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Social Security Administration: 2021 Climate Action Plan   [open pdf - 663KB]

From the Document: "We take seriously efforts to tackle the climate crisis. We are committed to climate adaptation and resilience planning to reduce climate change risks, and develop any new opportunities that climate change may bring. We reaffirm our 2014 vision to improve our capacity to assess and build resilience to climate change risks. We will: [1] Comply with all environmental and energy-related statutes, Executive Orders(E.O.), and applicable Federal, State, and local regulations in our climate adaptation efforts; [2] Consider climate change adaptation when we make operating, planning, purchasing, and budgetary decisions; [3] Conserve resources by encouraging employees and contractors to reduce energy consumption and water usage, reduce the amount of waste produced, and promote re-use and recycling whenever possible; [4] Improve environmental stewardship by setting adaptation goals, measuring progress, taking corrective action where necessary, and communicating the results; and [5] Coordinate climate action and sustainability efforts with other organizations including, but not limited to, the National Climate Task Force."

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2021-08-25
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Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Office of the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer: https://www.sustainability.gov/
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pdf
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