Issued by President Barack Obama, this Order requires all federal agencies to measure and report on their sustainability performance. This includes assessing their supply chains. Leading agencies often find the largest opportunities for improvement to be in their supply chains. The Presidential Executive Order (EO) has a cascading effect driving contractors, suppliers and any business working with the federal government to report on their environmental impacts in order to satisfy the requests of the agencies which they service. The Army, Postal Service and several other departments and agencies have utilized their GRI reporting initiatives to help fulfill aspects of the Executive Order.
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