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Green Procurement Plan - Part B - Scorecard for Media Monitoring

Print, Broadcast, Ethnic, Internet and Social Media Monitoring

Last updated: November 2, 2010

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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.

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RFSA
Upcoming
RFSA
Future
RFSA
Notes:
INITIATIVES: 2008 to 2011 2011 to 2014    
 
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Standard paragraph stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement
Red
Green
Green
 
Suppliers are encouraged to offer or suggest green solutions whenever possible
Red
Green
Green
 
Reports and billing
Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Electronic transmission of documents from supplier to client
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Recycle (shred) unneeded copies of non-classified/secure documents
Red
Yellow
Green
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
I. Supplier environmental attributes
General:
ISO 14000 certification
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Environmental management policies and practices
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Environmental action plans and performance measurement programs in suppliers' general operations
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Energy efficiency measures, such as use of ENERGY STAR qualified equipment where applicable
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Consider the complete lifecycle of products and services provided
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Eco-labels that indicate certification of supplier processes as environmentally preferable
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Sound waste and disposal programs
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Travel policy includes environmental considerations
Red
Red
Yellow
 
II. Supplier Operations When Delivering Service (Specific to Service)
General:
Administrative practices that result in reduced paper use
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Documents printed in duplex (double sided) format
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Printed documents in black and white format
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Efficient use of electric equipment to conserve energy
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Media Monitoring Services:
Media Materials are sent electronically where copyright allows
Green
Green
Green
 
III. Specifications Relating to Goods and Equipment Used in Service Delivery
General:
Consider Eco-labels that indicate certification of goods and/or equipment as being environmentally preferable
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Paper should be certified as originating from sustainably managed forests (CSA, FSC or SFI, or Ecologo certification)
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Paper should have a minimum recycled content of 30% (pre or post consumer waste) and be processed chlorine free
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Use double sided printing in black and white format for reports and documents
Yellow
Yellow
Green
 
Electronic distribution of documents to reduce paper consumption
Green
Green
Green
 
All energy-using products should meet ENERGY STAR high energy performance specifications or equivalent
Red
Yellow
Green
 
End product components (ie. Paper and materials) are recyclable and/or reusable.
Red
Yellow
Green