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Greening Government Operations (GGO)

Notes:

  • RPP refers to Report on Plans and Priorities and represents planned / expected results for 2012-2013.
  • DPR refers to Departmental Performance Report and represents actual results.

Green Procurement Targets

OSFI has established 3 SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound) green procurement targets to reduce environmental impacts.

1. As of April 1, 2012, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) will utilize green consolidated procurement instruments for at least 90% of its requirements for printers.
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  Achieved
Performance measure: Number of printers procured from green consolidated procurement instruments relative to total number of printers procured. 100% (2010-2011)
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. At least
90%
 100%

Strategies / Comments

  • All new leases for printers were procured against PWGSC green consolidated procurement instruments.

“SMART” breakdown:

  1. Specific: Achievement level targeted at 90%.
  2. Measurable: Information available from Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Standing Offer Index and from OSFI contracting records.
  3. Achievable: Printers as required are available on PWGSC green consolidated procurement instruments.
  4. Relevant: Printers on green consolidated procurement instruments have been evaluated by PWGSC and determined to meet criteria required to be green.
  5. Time-bound: Dates established for target implementation and completion.


2. As of April 1, 2012, OSFI will meet its procurement needs for paper from green recycled sources, as offered through PWGSC procurement instruments for at least 90% of its requirements.
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  Achieved
Performance measure: Quantity of paper procured from green consolidated procurement instruments relative to total quantity of paper procured. 100% (2010-2011)
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. At least
90%
 100%

Strategies / Comments

  • All paper purchased in 2012-13 was procured against PWGSC procurement instruments (green recycled sources).

“SMART” breakdown:

  1. Specific: Achievement level targeted at 90%
  2. Measurable: Information available from contracting and finance records.
  3. Achievable: Paper as required is available on PWGSC green consolidated procurement instruments.
  4. Relevant: Paper on green consolidated procurement instruments has been evaluated by PWGSC and determined to meet criteria required to be considered green.
  5. Time-bound: Date established for target implementation.



3. As of April 1, 2012, OSFI will reuse or recycle 90% of all surplus electronic and electrical equipment (EEE) in an environmentally sound and secure manner.
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  Achieved
Existence of implementation plan for the disposal of all departmentally-generated EEE. Yes (2010-2011)
Total number of departmental locations with an EEE implementation plan fully implemented, expressed as a percentage of all locations, by the end of the given fiscal year. 100% (2010-2011)
Progress against measure in 2012-2013 At least
90%
100%

Strategies / Comments

  • All surplus equipment was either sent to Crown Assets or to e-waste as per PWGSC policies.

“SMART” breakdown:

  1. Specific: Achievement level targeted at 90%.
  2. Measurable: Information available from our Crown assets file and our administrative records.
  3. Achievable: PWGSC vehicles are in place for e-waste disposal. Computer for School, Crown Assets, “Do what you can” provincial program are other options which make this target achievable.
  4. Relevant: Targets all electronic and electrical equipment.
  5. Time-bound: Dates established for target implementation and completion.

OSFI has established 3 SMART targets for training, employee performance evaluations, and management processes and controls, as they pertain to procurement decision-making.

4. Training for select employees.

As of April 1, 2012, 80% of Procurement and Materiel Management employees will receive green procurement training through Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) course C215 or in-house equivalent.
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status  Achieved
Number of procurement and materiel management employees with green procurement training relative to total number of procurement and materiel management employees. 50% (2010-2011)
Progress against measure in 2012-2013.  At least
80%
100%

Strategies / Comments

“SMART” breakdown:

  1. Specific: Achievement level targeted at 80%.
  2. Measurable: Information available from CSPS and in-house.
  3. Achievable: All existing and new procurement and materiel management employees to take green procurement training.
  4. Relevant: Targets all relevant employees.
  5. Time-bound: Date established for target implementation and completion.


5. Employee performance evaluations for managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management.

Environmental considerations will be included in the performance evaluations of the Manager of Procurement and Contracting and the Manager of Administrative Services.
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status Achieved
Environmental considerations are included in the performance evaluations of the Manager of Procurement and Contracting and the Manager of Administrative Services 100%
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year. 50% 100%

Strategies / Comments

  • Environmental considerations were included in the performance evaluation for the Manager of Administrative Services and the Manager of Procurement and Contracting.

“SMART” breakdown:

  1. Specific: Achievement level targeted at 100%.
  2. Measurable: Information available from performance agreements and evaluations.
  3. Achievable: Performance evaluations of manager’s position to include environmental considerations.
  4. Relevant: Targets employees responsible for procurement activities.
  5. Time-bound: Date established for target implementation and completion.


6. Management processes and controls.

OSFI’s procurement needs are largely met by government-wide commodity management processes and vehicles established by PWGSC. Environmental benefits achieved are the same as those identified by PWGSC in the establishment of these processes and vehicles.
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status N/A
No performance measure established  N/A  N/A
Progress against measure in the given fiscal year.  N/A  N/A

Strategies / Comments

  • This initiative is largely an increased awareness for procurement personnel and employees with decision-making responsibilities, of options in procurement which include green procurement benefits. Currently, our systems do not allow for tracking this aspect of procurement. We will explore changes required and their feasibility for tracking this information.