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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Converged Network Services

Last updated: March 13, 2009

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
RFx
Upcoming
RFx
2009 to 2011
Future
RFx
Notes:
Proposed Standard Environmental Considerations for all Services Contracts
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Standard paragraph stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement
Red
Green
Green
 
Reports and billing
Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically
Green
Green
Green
 
Use of electronic signatures, where client capacity to accept them exists, to reduce paper consumption
Green
Green
Green
 
Draft reports are sent electronically
Green
Green
Green
 
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided
Green
Green
Green
 
Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content
Red
Red
Yellow
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
I. Supplier environmental attributes
General:
ISO 14000 certification
Red
Yellow
Yellow
 
Sound waste disposal programs
Red
Green
Green
 
Action programs in place to address major environmental impacts associated with service delivery
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Environmental action plans and performance measurement programs in suppliers' general operations
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Voluntary environmental initiatives or community-based environmental projects
Red
Red
Yellow
 
II. Specifications Relating to Goods and Equipment Used in Service Delivery
Training and Maintenance
Online training and availability of manuals and support materials
Green
Green
Green
 
Online documentation
Green
Green
Green
 
Web-based service portal
Green
Green
Green
 
Equipment Use
All energy-using products should meet ENERGY STAR high energy performance specifications or equivalent
Red
Red
Yellow
 
Where applicable, IEEE/WEEE and RoHS standards apply to equipment in use
Red
Green
Green
 
Equipment should conform with Supply Arrangement specifications
Red
Green
Green
 
Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste
Red
Green
Green
 
Recycled materials are used to produce the packaging
Red
Green
Green
 
The Bidder must remove and recycle all packaging material included with the shipment
Red
Green
Green
 
Compliance with IEEE 1680 criteria for packaging (EPEAT) including reduction/elimination of intentionally added toxins in packaging, separable packing material, declaration of recycled content
Red
Green
Green
 
Disposal
Suppliers have policy on disposal of hazardous materials at end of life
Red
Green
Green
 
Program exists to recondition, reuse, or recycle parts
Red
Green
Green
 
Suppliers are responsible for taking back and properly recycling products at end of life
Red
Green
Green