Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

Target 7.2: Green Procurement
As of April 1, 2014, the Government of Canada will continue to take action to embed environmental considerations into public procurement, in accordance with the federal Policy on Green Procurement.
Scope and Context [optional]
The Council approach to implementing green procurement is to focus on the use of Public Services and Procurement Canada procurement instruments, the Shared Services Canada procurement instruments, the delivery of training to key personnel, the inclusion of green procurement objectives in the employee performance evaluation of key decision makers.
Performance Measurement
Expected result
Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place as of April 1, 2014. Yes, planned completion date: August 2015
Achieved
Number and percentage of procurement and/or materiel management specialists who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course (C215) or equivalent, in the given fiscal year. Planned Number: 6
Planned percentage: 100 %
Achieved
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution toward green procurement, in the given fiscal year. Planned number: 2
Planned percentage: 100 %
Achieved
Departmental green procurement target
Business Travel/Accommodation
By March 31, 2017, 30% of accommodation stays will take place in establishments that have a high environmental rating(three green environmental keys or higher) based on an industry recognized tool.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved
Dollar value or number of accommodation stays that meet the target objective relative to the total dollar value or number of all accommodation stays in the year in question. Annual amount spent on accommodation By March 31 2016 50%
Achieved with a result of 91%
Departmental green procurement target
Imaging, Hardware and Consumables/Toner Cartridges
By March 31, 2017, 90% of toner cartridges are recycled at end of life.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved

Volume of toner cartridges recycled relative to the total volume of all toner cartridges purchased in the year in question.

Annual amount spent on toner cartridges.
By March 31 2016 90%
Achieved
100% of toner cartridges from all the corporate printers are being recycled. A new cartridge is provided to staff in exchange of the old cartridge.
Departmental green procurement target
Vehicles
By March 31, 2017, 90% of vehicles purchased are right sized for operational needs and are the most fuel efficient vehicle in their class available at the time of purchase and/or are an alternative fuel vehicle.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved
Purchase of a fuel efficient vehicle 100%
No requirements to purchase a new vehicle during the reporting period.
Implementation strategy element or best practice Performance level achieved
7.2.1.5. Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible. Achieved
Best Practice
7.2.3. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.
Achieved
Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.
Achieved

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