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22 August 20231 minute read

Proposed rule would require acquisition of sustainable products and services to the maximum extent practicable

Global Government Contracting: Insight Series

A new proposed rule would require federal government agencies to procure sustainable products to the maximum extent practicable.

It also includes a new contract clause that would require contractors to deliver and use sustainable products under their contracts.

This proposal is a significant development for contractors because it outlines the future of “sustainable procurement” in federal acquisition and applies to a broad and growing range of sustainable products and services designated by the EPA.

Writing for PubK, our lawyers Tom Daley and Rich Rector discuss the proposed requirements plus some key takeaways and practical considerations for contractors.

Download their report below.