Greening Government Operations

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.
Performance Measurement
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). Planned: April 1, 2014.
Number and percentage of specialists in procurement and/or materiel management who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course or equivalent, in the given fiscal year. 100%
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution towards green procurement, in the given fiscal year. Number: 8
Percentage: 100%
Departmental Green Procurement Target:
Performance Indicator Targeted Performance Level
Implement Green Procurement Instructions to provide an overview of how environmental performance considerations should be integrated into all phases of life cycle management of goods and services. Planned: April 1, 2014.
Departmental Green Procurement Target:
Performance Indicator Targeted Performance Level
Add control process to requests for contracts to ensure Budget Managers take Green Procurement into consideration. Planned: April 1, 2014.
Departmental Green Procurement Target:
Performance Indicator Targeted Performance Level
Create online course on how to incorporate Green Procurement decisions into contracting activities. Planned: June 1, 2014.
Implementation Strategy Element or Best Practice Targeted Performance Level
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.
Exceeded.
Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.
Achieved.