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The Oregon Department of Administrative (DAS) Services strongly supports the Governor’s vision of a sustainable government that spends taxpayers’ money prudently and exercises wise stewardship of Oregon’s environmental treasures. Because it plays a preeminent role in state government, DAS can lead by example and help make sustainability the focus of all state agencies. 
Mission Statement
The mission of the Department of Administrative Services is to serve state government to benefit the people of Oregon. In support of that, the complementary mission of the Sustainability Program is to infuse a culture of sustainability in state government.
 
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The Department of Administrative Services acts as the principal vehicle for realizing the Governor’s executive goals, the department will serve as state government’s main resource in achieving and maintaining sustainable practices.  The department’s core objective is to meet and expand Governor Kulongoski’s goals in sustainability:
  1. By 2010, stop the growth of greenhouse gas emissions; by 2020, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 10 percent below 1990 levels; by 2050, reduce emissions to 75 percent below 1990 levels, and fully stabilize and eliminate their negative impacts.
  2. By 2015, reduce energy consumption by 20 percent (based on energy consumption in 2000).
  3. State government electricity sources. By 2010, obtain 100 percent of state government’s total electricity needs from renewable energy sources.
  4. State government use of alternative fuels. By 2010, increase the use of biodiesel in state cars by 25 percent and ethanol by 10 percent.
  5. State government sustainable procurement. Collaborate and coordinate on regional purchasing strategies to harness purchasing power and maximize environmental and economic value. In addition, develop a program to ensure that all state agencies “green the supply chain” by ensuring that the state uses its purchasing power to stimulate production of more sustainable products and services.
  6. Sustainable information technology. Commit to buying high-efficiency IT systems for state government; join the Climate Savers Computing Initiative.
  7. Interagency sustainability network. Form a network of state agency personnel to exchange ideas and practices, and develop new approaches to sustainability among state agencies.
The Facilities Division, Statewide Property Management Section houses the Sustainability Program.