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Greening Government Operations (GGO)


The GGO supplementary table applies to departments and agencies bound by the Federal Sustainable Development Act, the Policy on Green Procurement, or the Policy Framework for Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Major International Events.

Green Procurement Targets

Training for select employees
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status:  
% of Procurement and Material Management Staff Trained 100%  

Strategies / Comments

Training for Acquisition Card Holders
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status:  
% of Acquisition Card Holders Trained 100%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. Ongoing Green Procurement training will continue to be an essential requirement for all new Acquisitions cardholders.

Employee performance evaluations for managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status:  
Green Procurement policy objectives integrated into the performance evaluation for the Manager, Procurement 100%  

Strategies / Comments

  1. In 2012-2013, environmental considerations in support of Green Procurement Policy objectives will continue to form an integral part of the yearly performance evaluation of the Manager, Procurement.

Procurement Processes and Controls
Performance Measure RPP DPR
Target Status:  
% of paper used is made with recycle paper 100%  
% of applications and reviews submitted and distributed online 100%  
% Implementation of duplex default printing 100%  
Estimated number of training sessions where Green Procurement will form an integral part of the training program 10  

Strategies / Comments

  1. All paper used in printing/copying will continue to be derived from recycled paper.
  2. CIHR will continue to reduce use of paper by eliminating the need to submit paper copies of the applications for funding.
  3. All printers, both in business centres and desktops print duplex, and where possible, duplex printing will continue to be the default setting.
  4. Ongoing scanning to email capacity in business centres will continue to reduce use of paper.
  5. Green procurement training will continue to be provided on an ongoing basis to both new acquisition cardholders as well as Managers and their employees involved in the procurement process.
  6. CIHR will continue to promote and update if required, the Green Procurement Plan to build employee awareness on the importance of green procurement.