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Implementing Green Initiatives in Government



Public agencies across the country are implementing green mandates and determining the best routes to meet their objectives in an efficient and effective manner.

Green experts and experienced agencies are sharing their best practices and information so as to help other public agencies reap the benefits of their tested proven methodologies.

Register for this OnDemand Webinar and gain access to a wealth of step-by-step instructions for various environmental purchasing programs and resources that can guide your way - including lists of green products and services, how to evaluate them and how to purchase them.

In addition, you'll hear firsthand experiences and case studies to access the latest in new activities in the green purchasing arena for more advanced green purchasers.


Upon completion of this courses, students will have developed an understanding of:

  • How to Build a Green Program
  • Mandates
  • Green Teams
  • Sample Policies
  • Selling the Idea
  • Get Green Products and Services
  • Priorities
  • Available Contracts
  • Specifications
  • Measures and Reporting
  • Calculators
  • Available Reporting From Suppliers
  • Samples
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Green Teams
  • Priority List
  • New Technology, Ideas and Breakthroughs


Student assessment will be done through questions based on the content delivered throughout the course.

course quick facts
course code 382440EAU
cost $199.00
estimated time to
complete course
2 Hours
course materials
365 Days

Connie Kuranko is the director of U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance's Green Purchasing Initiative. Ms. Kuranko has worked at U.S. Communities more than four years and has led the U.S. Communities' Green Initiative since its inception in late 2006. She has overseen the development of a search tool to allow public agencies to access green products on the U. S. Communities website.