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Sustainability and Environmental Justice

Sustainability

The goal of Executive Order 13693 (Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade) is to maintain Federal leadership in sustainability and greenhouse gas emission reductions. The order requires each federal agency to prepare a Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan (SSPP). Our plan is provided below.

  • 2016 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (524K)
  • 2015 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (1.2MB)
  • 2014 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (590K)
  • 2013 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (745K)
  • 2012 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (590K)
  • 2012 Fleet Management Plan PDF (403K)
  • 2012 Biobased Purchasing Strategy PDF (146K)
  • 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Plan PDF (319K)
  • 2012 Climate Change Adaptation Plan PDF (651K)
  • 2011 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (975K)
  • 2010 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan PDF (424K)
  • Policy Statement on Climate Change Adaptation PDF (28K) | MS Word (40K)
  • FY 2014 Department of Education Executive Fleet PDF (88K)

Environmental Justice

ED is committed to meeting the goals of Executive Order 12898 [PDF, 127K], "Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations," which states that each participating federal agency should make environmental justice part of its mission. Specifically, ED's EJ strategy [MS Word, 70K] focuses on healthy learning environments for students, energy-efficient school facilities, sustainability education and environmental literacy, and energy efficiency in ED facilities.

  • ED Environmental Justice 2012 Progress Report MS Word (57K)

Comments can be submitted to ED by emailing EDEnvironmentalJustice@ed.gov.

ED's Environmental Programming



   
Last Modified: 09/07/2016