The following are state and city campaigns and decrees that complement Hunter Green initiatives and help shape its operations and efforts:
Executive Order 4 (E.O. 4) encourages all state agencies and public authorities (like CUNY) to purchase and source a portfolio of different commodities, services and technology that have pre-approved environmentally preferable specifications. These specifications address impacts such as reduced use of toxic substances, minimizing the risk of pollutants discharged into the environment, minimizing the volume of packaging, and other environmental and health benefits. The types of commodity categories applicable under this directive include the likes of office supplies, electronics, furniture and building equipment, and more.
For Hunter, E.O. 4 encourages the College to procure and ensure the following (not to be limited to):