Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

Administrative Tribunals Support Service of 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) will review 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 Department's Program Alignment Architecture

Internal Services

Financial Performance Expectations

To be developed by March 31, 2016

Performance Measurement

To be developed by March 31, 2016

Expected result

Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services

Performance indicator Targeted performance level
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place as of April 1, 2014 To be developed by March 31, 2016
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 Three procurement specialists equaling 100% of the procurement team have completed the course.  
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 The Manager of Procurement and Materiel Management is not currently evaluated on his contribution towards greening procurement. This will be implemented by March 2016.

Departmental green procurement target

To be developed by March 31, 2016

Performance indicator Targeted performance level
To be developed by March 31, 2016 To be developed by March 31, 2016
Implementation strategy element or best practice Targeted performance level
7.2.1.5. Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible To be developed by March 31, 2016
Best Practice
7.2.3. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement
To be developed by March 31, 2016
Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers
To be developed by March 31, 201

Target 7.3: Sustainable Workplace Operations

As of April 1, 2015, the Government of Canada will update and adopt policies and practices to improve the sustainability of its workplace operations.

Scope and Context

n/a

Target 7.4: Greening Services to Clients

By March 31, 2015, departments will establish SMART targets to reduce the environmental impact of their services to clients.

Scope and Context

n/a

5. Additional Departmental Sustainable Development Activities and Initiatives

n/a

6. Sustainable Development Management System

n/a

7. Strategic Environmental Assessment

The ATSSC will continue to ensure that its decision-making process includes consideration of the Federal Sustainable Development Strategy (FSDS) goals and targets through the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) process where applicable.

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