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Green Procurement Plan - Part B: Scorecard - Optimized Weapon Systems Support (OWSS) Contract

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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.

SERVICES RFx GREEN PROCUREMENT CRITERIA
Environmental Considerations under the OWSS Contract
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GoC Commitment to Green Procurement
Contract article stating commitment to integrating environmental considerations into GoC procurement  
Green
 
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Considerations
EHS considerations shall be incorporated and documented into the decision making process for the Work performed under the OWSS contract.  
Green
 
The contractor shall comply with DND policies, orders, directives and best practices when accessing DND owned or controlled lands, buildings or equipment.  
Green
 
The contractor shall have a management system in place to control EHS impacts resulting from its activities. Certification to ISO 14001 is preferred but not necessary. The contractor must have a formalized set of procedures and control measures in place to achieve conformance with the requirements of the Work, while ensuring EHS protection and pollution prevention.  
Green
 
The contractor must keep accurate and complete EHS records.  
Green
 
Controlled Products (defined as products, substances, materials or wastes that are banned, being phased out, regulated or restricted under any applicable law such as the Canadian Environmental Act, 1999 and the Ozone-depleting Substances Regulations, 1998)
The use of any Controlled Products as part of the Work shall be submitted for review by the Technical Authority before use, to determine whether replacement by other less hazardous Controlled Products that meet performance requirements can be utilized, and if so, to replace these Controlled Products with products of less hazard.  
Green
 
The contractor must ensure that appropriate instructions regarding the handling, use, transportation, and disposal of Controlled Products are contained in its documentation.  
Green
 
All contracted work on halon systems must be performed in compliance with the federal Halocarbon Regulations (2003).  
Green
 
Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials
The contractor must ensure that they adhere to all levels of regulations regarding dangerous/hazardous products as set forth by federal, provincial and municipal laws, bi-laws and acts of Parliament.  
Green
 
The contractor shall be held liable for any damages caused by the contractor's improper packaging, labeling or carriage of goods/products.  
Green
 
EHS Compliance - The contractor will be reviewed for EHS compliance and capability.
The contractor must complete a Contractor Capability Survey and deliver it to the Technical Authority.  
Green
 
The contractor must prepare EHS assessments/impact reports. These assessments/reports are controlled documents and will be retained in the project file.  
Green
 
Supplier environmental attributes
ISO 14001 certification  
Green
 
Environmental management policies and practices in place  
Green
 
Establishment of a Green Team to review, establish, research, communicate and implement environmental initiatives  
Green
 
Very aggressive recycling program, with 85% of total waste recycled  
Green
 
Sound waste disposal programs  
Green
 
Comprehensive procedures in place to dispose of hazardous waste  
Green
 
Action programs in place to address major environmental impacts associated with service delivery  
Green
 
Comprehensive procedures in place to prevent accidental spills in areas of use and storage, to provide for the prompt containment and clean-up of any spill, and to provide for remediation of the spill site  
Green
 
Development of environmentally friendly alternate processes in service delivery  
Green
 
Environmental action plans and performance measurement programs in suppliers' general operations  
Green
 
Community-based environmental projects such as Household Hazardous Waste Days, and participation in the local river clean-up  
Green
 
Building Management System to control all heating, cooling and electricity requirements  
Green
 
Operates fork trucks that run on natural gas, along with a few electric fork trucks  
Green
 
Eliminates or substitutes less hazardous substances intended for use in, or generated by, the manufacture, operation, maintenance, overhaul and disposal of equipment, where the performance and contractual requirements allow for a product redesign  
Green
 
The contractor is currently developing a hazardous material standard for the services provided under the OWSS contract to emphasize the requirement for its suppliers to provide environmentally friendly materials. Amongst other items, this standard will identify prohibited materials, and lead-free components.  
Yellow
 
Water efficiency measures  
Green
 
Selection of cleaning products with reduced hazardous chemicals  
Green
 
Implementation of processes that minimize chemical consumption and waste  
Green
 
Draft reports are sent electronically  
Green
 
Limitations on number of hard copies of documents provided  
Green
 
Recycled paper is utilized throughout the plant  
Green