[Webinar] Consideration of Climate Change Risks in Government Acquisitions: What You Need to Know

November 9th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT
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November 9th, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

The FAR Council recently published a request for comment seeking public input on how it should consider climate change in government purchasing decisions. The sweeping request applies to providers of both goods and services and leaves the door open to a wide range of potential approaches to incorporating climate-related considerations in Federal procurement.

This program will cover the basics of how the Federal Government currently considers greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related risks in other decision making processes, current approaches adopted by voluntary organizations, and how these techniques could be applied in the Federal procurement process.

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Daniel P. Graham

Margaret E. Peloso

Matthew X. Etchemendy

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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