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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Inmate Telephone Service

Last updated: 2011-10-28

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

INITIATIVES: Last RFP
2000
Upcoming RFP
2012
Future RFP
2024
Notes:
Proposed Standard Environmental Considerations for all Services Contracts
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
PWGSC wants to understand how the industry has progressed in greening its own supply chain and operations and the goods and services it provides. Upcoming procurement solicitations will include evaluation criteria (either mandatory and/or rated) or contractual requirements related to the environment.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Reports and billing
Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Use of electronic signatures, where client capacity to accept them exists, to reduce paper consumption.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Draft reports are sent electronically.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided.
Yellow
Green
Green
 
Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Travel
Minimization of travel (use of video/telephone conferencing, use of local employees).
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Statement of preference for travel type that minimizes environmental impact.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Accommodation preference for green-rated hotels, where value for money is demonstrated.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
I. Supplier environmental attributes
General:
ISO 14000 certification.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Environmental management policies and practices.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Regular completion of waste audits.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Sound waste disposal programs.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Travel policy includes environmental considerations.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Action programs in place to address major environmental impacts associated with service delivery.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Environmental action plans and performance measurement programs in suppliers' general operations.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Voluntary environmental initiatives or community-based environmental projects.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
II. Supplier Operations When Delivering Service (Specific to Service)
General:
Eco-labels that indicate certification of supplier processes as environmentally preferable.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Administrative practices that result in reduced paper use.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
IT and Telephony Support Services
Supplier has policy in place that minimizes on-site work and maximizes electronic delivery of services.
Red
Yellow
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
Yellow
Green
 
Include Environmental features of consumables used in the delivery of services.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Include Environmental features of equipment used during delivery of service.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
IT and Telephony Support Services
Electronic/online availability of manuals and support materials.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
All energy-using products should meet ENERGY STAR high energy performance specifications or equivalent.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Where applicable, IEEE/WEEE and RoHS standards apply to equipment in use.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
IT Equipment should conform with IT Hardware SO specifications.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Packaging
Minimization of packaging.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Recycled content in packaging.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Reuse of packaging, where possible.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Provision of take-back program for packaging.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Recyclability and separability of packaging, including labeling of plastics.
Red
Yellow
Green
 
Reduction/elimination of intentionally added toxics in packaging.
Red
Yellow
Green