In response to the 6th annual Sustainable Development in Government (SDiG) report, the Government has announced plans to develop a new Centre of Expertise for Sustainable Procurement within the Office of Government Commerce. This centre aims to respond to increasing public concerns regarding environmental responsibility and to find innovative approaches to sustainable working, planning and procurement across Government departments. Read Defra's press release (http://www.defra.gov.uk/news/2008/080318a.htm ) and the latest SDiG report (http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/sdig2007/ )