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Federal Green Challenge - Web Academy

The Federal Green Challenge Web Academy is a webinar series that provides tools and ideas to help your agency or facility reduce the Federal Government's environmental impact. If you are unable to attend the webinars live, full-length recorded versions will be posted on this website.

Upcoming Webinars

Date Topic
06/4/2015
1:30-3:00 pm EDT
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Executive Order 13693: Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, and Federal Purchasing Update

2008-2014 Webinar Archive

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Date Topic
04/30/2015 Strategies for Individual and Organizational Change to Achieve Environmental Success
Are you a federal facilities manager who needs the support of managers and employees to meet your facility's energy and environmental performance goals? This webinar will provide you practical and action-based strategies on changing individual and organizational behavior.
02/26/2015

Getting Water Wise in the Federal Green Challenge: How Federal Facilities are Saving Money by Saving Water 

01/22/2015 Doing the Numbers: A Review of the Federal Green Challenge's (FGC) Annual Reporting Process
11/20/2014 Doing the Numbers: A Review of the Federal Green Challenge's (FGC) Annual Reporting Process (PDF) (47 pp, 1.2MB)
10/02/2014 Participating Partnerships in Federal Facilities
09/16/2014
Climate Change: Current and Future Impacts, and the Link Between Climate and Materials (Hosted by the West Coast Climate & Materials Management Forum)

08/28/2014

Wasted Food and Packaging Pilot plus 2014 Water, Renewable Energy & Waste Award Winners
08/06/2014 Waste Prevention and Recycling (Hosted by the USDA Forest Service Sustainable Operations)
07/31/2014 Federal Green Challenge: Recognizing our 2014 National Award Winners - Innovation and Leadership
06/05/2014 Federal Green Leaders Discuss their Initiatives and the Federal Green Challenge (PDF) (45 pp, 2.8M)
05/01/2014 Focus on Energy Efficiency at Federal Facilities: New Purchasing Requirements, Technologies, and Opportunities
03/20/2014 Federal Electronics Stewardship and EPEAT – Transitions and Updates (PDF) (38 pp, 1MB)
02/27/2014
02/05/2014 Host: USDA Forest Service - Examples of Sustainability Leadership
01/30/2014 Computers for Learning
01/22/2014
12/19/2013 Federal Green Challenge National Overview (PDF) (48 pp, 2M)
12/04/2013 Middle-Out, Top-Down, & All Around: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Sustainable Operations
12/03/2013 Federal Aggregated Solar Procurement Project
11/25/2013 FGC National Overview Webinar Presentation (PDF) (68 pp, 3M)
11/06/2013 GreenGov Spotlight Community - Seattle, WA | Details
Seattle Federal Executive Board's Business Case for Sustainability (PDF) (31 pp, 2.8M)
10/24/2013 Federal Green Challenge National Overview Webinar Presentation (PDF) (68 pp, 2.7MB)
08/22/2013 Stormwater Management and Water Conservation at Federal Facilities - Agenda and Presentations (PDF) (93 pp, 9.1M)
08/07/2013 GreenGov Spotlight Community - Chicago, IL | Details
Car Sharing In Chicago (PDF) (18 pp, 600K)
07/25/2013 Environmental Sustainability and Innovation at the Department of Veterans Affairs (PDF) (47 pp, 2.9MB)
06/27/2013 Understanding the Role of Behavioral Change in Implementing Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects (PDF) (52 pp, 5.8MB)
05/28/2013 GreenGov Spotlight Community - Lakewood, CO | Details
Comparing Non-Traditional Water Treatment Cooling Towers (PDF) (46 pp, 1.6M)
05/23/2013 NASA 2013 Awardees Tell Their Stories About Waste (PDF) (47 pp,10.5M) | Details
05/13/2013 EPA Region 5 Federal Green Challenge Symposium
04/30/2013 GreenGov Spotlight Community - Washington, D.C. | Details
National Capital Region Climate Risks Preparation and Adaptation Pilot (PDF) (67 pp, 4.6M)
04/18/2013 InterAgency Collaborative Green Teams - Resources for Multi-Tenant Buildings
03/26/2013 GreenGov Spotlight Community - Nationwide | Details
Federal Bike to Work Month Challenge (PDF) (67 pp, 4.5M)
02/05/2013 FGC Overview: A National Perspective (EPA) and Joining as a Whole Agency (USPS) (PDF) (48 pp, 2M)
02/28/2013 Sustainable Food Management at Federal Facilities
12/11/2012 Federal Green Challenge Overview
11/14/2012 Federal Green Challenge – Online Data Management System Training
11/14/2012 Federal Green Challenge Overview
11/01/2012 Online Data Management System Training
10/25/2012 Online Data Management System Training
10/23/2012 Federal Green Challenge Overview
10/17/2012 GreenGov Spotlight Communities
09/27/2012 Reducing Water Consumption at Federal Facilities
08/30/2012 Reducing Transportation Impacts - Federal Green Challenge
07/26/2012 Reducing Energy Use and Increasing Renewable Energy for Federal Facilities
06/28/2012 Green Purchasing for Federal Agencies
05/31/2012 Federal Green Challenge - Waste
04/26/2012 Federal Green Challenge - Electronics
03/05/2012 Federal Green Challenge Baselines & Goal Setting
05/05/2011 Sustainable Buildings: Green Cleaning and Integrated Pest Management
10/07/2010 GHG Inventories
04/14/2010 Greening Your Staff
03/10/2010 Measuring your Climate Footprint
01/13/2010 Highlights from Year One: Federal Green Challenge Success Stories
12/09/2009 Building Operations and Maintenance: Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings
10/14/2009 Environmental Leadership in the Government
09/09/2009 Measuring Your Environmental Results
08/12/2009 Transportation Alternatives 202
07/08/2009 Waste Prevention 202
06/10/2009 Green Building
05/13/2009 Energy Conservation 202
04/08/2009 Green Meetings
03/11/2009 Water Conservation 101
02/11/2009 Waste Prevention 101
01/14/2009 Transportation Alternatives 101
12/10/2008 Energy Conservation 101
11/12/2008 Relating the Federal Green Challenge to Environmental Management System
10/08/2008 Sustainability: Making It Real
Webinar System Requirements

For PC-based Users

  • Windows XP or later, 2003 Server or later
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 or newer Mozilla Firefox 34.0 or newer Google Chrome 39.0 or newer; (JavaScript enabled)
  • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better
  • 2.4GHz processor with 2 GB of RAM or better

For Mac-based Users

  • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or later
  • Safari 6.0 or newer, Firefox 34.0 or newer, Google Chrome 39.0 or newer; (JavaScript enabled)
  • Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL or better recommended
  • 2.4GHz Intel processor (Core 2 Duo) or better with 1 GB of RAM or better

iOS, Android, Windows Phone or Windows 8/RT

To Use VoIP Streaming Audio

  • Required: Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
  • Required: Microphone (for VoIP) and speakers (for streaming audio only) - USB headset recommended for VoIP users.

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