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Departmental Sustainable Development Strategy

Green Procurement

As of April 1, 2014, the Government of Canada will continue to take action to embed environmental considerations into public procurement, in accordance with the federal Policy on Green Procurement.

Performance Measurement

Expected result: Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services.
Performance indicator Targeted performance level
Departmental approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place. Yes. The TSB's approach to implementing green procurement is to target the use of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) procurement instruments, the delivery of training to key personnel and the inclusion of green procurement objectives in the employee performance evaluation of the functional head of procurement and materiel management.
Number and percentage of procurement and/or materiel management specialists who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course (C215) or equivalent, in the given fiscal year. 3
100 %
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel whose performance evaluation includes support and contribution toward green procurement, in the given fiscal year. 1
Departmental green procurement target: Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) green consolidated procurement instruments are used, where available.
Performance indicator Performance target
Encourage and leverage common use procurement instruments where available and feasible. Yes
Departmental green procurement target: The department will follow the Federal E-waste Strategy for electronic and electrical equipment.
Performance indicator Performance target
The department has a process in place to follow the Federal E-waste Strategy Yes

Strategic environmental assessments

The TSB’s mandate is to advance transportation safety through the conduct of independent investigations into selected occurrences in the air, marine, rail and pipeline transportation modes. Given its mandate, the TSB does not have plans, programs or policies subject to strategic environmental assessments.