Greening Government Operations
Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy
Shared Services Canada (SSC) is bound by the Policy on Green Procurement, but not the Federal Sustainable Development Act . As such, SSC is reporting against Target 7.2: Green Procurement which describes the actions taken by SSC to embed environmental considerations into public procurement in accordance with the federal Policy on Green Procurement.
The Greening of Government Operations
|Green Procurement Targets|
|Strategies and/or Comments
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement
|1. Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.|
|Performance Measure||Performance Status|
|Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place.||Achieved.
This is an ongoing activity in accordance with the strategies outlined above.
|Number (72) and percentage (80%) of specialists in procurement and/or materiel management who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course or equivalent.||Opportunity for Improvement.
Original performance target was 100%. Remainder of procurement specialists to complete the course in the new fiscal year.
|Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible.||Achieved.|
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