GreenStep Advisor for Sustainable Purchasing Recognized Nationally

The State of MN's Sustainable Procurement Team (Melissa Peck and Madalyn Cioci, MPCA, and Betsy Hayes, Admin) accepted an Outstanding Case Study Award from the national Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council for increasing the environmental and social sustainability of office furniture offered on state contracts through a partnership with the Center for Environmental Health and MINNCOR.

This agency work is also among that of 10 agencies being recognized by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs with a State Government Innovation Award for creating the Sustainable Procurement Charter. The award highlights state government agencies around Minnesota whose employees are finding creative ways to deliver services to Minnesotans with greater impact and at a lower cost.

For more about sustainable procurement at your city, contact Melissa, the GreenStep Cities' best practice advisor.