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Report on Plans and Priorities 2013–2014: Greening Government Operations

Green Procurement Targets

As of April 1, 2011, each department will establish at least 3 SMART green procurement targets to reduce environmental impacts.

Green Procurement Target: Procurement Processes and Controls. Read down the first column for the target status, performance measure and progress against the measure in the given fiscal year. Read to the right for the target for the Report on Plans and Prior.
1. Procurement Processes and Controls
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  
All procurement processes and controls incorporate environmental considerations.  
Progress against performance measure in the given fiscal year 100%  
Strategies/Comments

  1. The Procurement Unit will release Request for Proposals and accept submissions of bids electronically.
  2. All contracts will be printed double-sided.
  3. Folders will be reused or recycled.
Green Procurement Target: Paper. Read down the first column for the following categories: target status, the performance measure and progress against performance measure in the given fiscal year. Read to the right for the results for the Report on Plans and Priorities and the Departmental Performance Report. The last row provides a section for strategies and/or comments. There is a blank field in the table beside the performance measure.
2. Paper
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  
Paper purchased by the School will be from recycled stock.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year 100%  
Strategies/Comments

  1. The strategy is to purchase ecology-certified recycled paper or paper with equivalent post-consumer recycled content.
Green Procurement Target: Binders. Read down the first column for the target status, performance measure and progress against the measure in the given fiscal year. Read to the right for the target for the Report on Plans and Priorities. The Departmental Performance Report column is blank. The last row provides a section for strategies/comments. There is a blank field in the table beside the performance measure.
3. Binders
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  
Binders purchased by the School will be made from recycled material.  
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year 100%  
Strategies/Comments

  1. The strategy is to purchase ecology-certified recycled binders or binders with equivalent post-consumer recycled content.

As of April 1, 2011, each department will establish SMART targets for training, employee performance evaluations, and management processes and controls, as they pertain to procurement decision-making.

Training for select employees. Departmental Target: Training for Procurement and Material Management Staff and Acquisition Cardholders. Read down the first column for the target status, performance measure and progress against the measure in the given fiscal year. Read to the right for the target for the Report on Plans and Priorities. The Departmental Performance Report column is blank. The last row provides a section for strategies/comments. There is a blank field in the table beside the performance measure.
Training for select employees.
Training for Procurement and Materiel Management Staff and Acquisition Cardholders
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  
100% of Procurement Group employees will complete green procurement training.

Green procurement content will continue to be incorporated in the purchasing course for administrative assistants.
 
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year 100%  
Strategies/Comments

  1. The School will require that all new Procurement Group employees take the School's course Green Procurement (C215) within one year of being hired.
  2. The School will ensure that green procurement considerations are included in the Procurement Training course, which is available to all School employees.
Employee performance evaluations for managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management. Departmental Target: Performance Evaluations. Read down the first column for the target status, performance measure and progress against the measure in the given fiscal year. Read to the right for the target for the Report on Plans and Priorities. The Departmental Performance Report column is blank. The last row provides a section for strategies/comments. There is a blank field in the table beside the performance measure.
Employee performance evaluations for managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management.
Performance Evaluations
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  
The senior manager of the Procurement and Contracting Unit will ensure that environmental considerations will be taken into account for all procurement activities.  
Progress against performance measure in the given fiscal year 100%  
Strategies/Comments

  1. Include environmental considerations in the procurement checklist as a reminder, and provide information regarding green procurement to all staff.
Management processes and controls. Departmental Target: Procurement Processes and Controls. Read down the first column for the target status, performance measure and progress against the measure in the given fiscal year. Read to the right for the target for the Report on Plans and Priorities. The Departmental Performance Report column is blank. The last row provides a section for strategies/comments. There is a blank field in the table beside the performance measure.
Management processes and controls.
Procurement Processes and Controls
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  
The School uses Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) procurement instruments as its primary procurement mechanism and leverages the use of environmental considerations already incorporated into these standing offers and supply arrangements.

The School will continue to update its internal contracting documents (i.e. Statement of Work, Request for Proposal and Request for Standing Offer templates) to ensure that up-to-date environmental considerations are included.
 
Progress against performance measure in the given fiscal year 100%  
Strategies/Comments

  1. Ensure that purchases are made through PWGSC consolidated procurement instruments, whenever possible.
  2. Ensure that environmental considerations are included in any procurement initiatives undertaken by the School.

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