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Green Procurement Scorecard: Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

About this Green Procurement Scorecard

Manufacturers can use this Green Procurement Scorecard to learn what environmental criteria are in place for solicitation opportunities and demonstrate that they meet the criteria when submitting a proposal.

Effective date: 2014-09-01

GSIN Code - N2310

This is the code used by the federal government to identify generic product descriptions for its procurement activities.

GSIN Description

To establish Departmental Individual Standing Offers (DISOs) for use by PWGSC on behalf of one or more client(s) (i.e., Federal Government Departments, Crown Corporations, Agencies), and National Individual Standing Offer (NISOs for use by the RCMP), for the supply and delivery across Canada of new standard commercial vehicles. These vehicles include cars, light duty trucks, vans, SUVs and crossover vehicles.

Glossary

Criteria: Green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.

GSIN Code: Code used by the federal government to identify generic goods or services descriptions for its procurement activities.

GSIN Description: The description of the good or service that corresponds to the Goods and Services Identification Number (GSIN).

RFx (past, current, future): Request For X=Standing Offer, Supply Arrangement, or Proposal. RFSO, RFSA or RFP.

Mandatory specification: Mandatory green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.

Optional or Point-Rated specification: Optional or point-rated green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.

Potential specification: Potential green procurement clauses and conditions that have not yet been incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.

Supplier Criteria Category: Category Headings for green procurement clauses and conditions that are or may be incorporated in the past, current or future RFx.

Comments or Questions

If you have any comments or questions about this Green Procurement Scorecard, please fill out our Contact Green Procurement form, and the Green Procurement Team will get back to you.

Scorecard legend:

Green: Mandatory specification.
Yellow: Optional or point-rated specification.
Red: Identified as a potential specification. Not yet incorporated into GC procurement.

Supplier criteria category Environmental Considerations RFx
Past
2014
Current
2015
Future
2016-18
Environmental Commitments and Plans Manufacturer identifies environmental features of products. Green Green Green
Manufacturer's communication indicates environmental objectives in future years. Green Green Green
Manufacturer's environmental information available
  • Within government
  • Publicly
  • Web
Green Green Green
Environmental Records Manufacturer has environmental policy statement Green Green Green
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives Green Green Green
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit. Green Green Green
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements. Green Green Green
Manufacturer has ISO 14000 accreditation or equivalent Green Green Green
Product design Major component designed to be disassembled. Yellow Yellow Green
Wear susceptible parts are designed to be replaceable by the user. Yellow Yellow Green
Resource input Use of non-organic solvent-based adhesives Yellow Yellow Green
Metal components finished using low VOC emitting technology Yellow Green Green
Metal parts contain recycled content Green Green Green
Plastic parts contain recycled content Green Green Green
Major rigid plastic parts stamped with composition code for recycling Yellow Green Green
Manufacturing Process Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized. Green Green Green
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled. Green Green Green
Use and Maintenance Product is accompanied by owner manual instructions and maintenance. Yellow Green Green