2015-2016 Supplementary Information Table

Supplementary Table – Green Procurement

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.
Expected Result
Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.
Performance Indicator Performance Target
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place (as of April 1, 2014). To be implemented by March 31, 2017
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. 2
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. 2
Implementation Strategy Element or Best Practice Performance Target Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible.


The OIC always uses Public Services and Procurement Canada procurement instruments, when they are available and it is feasible to use them.

Best Practice
7.2.3. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.

Employees who are acquisition cardholders are aware of the Policy on Green Procurement.

On track.

Best Practice
7.2.4. Increase awareness of the Policy on Green Procurement among managers.

All employees in the procurement team complete the Green Procurement online course from the Canada School of Public Service.

On track.

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