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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard for Services

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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.

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INITIATIVES:
Proposed Standard Environmental Considerations for all Services Contracts
GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Standard paragraph stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement.
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Reports and billing
Invoices and correspondence to be sent and processed electronically.
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Use of electronic signatures, where client capacity to accept them exists, to reduce paper consumption.
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Draft reports are sent electronically.
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Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided.
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Paper is certified as originating from a sustainably managed forest and/or has a minimum of 30% recycled content.
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Travel
Minimization of travel (use of video/telephone conferencing, use of local employees).
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Statement of preference for travel type that minimizes environmental impact.
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Accommodation preference for green-rated hotels, where value for money is demonstrated.
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND CRITERIA
I. Supplier environmental attributes
General:
ISO 14000 certification
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Environmental management policies and practices
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Regular completion of waste audits
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Sound waste disposal programs
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Travel policy includes environmental considerations
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Action programs in place to address major environmental impacts associated with service delivery
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Environmental action plans and performance measurement programs in suppliers' general operations
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Voluntary environmental initiatives or community-based environmental projects
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* Add or delete lines as appropriate, according to specific service being procured (see suggestions below)
Vehicles used for Personnel Transportation and/or Delivery
Supplier Sustainability or Environmental Practices Policy, including specifications on the use of alternative fuels
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Green Vehicle Procurement Policy
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The use of re-refined oils
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Regular maintenance and emissions testing of vehicles
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Minimized use of air conditioners
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Use of environmentally preferable or certified automotive products
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Cleaning Services
Water efficiency measures
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Energy efficiency measures, such as use of EnergySTAR equipment
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Selection of cleaning products with reduced hazardous chemicals
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Implementation of processes that minimize chemical consumption and waste
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Building Management and Property Services
Policies and practices address improvement of energy efficiency, water efficiency and indoor air quality of buildings
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Laboratory Services
Waste collection systems and material within laboratories should be constructed to be environmentally safe
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II. Supplier Operations When Delivering Service (Specific to Service)
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* Eco-labels that indicate certification of supplier processes as environmentally preferable
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* Policies minimizing travel during service delivery
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* Administrative practices that result in reduced paper use
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* Add or delete lines as appropriate, according to specific service being procured (see suggestions below)
Printing & Publishing Services
Documents printed in duplex (double sided) format
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Printed documents in black and white format
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Eco-logo certification for digital print services is applied
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Vehicles used for Personnel Transportation and/or Delivery
Drivers are trained to minimize fuel consumption, idling, etc. during service delivery
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Use of appropriately sized vehicles for service purpose
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Efficiency programs for maximizing vehicle loads, minimizing frequency of deliveries, and route planning
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Event Management Services (Meetings, Workshops, Conferences)
Avoidance of disposable dishes and single serve containers
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Use of public transit
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Use of fuel-efficient vehicles
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Hotels certified by green key/green leaf programs (indicate # of leaves)
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Hotel has environmental policy
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Ensure recycle value of meeting materials
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Efficient use of electric equipment to conserve energy
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Encourage electronic distribution of documents via Web or at event via USB stick
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Cleaning Services
Supplier minimizes unnecessary cleaning of low-traffic areas
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Cleaning frequency is based on client needs
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Appropriate use of chemicals according to situation
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IT and Telephony Support Services
Supplier has policy in place that minimizes on-site work and maximizes electronic delivery of services
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Building Management and Property Services
Building management practices are consistent with BOMA, LEED
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Laboratory Services
VOC impact less than indoor air concentration of 0.5 mg/m³
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Formaldehyde impact less than indoor air concentration of 0.5 mg/m³
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III. Specifications Relating to Goods and Equipment Used in Service Delivery
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* Consider Eco-labels that indicate certification of goods and/or equipment as being environmentally preferable
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* Include Environmental features of consumables used in the delivery of services
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* Include Environmental features of equipment used during delivery of service
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* Add or delete lines as appropriate, according to specific service being procured (see suggestions below)
Printing & Publishing Services
Paper should be certified as originating from sustainably managed forests (CSA, FSC or SFI, or Ecologo certification)
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Paper should have a minimum recycled content of 30% (pre or post consumer waste)
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Vehicles used for Personnel Transportation and/or Delivery
Powered by low emissions fuels
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Major components that are designed for disassembly
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Parts designed to be replaceable by the user
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Fuels consumed should be environmentally preferable
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Event Management Services (Meetings, Workshops, Conferences)
Paper (see paper section)
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Promotional items have environmental features (list specifics)
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Professional/Temporary Help Services
Use video/teleconferencing instead of in-person meetings
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Use double sided printing for contracts, reports and documents
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Electronic distribution of documents to reduce paper consumption
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Cleaning Products and Equipment (used for Cleaning Services)
Cleaning products should have a Global Eco-labelling Network (GEN) approved eco-label
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Use of concentrated forms, to reduce volume and weight transported
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Biodegradability of cleaning products
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Packaging in non-aerosol containers (avoid use of environmentally-damaging propellants)
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Packaging of cleaning products recyclable/reusable containers
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Exclusion of toxic ingredients
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Exclusion of petrochemical compounds
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Produce minimal or no irritation to skin, eyes, respiratory system
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Exclusion of unnecessary dyes and fragrances
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Exclusion of corrosive or highly flammable compounds
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Cleaning equipment should be composed of plastic and/or recyclable parts when applicable
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IT and Telephony Support Services
Electronic/online availability of manuals and support materials
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All energy-using products should meet ENERGY STAR high energy performance specifications or equivalent
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Where applicable, IEEE/WEEE and RoHS standards apply to equipment in use
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IT Equipment should conform with IT Hardware SO specifications
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Building Management and Property Services
Equipment installed or in use by building managers identified, along with relevant environmental certification
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Laboratory Services
Metal laboratory components finished using low VOC emitting technology
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Metal parts in laboratory equipment contains recycled content
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Laboratory plastic parts contain recycled content
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Major rigid plastic parts stamped with composition code for recycling
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Use of non-organic solvent-based adhesives in standard laboratory practices
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Thermometers, sphygmomanometers, manometers, and barometers must be non-mercury containing
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Mercury compound should be purchased only when a substitute compound cannot be identified
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Use of proper packaging material for waste disposal
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Professional/Temporary Help Services
Paper (see paper section)
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Vehicles (see vehicles section)
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Packaging
Minimization of packaging
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Recycled content in packaging
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Reuse of packaging, where possible
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Provision of take-back program for packaging
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Recyclability and separability of packaging, including labeling of plastics
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Reduction/elimination of intentionally added toxics in packaging
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