Last spring, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), launched a bold Efficiency Review initiative to make DHS a leaner, smarter agency better equipped to protect the nation.
As part of the Efficiency Review, we are already taking steps big and small to build a green culture across the Department.
A few examples include:
That’s why I’m excited by the GreenGov Challenge that runs through the end of the month. It gives federal employees and our men and women in uniform a chance to submit their ideas to make us more environmentally responsible while cutting costs and streamlining operations.
You can submit your ideas at obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/GreenGov through the end of the month. Together, we can make a difference in creating a more efficient and sustainable federal government.
Janet Napolitano is Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security