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Departmental Results Report 2016–2017: Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

The Canada School of Public Service (the School) is in the process of finalizing its Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy in order to support the Federal Sustainable Development Act and make environmental decision making more transparent and accountable to Parliament. In 2016–2017, the School contributed to the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy by implementing the Policy on Green Procurement as outlined in the table below:

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.

Performance Measurement

Expected result

Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.

Summary: Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy – Target 7.2: Green Procurement. After the expected result is outlined in the third row, the table is divided into two columns: on the left are the performance indicators, and on the right is the performance level achieved.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved

Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place.

100%

Environmental considerations are included in the School's contractual documents when applicable.

Surplus material is disposed of according to the Treasury Board Directive on Disposal of Surplus Material.
Number and percentage of procurement and/or materiel management specialists who completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course (C215) or equivalent in fiscal year 2016–2017.

100%

All procurement staff have completed the Green Procurement course (C215).
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution toward green procurement in fiscal year 2016–2017.

100%

Three functional managers/team leaders in the School's procurement unit had compliance with government policies, including the Policy on Green Procurement, as part of their performance objectives and evaluations.

Departmental green procurement target

All procurement administration incorporates environmental considerations.

Summary: Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy – Departmental green procurement target. The table is divided into two columns: on the left are the performance indicators, and on the right is the performance level achieved.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved
All contracts will be printed double-sided.

100%

It is a standard practice that all contracts are printed double-sided on paper containing minimum 30% recycled content.

Departmental green procurement target

The School will ensure that contracting documents include environmental considerations.

Summary: Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy – Departmental green procurement target. The table is divided into two parts: the first two lines, divided into two columns, present the performance indicators on the left and the performance level achieved on the right. Lines three and four, divided into two columns, present implementation strategy elements and best practices on the left and the performance level achieved on the right.
Performance indicator Performance level achieved
The School will review templates for statement of work and request for proposal and update, if required. 

100%

These documents were reviewed and updated where required.
Implementation strategy element or best practice Performance level achieved
Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.

100%
It is a standard practice at the School to inform managers on the use of existing procurement instruments available through Public Services and Procurement Canada that address environmental considerations. The School also provides managers involved in the procurement process with information related to various policies and procedures, including the Policy on Green Procurement.

Strategic Environmental Assessment

During the 2016–2017 reporting cycle, the School considered the environmental effects of initiatives subject to the Cabinet Directive on the Environmental Assessment of Policy, Plan and Program Proposals as part of its decision-making processes. As the School did not develop any initiatives that required a Strategic Environmental Assessment, no related public statements were produced.

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