As GSA Writes Low-Carbon Rules, Guide Floats Adaptation Metrics

October 12, 2021
The General Services Administration (GSA) is issuing guidelines for how all federal agencies should manage the financial and other risks from climate change, as the agency is poised to issue proposed regulations requiring federal contractors to factor in carbon emissions when selecting government contractors. The GSA guidance , issued Oct. 7, is part of a government-wide effort for adapting to various climate risks, including financial liabilities faced by federal agencies from the disruptions and damage caused to physical facilities by...

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