Greening Government Operations

Greening Government Operations Table for 2012–13


Green Procurement Targets
Targets / Strategies / Comments as indicated in the 2012–13 RPP RPP 2011–12 DPR 2011–12 Comments
1. By March 31, 2013, the CIRB will have established a formal process for the disposal of all departmentally-generated surplus electronic and electrical equipment in an environmentally sound and secure manner.100% 100% CIRB has established and documented a formal process for disposal of surplus material assets, including IT hardware that complies with PWGSC’s Greening Government Program. The CIRB’s Material Management section has responsibility for maintaining the policy and procedures up to date and shares responsibility with the Information Technology section for disposing of electronic equipment in accordance with the guidelines.
2. By March 31, 2014, the CIRB will reuse or recycle 100% of surplus electronic and electrical equipment (EEE) in an environmentally sound and secure manner. 100% 100% CIRB reuses or recycles equipment that is still functional or disposes of assets in accordance with the process established in the “Disposition of Surplus Materials” policy. 
3. By March 31, 2014, 100% of printer, faxes, scanners and photocopiers purchased will have one or more environmental features. 100% 100%

Network or stand-alone printers are no longer repaired or replaced when defective.  Multi-functional equipment is purchased for printing/scanning/faxing/photocopying.  Efforts are made to reduce the number of printers.

All printers purchased in the fiscal year have one or more environmental features, such as double-sided printing, Energy Star Program qualification or enter low power sleep mode after a period of inactivity.
4. The CIRB will continue to purchase paper that has a minimum of 30% recycled content. 100% 100% All paper purchased by CIRB in 2012–13 contained a minimum of 30% recycled content.
5. By March 31, 2013, all incumbents in key positions involved in the CIRB procurement process will take the online Green Procurement Course (C215E) offered by the CSPS. 100% 0% The CIRB faced a turnover in the two positions responsible for procurement in 2012–13. The Green procurement course will be completed by the recently hired incumbents in the 2013–14.   
6. By March 31, 2013, all incumbents in key positions involved in the CIRB procurement process will have at least one performance and/or training objective related to green procurement. It will be integrated to the Employee Learning and Performance Planning and Review Agreement. 100% 0% The CIRB faced a turnover in the two positions responsible for procurement in 2012–13. Incumbents have the Green Procurement Course as a training objective for their 2013–14 Employee Learning and Performance Planning and Review Agreement.   
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