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Green Procurement

Part A: Green Procurement Capacity Building


Activity 2008-09
as %
as %
Training for Procurement and Materiel Management Staff Data Unavailable 100%

INAC plans to have all procurement services positions trained in green procurement by March 2011.

The percentage of procurement stakeholders with training in green procurement is identified as a performance measure in the logic model for INAC's Sustainable Development Strategy target to implement green procurement.

Training for Acquisition Cardholders Data Unavailable 100% INAC plans to deliver green procurement training to existing acquisition cardholders and introduce mandatory green procurement training for new acquisition cardholders by March 2011.
Performance Evaluations

(4 of 27 positions)

100% At present, green procurement is incorporated only in the performance evaluations of three managers and one functional head at Headquarters since it is still in the process of being implemented. By March 2011, INAC plans to evaluate green procurement performance for all regional directors of Corporate Services and managers of administration.
Procurement Processes and Controls Data Unavailable 100%

All INAC requests for proposals include a general clause that requires the minimization of negative environmental impacts.

INAC plans to implement green procurement management controls and processes in all relevant departmental procurement instruments by February 2010.

Part B: Use of Green Consolidated Procurement Instruments


Good/Service 2008-09
as %
$ %
Passenger motor vehicles (16 vehicles)


100% 100% INAC's on-road/light-duty vehicle acquisition process requires consideration of environmental impacts.
Office furniture $637,000 Data not available 100% The exact percentage of office furniture purchases that incorporated environmental considerations is currently unknown because some purchases with a total value of less than $5,000 were done with acquisition cards. All other purchases for office furniture utilized green consolidated procurement instruments as designated by PWGSC.

Part C: Reduction Initiatives for Specific Goods (Where Applicable)


Consumable/Asset 2008-09
Level as Ratio
# Per FTE

No departmental reduction initiatives for specific goods were in place during 2008–2009.

INAC plans to establish at least three reasonable, achievable and meaningful departmental green procurement targets by June 2010.