EO 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management
- The President signed the Executive Order (EO) on January 24, 2007.
- Implementing instructions were issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) on March 30, 2007.
- EO 13423 was codified into law with H.R. 1105 Omnibus Appropriations Act (September 30, 2009)
Purpose of the EO
- Directed Federal agencies to “lead by example in advancing our nation’s energy security and environmental performance.”
- Consolidated three areas (environment, energy, transportation) into one EO
- Consolidated and strengthened five previous Executive Orders and two memorandums of understanding, and established new and updated goals, practices, and reporting requirements for environmental, energy, and transportation performance and accountability.
- The EO WG developed and implemented the Toxic Chemical and Hazardous Reduction Plan, Electronics Stewardship Plan, Green Procurement Strategy, and Sustainable Installations Policy.
- The Department of Defense (DoD) conducted a gap analysis of existing DoD Policy that met the requirements of the EO, as well as identified any discrepancies.
- Developed an internal EO Scorecard to measure implementation progress.
- Continued to improve processes and procedures to implement the requirements of EO 13423 and the Energy Independence and Security Act, as well as a long-term, integrated sustainability strategy.
- Applied an "Enterprise Management Structure" across functional disciplines following the ISO 14001 management model of Plan, Do, Check, Act.