2014-2015 Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada

Target 7.2: Green Procurement

As of April 1, 2014, the Government of Canada has been embedding environmental considerations into its public procurement process 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 an effort to ensure 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 Performance level achieved
Establish directives and practices that take the Policy on Green Procurement into account. On track for completion by March 31, 2016.
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 2014–2015. Three procurement specialists equal to 100% of the procurement team have successfully completed the course.
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management whose performance evaluation includes support and a contribution towards green procurement in 2014–2015. The Manager of Procurement and Materiel Management’s performance evaluation includes support and a contribution towards green procurement.

Departmental green procurement target

To be developed by March 31, 2016.

Performance indicator Performance level achieved
To be developed by March 31, 2016. To be developed by March 31, 2016.
Implementation strategy element or best practice Performance level achieved
Implementation Strategy Element
7.2.1.5. Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible.
Commonly used procurement instruments are leveraged where available.
Best Practice
7.2.3. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.
Acquisition Card training to be developed by March 31, 2016 will include material on green procurement.
Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.
Communication with managers on green procurement policy to be developed by March 31, 2016.

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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