Sustainable U.S. Government Procurement - Optimal State

Listen to this recorded which originally aired on November 18, 2021 to hear from Andrew Mayock, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, Council on Environmental Quality, on climate and sustainable U.S. Federal procurement. | Self-Paced Virtual Training | 60 minutes | 1.0 CPE/CLP or .1 CEU | $0 member/$0 non-member
Recorded on 11/18/21 
NCMA's neutral forum and dynamic community can drive and support the evolution of policies, practices, and priorities. In this third presentation in the webinar series you will hear from the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer and others to collaborate on and refine a vision of the optimal state of climate change and sustainability from the acquisition and contract management perspective. This event precedes the expected launch of the NCMA Sustainable Procurement Community of Practice 



 Leading organizations already have moved out on climate change and sustainable procurement efforts, and other G7 countries are ahead of the U.S. in policy and practice. The Administration has issued Executive Orders and taken actions intended to make the U.S. a leader.

To achieve the goals, our profession must learn a new vocabulary, experiment with different approaches, and evolve policies, practices, and priorities in the epic struggle for our planet's future.

What do Executive Orders and policies mean to the profession and what we do as contract management and acquisition professionals?

This series begins that journey with dialog in a neutral forum to explore what is already in place for Government buyers and sellers, agree on what is required to achieve the administration's goals, and do what our community does best: engage in deliberative dialog on how we take up the charge.

View sustainability resources and information on the multipart series.

CMBOK Competencies:

  • 1.4 - Regulatory Compliance
  • 1.5 - Situational Assessment

Level of Difficulty:

  •  Intermediate/Advanced, although beginners are also recommended to engage

Intended Audience:

  • Contract management and acquisition community


  • 1 CPE/CLP / .1 CEU


  • This is a free webinar for all. Registration requires the creation of a free user account if not already a member or registered user. 

Course Access:



Andrew Mayock
Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, Council on Environmental Quality

Richard Kidd
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy & Environment Resilience, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense


Tina Richards
Chief Procurement Officer, SAIC

Kraig Conrad

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