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2016–17 Report on Plans and Priorities

Green Procurement

In fiscal year 201617, Elections Canada will continue to take action to embed environmental considerations into public procurement, in accordance with the Treasury Board Policy on Green Procurement.

Performance Measurement
Expected Result Performance Indicators Targets
Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services Progress toward an agency-wide approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement Yes
Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services Percentage of specialists in procurement who have completed the Canada School of Public Service Green Procurement course or equivalent 50%
Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services Percentage of procurement managers whose performance evaluation includes support for and contribution toward green procurement 100%


Objectives Performance Indicators Targets
Starting with the 2015 general election, training for returning officers will be provided online Percentage of targeted election officers who receive online training 100%
In 201516, Elections Canada will complete a pilot project to assess the benefits of equipping senior executives with tablets, reducing the reliance on printed documents Percentage of senior executives equipped with tablets by March 31, 2016 100%
In 201617, Elections Canada will formally implement a previously launched pilot project allowing for contractual documents to be sent by secure e-mail to contractors, greatly reducing the number of documents being printed and mailed Percentage of standard contractual documents issued by e-mail 90%
In 201617, Elections Canada will make more forms available electronically, reducing the reliance on printed or mailed forms Percentage of commonly used forms available online 50%
In 201617, Elections Canada will explore new opportunities to reduce reliance on printed or mailed documents by integrating new technology/software into processes Identify at least one new opportunity to reduce reliance on printed or mailed documents by using new technology/software 100%