Karen Hamilton recognized as leader in sustainable purchasing 

Crossposted from DES Express 

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) has recognized King County’s Karen Hamilton for her significant leadership in executing and supporting sustainable purchasing initiatives for nearly 30 years. The Individual Leadership Award was presented May 22 at the Council’s annual summit in Portland, Oregon. 

“Sustainable purchasing is a key element of our overall effort to reduce the impact we have on the environment,” said Dow Constantine, King County Executive. “SPLC is the authority in sustainable purchasing, making this award very meaningful. My congratulations to Karen Hamilton and her team in FBOD for demonstrating how a best-run government operates. 

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