Originally published by Third Way, authors John Milko, Carly Berke, and Mary Sagatelova.
The Biden Administration has made a concerted effort to cut the embodied carbon emissions associated with the production of common industrial materials like concrete and steel. As a major purchaser of these materials, the federal government can drive greater demand for low-carbon materials and help US manufacturers stay competitive as the global market for sustainable products continues to grow.
Congress could soon deliver a game-changing set of policy tools to help make these procurement goals a reality. To learn more about how the government can “Buy Clean” and how that bolsters US climate and economic goals, check out Third Way’s new video, Explained: How a federal Buy Clean commitment helps advance US climate goals:
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