Archived — 2013–14 Report on Plans and Priorities

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Greening Government Operations

Green Procurement Reporting For Departments and Agencies Not Bound by the Federal Sustainable Development Act

Departments and agencies bound by the Policy on Green Procurement but not the Federal Sustainable Development Act must complete mandatory reporting on meeting the requirements of Section 7 of the Policy on Green Procurement using this section.
Strategies / Comments
  1. FedDev Ontario plans to continually improve procurement planning through the maturation of key management processes and controls. These will ensure consistent and appropriate use of the Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) green consolidated procurement instruments, including paper, imaging devices, information technology (IT) hardware, furniture, and toner cartridges. In addition, FedDev Ontario is committed to the ongoing renewal of its fleet through the purchase of hybrid vehicles.
  2. FedDev Ontario will continue to adopt technologies to support a greener office environment, which is supported by ongoing education and communication on green workplace behaviour, including:
    1. Increasing awareness and adoption of technological solutions;
    2. Appropriate power consumption behaviours;
    3. Reduction of reliance on consumables (paper); and
    4. Identifying key individuals within procurement services and ensuring that necessary training on green procurement is provided.
  3. FedDev Ontario remains an active participant in the Government of Canada Digital Office Initiative and expects to significantly reduce reliance on paper products through this initiative. The main expected benefit of this modernized approach to recordkeeping is increased use of electronic records in areas formerly dominated by paper. This will be accomplished through a combination of updated policies, use of modern IT systems, and user education on green recordkeeping practices.
  4. FedDev Ontario will continue to review and support existing policy instruments and encourage senior management to include green procurement objectives in employee performance metrics.
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