Greening Government Operations

 

Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

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 [optional]
Shared Services Canada’s (SSC) reporting against Target 7.2: Green Procurement describes how SSC takes action to embed environmental considerations into public procurement in accordance with the federal Policy on Green Procurement. SSC is bound by the Policy on Green Procurement, but not the Federal Sustainable Development Act.
Performance Measurement
Expected result
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, 2014. See Scope and Context (above).
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 2014–15. Number and percentage of specialists in procurement who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course:
  • Number: 84 of 96 (88%)
  • In the given fiscal year: 1
Departmental green procurement target
Implementation strategy element or best practice Performance level achieved
7.2.1.5. Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible. Achieved
7.2.2. Incorporate environmental considerations into procurement instruments. [Applies only to Public Works and Government Services Canada.] N/A
Best Practice
7.2.3. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.
Achieved
Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.
Achieved
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