I'm really excited to see a group coming together to do what all of us purchasing managers have been wanting to see for a long time. - Nicole Jackson, WWF

EPA supports efforts to clarify and propel the sustainable products movement and hopes the Council will be successful in its important work. - Robert Perciasepe, Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator, US EPA

Our clients want to know which of the 400+ eco-labels are credible and which of the many green purchasing guidelines to use. We can help with that, but only a multi-stakeholder collaboration can shift significant market demand to those credible standards. - Dr. Anastasia O'Rourke, DEKRA Sustainability

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council will help institutional buyers to efficiently and accurately incorporate sustainability into procurement decisions. - Cynthia Cummis, Manager, GHG Protocol and Value Chain Initiative, World Resources Institute

As a Founding Member, we believe the Council will help unleash the power of institutional buying to accelerate the worlds transition to sustainability. - Yalmaz Siddiqui, Environmental Strategy Office Depot

Their multi-stakeholder guidance and clear thinking makes the Council a voice worth listening to. - Jonathan Rifkin, Green Purchasing Coordinator, City of Washington, DC


Many governmental purchasers have long been interested in a ‘USGBC for green purchasing.’ If we want to best leverage our purchasing power to move markets in the right direction, we need an independent, authoritative body to turn to for answers. - Chris Geiger, Manager, Green Purchasing & IPM, City of San Francisco