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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Local Access Service

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Green: Mandatory specification or fully implemented initiative.
Yellow: Optional specification or partially implemented initiative.
Red: Identified as a potential specification or initiative. Not yet incorporated into GoC procurement.

Proposed Standard Environmental
Considerations for all Services Contracts
date updated July 31, 2008
Local Access Service Last
RFx
Current
RFx 2009 to 2011
Future
procurement
SERVICES RFx GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Proposed Standard Environmental Considerations for all Services Contracts GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Standard paragraph stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement
 
Green
Green
Reports and billing
Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically
 
Green
Green
Use of electronic signatures, where client capacity to accept them exists, to reduce paper consumption
 
Red
Yellow
Draft reports are sent electronically
 
Green
Green
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided
 
Green
Yellow
Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content
 
Red
Yellow
Supplier environmental attributes
General:
ISO 14000 certification
 
Yellow
Yellow
Environmental management policies and practices
 
Yellow
Yellow
Regular completion of waste audits
 
Red
Green
Sound waste disposal programs
 
Yellow
Yellow
Travel policy includes environmental considerations.
 
Red
Yellow
Action programs in place to address major environmental impacts associated with service delivery
 
Green
Green
Environmental action plans and performance measurement programs in suppliers’ general operations
 
Red
Yellow
Voluntary environmental initiatives or community-based environmental projects
 
Red
Yellow
IT and Telephony Support Services
Supplier has policy in place that minimizes on-site work and maximizes electronic delivery of services.
 
Red
Yellow
Electronic/online availability of manuals and support materials
 
Green
Green
Where applicable, IEEE/WEEE and RoHS standards apply to equipment in use
 
Green
Green
IT Equipment should conform with IT Hardware SO specifications
 
Green
Green
Packaging
Minimization of packaging
 
Red
Yellow
Recycled content in packaging
 
Red
Yellow
Reuse of packaging, where possible
 
Red
Yellow
Provision of take-back program for packaging
 
Green
Green
Recyclability and separability of packaging, including labeling of plastics
 
Red
Yellow