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|1.||How is your department planning to meet the objectives of the Policy on Green Procurement?|
|The Agency has set Objective 2.1 in its SDS: Maximize use of green procurement.|
|2.||Has your department established green procurement targets?|
|3.||Describe the green procurement targets that have been set by your department and indicate the associated benefits anticipated.|
|Target 2.1.1||Provide procurement training to 75% of material managers and integrate green procurement into training for acquisition cards by December 31, 2008||Increase in volume of green goods/commodities purchased|
|Target 2.1.2||Meet the Government of Canada standards for purchase and by March 31, 2010, meet the guidelines for operations of office equipment||Energy savings, green recycling process for disposed equipment, use of more environmentally friendly equipment|
|Target 2.1.3||Establish a baseline of the Agency’s green procurement patterns and, by December 31, 2008, explore options to develop an effective, efficient and affordable green tracking system||Baseline of the Agency’s green procurement patterns established and options for tracking options identified|
|Target 2.1.4||Increase awareness of “green travel” options to 50% of all the Agency employees by March 31, 2009||Increased awareness of green travel options will lead to use of green travel options, including use of alternative modes of transportation|