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GLRPPR Sector Resource: GreenGov Challenge Final Report

GreenGov Challenge Final Report

On October 19, 2009, the White House launched the GreenGov Challenge to ask all Federal and military personnel to share ideas about how the federal community can lead by example, green the government, and meet the goals of President Obama's Executive Order on Federal Sustainability. The GreenGov Challenge generated more than 5,000 ideas and 165,000 votes from 14,000 federal employees. This report presents the results of the GreenGov Challenge. Each category includes a list of unique ideas, listed by popularity as determined by the number of votes. Each idea is attributed to individuals as they identified themselves, with some individuals submitting multiple ideas. The total vote count for the top idea in each category is included, along with a "word cloud" that represents the frequency with which specific words and concepts appeared in submissions. Major themes that emerged from the 5,000+ ideas that were submitted are summarized and presented as well.


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February 2010

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