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Department of Defense (DoD) Green Procurement Program (GPP) Memorandum - Department of the Navy, Updated January 16, 2009, Green Procurement-the purchase of environmentally preferable products and services-is a Federally-mandated procurement preference. The Department of Defense, the largest purchasing organization in the world, supports the preference for "green" procurement.
Reporting Sustainability Attributes to the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) - DoD (October 4, 2011) , The Federal Procurement Data System will be updated to allow for the capture of additional data regarding procurements that have sustainability attributes in accordance with RCRA, E.O. 13423 & 13514, Federal Acquisition Regulation, part 23, and related policies.
What we should really call 'sustainability' work 05/17/2013
In part two of a two-part series, we uncover the ideal umbrella term for the work currently known as sustainability. Or CSR. Or Triple-Bottom-Line.
Is there an 'I' in sustainability? 05/17/2013
Sure, there's no "I" in team, but when it comes to sustainability, what kind of recognition is right for a chief sustainability officer?
3 myths about product life cycle assessments 05/17/2013
These three persistent myths about LCA each have a grain of truth, but also a fundamental misunderstanding.
Ending the alphabet soup in the [insert word here] field 05/16/2013
CSR. ESG. CS&ER. Triple bottom-line. How can we achieve sustainability if we don't know what to call it? A modest proposal, in two parts.
Plasticity Forum: Adidas and others find gold in plastic 05/16/2013
Faced with a tide of post-consumer plastic trash, organizations are thinking up innovative ways to profitably harness this potentially vast revenue stream.
How to select a CEO for the Collaboration Economy 05/16/2013
The seven habits of highly collaborative leaders.
3 things green tech firms can learn from the smartphone wars 05/15/2013
What's true for the iPhone rings true for others.
Adidas Group scores big with sustainability venture capital fund 05/15/2013
Footwear company's greenENERGY Fund invests in a portfolio of efficiency projects that target a strict 20 percent annual return on capital.