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FAR Council Calls for Info on Public Disclosure of Contractor Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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The Federal Acquisition Regulation Council seeks public comment on a proposed rule that calls for information on the public disclosure of government contractors’ greenhouse gas emissions and reduction strategies. Anne Rung, Ali Zaidi and Christine Harada wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the proposed rule will focus on the federal government’s supply chain …

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MeriTalk: 79% of Federal IT Officials Doubt FedRAMP Process


A MeriTalk survey of 150 government information technology leaders has showed that nearly 79 percent of respondent officials are not satisfied with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to authorize cloud computing products for use at agencies. MeriTalk said Monday the study also showed close to 17 percent did not include FedRAMP in their cloud considerations while …

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FedRAMP Team Aims to Cut Readiness Assessment Time for Cloud Vendors; William Hamilton, Claudio Belloli Comment


The Federal Risk Authorization Management Program team seeks to revamp the readiness assessment process for cloud service providers in an effort to help reduce wait times for vendors seeking authorization, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Meredith Somers writes William Hamilton, FedRAMP program manager for operations, and his team currently work …

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Senators Seek Updates on OMB’s Pilot Program for Federal Contractor Reporting

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Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) have requested the Office of Management and Budget to provide updates on a pilot program that seeks to reduce reporting costs for federal contractors in compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014. In a letter published Tuesday, the lawmakers asked OMB Director Shaun Donovan to provide information on how …

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Kevin Kampschroer: GSA Adds Pilot Platform Feature to Real Estate Sustainability Practices Tool


The General Services Administration has updated its real estate sustainability practice tool with a new platform built to aid in product procurement functions vendors and buyers, the agency announced Tuesday. Kevin Kampschroer, GSA chief sustainability officer and director, said the pilot platform for the Sustainable Facilities Tool will supply users product-level data that works …

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