“The General Services Administration (GSA) is looking at government-wide telecommunications and IT acquisitions worth $100 million to ensure that climate risk is addressed in the supply chains for those services.
GSA today published its Climate Change Risk Management Plan, along with 20 other agencies and the White House Council on Environment Quality, and designated information and communication technology supply chains as one of several top areas with climate change vulnerabilities…”
“’From deadly hurricanes and floods to devastating droughts and wildfires, the impacts of climate change are already being felt across the country,’ said GSA Administrator Robin Carnahan. ‘While we continue to lead by example to decarbonize the federal footprint, we also need to lead the way when it comes to making our facilities and supply chains more resilient to a changing climate.’…” Read the full article here.
Source: GSA Looking at $100M IT/Telecom Deals as Part of Climate Risk Management Plan – BY Jordan Smith, October 7, 2021. MeriTalk.