Supplementary Information Tables – 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.

Scope and Context

he department procures over $10 million in goods and services per year, in multiple commodity categories. Greening of our procurement will be integrated throughout our activities, including our grant application and peer review processes, business travel and professional services.

Link to department's PAA

Performance Measurement

Expected Result

Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP) Result (DPR)
Percentage of paper used that is generated from recycled paper. 100%  
Percentage of grant applications and peer review submitted and distributed electronically. 100%  
Implementation percentage of duplex default printing settings. 100%  
Percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution towards green procurement. 100%  
Implementation Strategy Element or Best Practice Performance Target (RPP) Result (DPR)
Best Practice
7.2.1. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.
Best Practice
7.2.2. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement through training sessions where Green Procurement is highlighted.
6 training sessions  
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