousands of facilities and vehicles spread across the globe, the United States...
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Forest Service Uses GSA’s Total Workplace to Create Wide Open Workspaces

Forest Service Uses GSA’s Total Workplace to Create Wide Open Workspaces

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The U.S. Forest Service (part of the Department of Agriculture) recently reconfigured the workspaces at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. with help from GSA’s Total Workplace team. Mina Wright’s team in the National Capitol Region (Stephanie Leedom and Niel Mahimtura) used Total...
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It’s Not Easy Being Green, But It Sure Is Worth It

It’s Not Easy Being Green, But It Sure Is Worth It

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A Look Back at the GSA’s Sustainability Accomplishments in 2014 Kermit the Frog was right: It’s not easy being green. But, as GSA has found out time and time again in 2014, it sure is worth it. So what exactly...
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FSSI OS3 Makes It Easy for Agencies to Meet Their Green Purchasing Goals

FSSI OS3 Makes It Easy for Agencies to Meet Their Green Purchasing Goals

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In addition to enhanced savings and benefits to small businesses, GSA’s new FSSI OS3 solution makes it easy for federal agencies to meet their sustainable acquisition goals by purchasing green products. Green Benefits of GSA’s new cost-saving and efficient FSSi...
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Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots

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You may already know that GSA’s headquarters building at 1800 F St. in Washington, DC ia an historic building that has been retrofitted with dozens of energy saving systems. But you may not be aware that those systems are tied...
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