What the Federal Government Can Do to Encourage Green Production


Publication Date: January 2008

Publisher: IBM Center for The Business of Government

Author(s): Nicole Darnall

Research Area: Energy

Keywords: Green technology; Presidential transition; Green production

Type: Report

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

This report identifies factors that discourage companies from using "green" production methods and offers advice to the next administration and Congress on how to address them. The recommendations are categorized into three themes: strengthening federal leadership, expanding federal initiatives, and establishing a mandatory environmental product label policy.