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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Government Managed Cabling Service (GMCS)

Last updated: July 15, 2008

Legend:

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.

INITIATIVES: Last
N/A
Current
2008
RFP
Future
2014
RFP
Notes:
Reduction/Reuse
GMCS promotes sharing of infrastructure by departments to reduce unnecessary duplication  
Green
Green
 
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.  
Red
Yellow
 
Successful bidders' environmental information available within government  
Red
Yellow
 
publicly  
Red
Yellow
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
1. Supplier's commitment to the environment
Supplier has environmental policy statement  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier has history on environmental initiatives  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier has conducted waste audit  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier has plans for environmental improvements  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier is committed to using manufacturer's with environmentally friendly cabling products  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier is committed to efficient travel to/from work sites  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier provides online portal for ordering  
Green
Green
 
Supplier provides reports electronically  
Green
Green
 
Supplier provides user guides online  
Green
Green
 
2. Resource input
Metal parts contain recycled content - % to be determined with next RFI  
Red
Yellow
 
Plastic parts contain recycled content - % to be determined with next RFI  
Red
Yellow
 
3. Product design
Supplier to provide RoHS compliant cabling & related products  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier to provide WEEE compliant cabling & related products  
Red
Yellow
 
4. Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.  
Red
Yellow
 
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.  
Red
Yellow
 
5. Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.  
Red
Yellow
 
Recycled materials are used to produce the packaging  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier accepts the packaging for reuse, recycling, or recovery  
Green
Green
 
6. Use and Maintenance
Warranty for 10 to 20 years, according to product.  
Green
Green
 
7. Disposal
Supplier removes cabling and packaging  
Green
Green
 
Supplier demonstrates a program for recycling of cabling  
Red
Yellow