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Government buyers need training to go green, panel says

June 9, 2023

Via: FCW

The Biden administration wants U.S. federal government operations to have net-zero emissions by 2050 — as laid out in a 2021 executive order — and officials say that the government’s purchasing power will be a big part of that.

But the federal acquisition workforce lacks core training on sustainability relevant to their work, the General Services Administration’s advisory committee on acquisition policy said in its first round of recommendations, which were issued in May.

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