DGS is showcasing its green vehicles, green purchasing and bike share at this year’s Green California Summit and Exposition at the Sacramento Convention Center. The event goes through tomorrow.
Director Daniel C. Kim and Government Operations Agency Secretary Marybel Batjer were featured speakers at the keynote session.
“Under Governor Brown’s leadership, DGS has taken the lead in fighting climate change in state government operations. The department plays a major role in the greening of California, given our vast and varied reach,” said DGS Director Daniel C. Kim. “We at DGS have made sustainability one of our top five strategic goals, so nearly every division within DGS is directly implementing the governor’s green initiatives.”
Small business certification reps, green purchasing experts, CALGreen building code staff, and Division of the State Architect professionals are also taking part in the event.
DGS small business certification staff are on hand to explain how to do business with the state.
Government Operations Agency Secretary Marybel Batjer speaks during the keynote session to kick off the summit.
DGS staff showcase the Toyota Mirai, a zero-emission vehicle available on contract for state agencies.
Building Standards Commission staff assist with questions on the state’s green codes.
CA:LGreen staff are on hand to answer questions.
The Drive Green California 2017 brochure showcases which vehicles are available through DGS-managed contracts.
DGS Environmental Preferable Purchasing staff are on hand to help with green purchasing questions.
The Department of General Services (DGS) serves as business manager for the state of California. General Services helps to better serve the public by providing a variety of services to state agencies through procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management and design, environmentally friendly transportation, professional printing, design and web services, and funding for the creation and construction of safe schools.
The DGS vision: Excellence in the Business of Government!