2015-2016 Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

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Administrative Tribunals Support Service Canada

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

The Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada (ATSSC) has reviewed its procurement process to identify opportunities for environmental considerations in efforts to ensure that its procurement decisions are consistent with the Policy on Green Procurement.

Link to the Organization’s Program(s)

Internal Services

Expected result

The ATSSC is on track to implementing the 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, 2015. Yes
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 2015–16. 3 procurement officers

100%
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management whose performance evaluation includes support and contributions toward green procurement in fiscal year 2015–16. 1 manager

100%

Departmental green procurement target

By March 31, 2017, 65% of furniture purchases will include criteria to reduce the environmental impact associated with the production, acquisition, use and/or disposal of furniture.


Performance indicator Performance level achieved
The value of furniture purchased that meets the target relative to the total value of furniture purchased. On track for completion by March 31, 2017.

Departmental green procurement target

By March 31, 2017, 70% of office supplies, excluding acquisition card purchases, will include criteria to reduce the environmental impact associated with the production, acquisition, use and/or disposal of those supplies.


Performance indicator Performance level achieved
The value of office supplies purchased that meets the target relative to the total value of office supplies purchased, excluding acquisition card purchases. Achieved

Departmental green procurement target

By March 31, 2017, 65% of audio visual equipment and installation services purchased will include criteria to reduce the environmental impact associated with the production, acquisition, use and/or disposal of those supplies.


Performance indicator Performance level achieved
The value of purchased audio visual equipment and installation services that meets the target relative to the total value of audio visual equipment purchased. Achieved

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.
On track for completion by March 31, 2017
Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.
On track for completion by March 31, 2017
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