On March 20, the State Department released a Greening Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) fact sheet highlighting recent accomplishments by the Department to meet the President’s energy, waste, and water reduction goals set up in Executive Order 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance. Those successes include reducing domestic building greenhouse gas emissions by 34 percent from 2008 levels and reaching $18 million in energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) since 2009.