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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Government Teleconferencing Service (GTS)

Bilingual teleconferencing and on-line collaboration services to accommodate meetings by non-collocated participants

Last updated: February 22, 2008

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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.

INITIATIVES: Last
N/A
RFP
Current
2008
RFP
Future
2014
RFP
Notes:
Reduction/Reuse
Commodity group has taken action to encourage reduction in consumption.  
Red
Yellow
 
Commodity group has taken action to encourage sharing of surplus assets.  
Red
Yellow
 
Commodity group has identified alternatives to procurement.  
Red
Yellow
 
Supplier Engagement
Survey of suppliers to identify environmental features of products.
 
Yellow
Green
 
Supplier communication to indicate environmental objectives in future years.  
Yellow
Green
 
Successful bidders' environmental information available - within government  
Yellow
Green
 
  - publicly  
Yellow
Green
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
1. Manufacturer's commitment to the environment
Manufacturer's environmental policy statement  
Yellow
Green
 
Manufacturer has history on environmental initiatives.  
Yellow
Green
 
Manufacturer has conducted waste audit.  
Red
Yellow
 
Manufacturer has plans for environmental improvements.  
Yellow
Green
 
ISO 14000 accreditation  
Red
Yellow
 
 
2. Resource input
Use of non-organic solvent-based adhesives   N/A N/A  
Metal components finished using low VOC emitting technology   N/A N/A  
Metal parts contain recycled content   N/A N/A  
Plastic parts contain recycled content   N/A N/A  
Major rigid plastic parts stamped with composition code for recycling   N/A N/A  
VOC impact less than indoor air concentration of 0.5 mg/m3   N/A N/A  
Formaldehyde impact less than indoor air concentration of 0.5 mg/m3   N/A N/A  
 
3. Product design
Major component designed to be disassembled.   N/A N/A  
Wear susceptible parts are designed to be replaceable by the user.   N/A N/A  
 
4. Manufacturing
Waste material from the manufacturing process is minimized.   N/A N/A  
Waste material from the manufacturing process is recycled.   N/A N/A  
 
5. Packaging and Distribution
Packaging is designed to minimize waste.  
Yellow
Green
 
Recyled materials are used to produce the packaging.   N/A N/A  
Supplier accepts the packaging for reuse, recycling, or recovery.   N/A N/A  
 
6. Use and Maintenance
Furniture is accompanied by clear maintenance and repair instructions.   N/A N/A  
Inventory numbers for replacement parts are available.   N/A N/A  
Warranty for 10 to 20 years, according to product.   N/A N/A  
 
7. Disposal
Product buy or take back program.   N/A N/A  
Program exists to recondition, reuse, or recycle panel systems.   N/A N/A  
 
8. Performance Measures (recommended/readily available)
Number of environmental criteria included in RFSOs.    
Yellow
 
Asset utilization - reduction of purchases; use of surplus assets, per capita asset value.    
Yellow