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Has the department incorporated environmental performance considerations in its procurement decision-making processes?
Summary of initiatives to incorporate environmental performance considerations in procurement decision-making processes:
Use of green standing offers for example for information technology and courier and freight services. Reduction in number of printers and rental of new Xerox printers/photocopiers.
Information technology assets meets environmental criteria. Reduced the number of printers by renting new equipment in replacement. All printers are set by default to duplex black and white printing.
Has the department established green procurement targets?
Summary of green procurement targets:
The department does not have specific green procurement targets.
Although no targets were established, the department considers green procurement in its life cycle approach of procurement.