Executive Order 13693: Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade
Executive Order (EO) 13693: Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade proposes to cut the Federal Government’s greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent over the next decade from 2008 levels and increase the share of electricity the Federal Government consumes from renewable sources to 30 percent. The Executive Order outlines a number of measures to make the Federal Government’s operations more sustainable. By participating in the Federal Green Challenge, facilities are provided with technical support, networking opportunities, and tools to assist with tracking progress toward the Executive Order directives.
This page provides resources related to the Executive Order, to help with understanding and implementation.
EO 13693 - Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade
EO 13963 Implementing Instructions
- Implementing Instructions for Federal Agencies and Others, includes regional level instructions (PDF) (77 pp, 1.54MB, About PDF)
EO 13963 - Other Resources
- GSA’s Sustainable Facilities Tool Website
Tutorial to help understand Executive Order 13963
- White House's Council on Environmental Quality website
Summarizes Executive Order 13963 and provides related resources
A more detailed reading of Executive Order 13963
- Comparison of earlier statutes (PDF) (5 pp, 621K, About PDF)
Summarizes the major provisions of Executive Order (EO) 13693, and how they differ from prior authorities.