Background: Per the NIH Purchase Card supplement, all employees applying for a purchase card and card approving official are required to take Green Purchasing training. Green purchasing refers to federal requirements to purchase recycled content products, energy-efficient products and renewable energy technologies, alternative fuel vehicles and alternative fuels, bio-based products, environmentally preferable products and services, and non-ozone depleting substances.
- FAC 038 How to Integrate Green into Acquisition (2 CLPs): This class should be taken through DAU. If you do not have a DAU account on the new OKTA platform, you will need to create one. See step-by-step instructions on how to register can be found HERE.
Opportunities to earn extra CLPs (OPTIONAL):
- FAC 028: GSA Schedules & Sustainable Acquisition https://www.fai.gov/drupal/training/continuous-learning-opportunities (worth 1 CLP)
- Attend a GSA Event, GovGreen or Green Acquisition Symposium (CLPs will vary).