TITLE

PURCHASING IN AN UNREGULATED MARKET: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT OF CARBON OFFSETS

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Katie
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Public Contract Law Journal;Fall2009, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p141
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the voluntary carbon offset market in the U.S. as it relates to federal procurement. It explains some of the challenges associated with government procurement in the carbon offset market such as the lack of competition, transparency and integrity. It also offers solutions on how to address these difficulties of government procurement in the carbon offset market like providing clear responsibility requirements and soliciting products with sufficient quality.
ACCESSION #
47636484

 

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