Greening Government Operations

Departmental Strategies for Greening Government Operations Targets

Goal 7: Waste and Asset Management

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

FINTRAC has increased security requirements for Suppliers which impacts procurement activity.

Link to department's PAA

Internal Services

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). Yes [March 31, 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. 4
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. 2
100%

Departmental Green Procurement Target
Purchases are made through PWGSC consolidated instruments using Green suppliers, whenever possible in consideration of the Agency's enhanced security requirements.
Performance Indicator Targeted Performance Level
Percentage of the Agency's purchases made using PWGSC's consolidated instruments are with Green suppliers 90%
Implementation Strategy Element or Best Practice Targeted Performance Level
7.2.1.5. Leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible. Ongoing – in consideration of the Agency's enhanced security requirements

Best Practice

7.2.3. Train acquisition cardholders on green procurement.

To be achieved by March 31, 2015

Best Practice

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

To be achieved by March 31, 2015
Additional Activities Targeted Performance Level
FINTRAC will continue to follow the Federal Electronic Waste Strategy for the disposal of electronic and electrical equipment. Ongoing

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