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Goal 6: Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy

Target 6.1: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction
The Government of Canada will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its buildings and fleets by 17% below 2005 levels by 2020


CBSA Target: 11% below 2005 by 2020


Scope:

  • Targeted emissions sources include the CBSA custodial facilities and fleet
  • No emissions sources are excluded from the CBSA Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Link to Program Activity: Internal Services


Performance Measurement


Expected Result: Reduce the carbon footprint and energy consumption of federal operations

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Updated Greenhouse Gas Management Plan in place by March 31, 2015 Yes [March 31, 2015]
Greenhouse gas emissions (kt CO2 equivalent) in fiscal year 2005–2006 13.2 kt CO2 equivalent
Greenhouse gas emissions (kt CO2 equivalent) in current fiscal year 13.9 kt CO2 equivalent
Renewable power emission credits applied in current fiscal year (kt CO2 equivalent) 0 kt CO2 equivalent
Percentage change in greenhouse gas emissions from fiscal year 2005–2006 to the current fiscal year, inclusive of renewable power emission credits +5%
Adjustments made to base year greenhouse gas emissions   Yes
Goal 7: Waste and Asset Management

7.1 Target: Real Property Environmental Performance
As of April 1, 2014, and pursuant to CBSA Real Property Sustainability Framework, an industry-recognized level of high environmental performance will be achieved in Government of Canada real property projects and operations


Scope:

  • All custodial facilities over 1,000 m2 are applicable
  • 17 facilities fall within the scope of this target
  • Large proportion of the custodial facilities are remote

Link to Program Activity: Internal Services


Performance Measurement


Expected Result: An industry-recognized level of high environmental performance will be achieved in Government of Canada real property projects and operations

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Real Property Sustainability Framework in place to improve the management of energy, waste and water in CBSA real property assets by March 31, 2015 Yes [March 31, 2015]
Total number of existing CBSA-owned buildings (over 1,000 m2), and associated floor space (m2), assessed for environmental performance using industry-recognized assessment tools
  • 3 CBSA-owned buildings
    7,381 m2
  • Planned assessment tool to be used: minimum level is BOMA BESt Level 1

Total number of existing CBSA-owned buildings, new construction, and major renovations projects (over 1,000 m2), and associated floor space (m2), achieving an industry-recognized level of high environmental performance

  • 3 CBSA-owned buildings
    7,381 m2
  • 0 new construction projects
    0 m2
  • 0 major renovation projects
    0 m2
  • Planned environmental performance level to be achieved: minimum level is LEED NC Silver or Green Globes – 3 Globes
Total number of fit-up and refit projects achieving an industry-recognized level of high environmental performance
  • 0 Fit-up and refit projects
    0 m2
  • Planned environmental performance level to be achieved: minimum level is Green Globes Fit-Up 3 Globes
Number and percentage of real property managers and functional heads whose performance management agreements contribute to the Real Property Sustainability Approach in the given fiscal year 5
100%
Implementation Action Performance Target (RPP)
Achieve a level of performance that meets or exceeds the CBSA’s current commitment to sustainable buildings using industry-recognized assessment and verification tools Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Conduct life-cycle assessments for all major construction and renovation projects using industry-recognized tools Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop plans for addressing environmental performance assessment recommendations for
existing CBSA-owned buildings
Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Manage the collection, diversion and disposal of workplace waste in CBSA-owned buildings in an environmentally responsible manner Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Manage construction, renovation and demolition waste in CBSA-owned buildings in an environmentally responsible manner Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop an approach to improve performance of CBSA-owned buildings via automation and commissioning Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop an approach to building operator training in CBSA-owned buildings Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Integrate the use of sustainable real property performance management indicators into the investment decision-making process for CBSA-owned assets in the building portfolio Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Benchmark and report on the energy usage intensity of CBSA-owned office buildings using industry-recognized tools Seeking to reach “Achieved”

Target 7.2: 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


Scope: All offices within Headquarters and where feasible in the Regions


Link to Program Activity: Internal Services


Performance Measurement


Expected Result: Environmentally responsible acquisition, use and disposal of goods and services

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
CBSA approach to further the implementation of the Policy on Green Procurement in place as of April 1, 2014 Yes [April 1, 2014]
Number and percentage of specialists in procurement and/or materiel management who have completed the Canada School of Public Service green procurement course or equivalent in the given fiscal year 33 specialists who completed the course
80%
Number and percentage of managers and functional heads of procurement and materiel management who have performance management agreements which contribute to the Green Procurement Approach in the given fiscal year 15 managers and functional heads
100%

CBSA Target: 95% of paper purchased will contain a minimum of 30% recycled content that meets or exceeds the criteria established in the EcoLogo UL 2771 standard for paper or equivalent

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Percentage volume of paper purchased containing a minimum of 30% recycled content that meets or exceeds the criteria established in the EcoLogo standard in the given fiscal year 95%

CBSA Target: 20% of photocopier purchases will be multifunctional devices to reduce the environmental impact associated with the life-cycle of equipment

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Number and percentage of photocopiers that are replaced by multifunctional devices in the given fiscal year 80 multifunctional devices
5%

CBSA Target: 75% of workstation reconfiguration projects in PWGSC occupancy within Headquarters using remanufactured or existing reused furniture components (either CBSA-owned or OGD-transferred)

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Percentage of workstation reconfiguration projects in PWGSC occupancy within Headquarters using remanufactured or existing reused furniture componentry 60% of projects completed in PWGSC occupancy within Headquarters
Implementation Action Performance Target (RPP)
Track and report use of green common procurement instruments (e.g., supply arrangements, standing offers, etc.) where feasible Seeking to reach “Achieved”

Target 7.3: Sustainable Workplace Operations
As of April 1, 2015, the Government of Canada will update and adopt policies and practices to improve the sustainability of its workplace operations


Scope: All offices within Headquarters and where feasible in the Regions


Link to Program Activity: Internal Services


Performance Measurement


Expected Result: Departmental workplace operations have a reduced environmental impact

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
An approach to maintain or improve the sustainability of the departmental workplace is in place by March 31, 2015 Yes [March 31, 2015]
Implementation Action Performance Target (RPP)
Engage employees in greening government
operations practices
Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Integrate environmental considerations into corporate policies, processes and practices in accordance with CBSA refresh cycles Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Maintain or improve existing approaches to sustainable workplace practices (e.g., printer ratios, paper usage, green meetings) Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Implement the Information Technology Device Rationalization to minimize the ratio of information technology assets per employee Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Integrate environmental considerations into acquisition specifications to select information technology and office equipment that reduces energy consumption and materiel usage Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop guidelines for electronic and electrical equipment disposal to ensure environmentally sound and secure disposal Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop a life-cycle procedure on workplace materiel and assets to ensure environmentally sound and secure reuse/recycle Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Review non-hazardous solid waste disposal practices and leverage service offerings to maximize waste diversion Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Implement Workplace 2.0 to increase the population density in office buildings and space use in special purpose buildings Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop and implement the CBSA Fleet
Management Framework to improve sustainable fleet management
Seeking to reach “Achieved”

Target 7.4 Greening Services to Clients
By March 31, 2015, the CBSA will establish a Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound (SMART) target to reduce the environmental impact of its services to clients


CBSA Target: The CBSA will implement electronic procurement and payment tools including Procure-to-Pay and My Travel to reduce the paper burden of their client services


Scope:

  • Electronic approvals and payments of procurement transactions and invoices
  • Travel authorizations, advances, authorities and claims

Link to Program Activity: Internal Services


Performance Measurement


Expected Result: CBSA services to clients have a reduced environmental impact

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Number and percentage of transactions that are processed through the Procure-to-Pay tool 55,000 transactions
95%
Number and percentage of transactions that are processed through My Travel tool 60,000 transactions
90%
Goal 8: Water Management

Target 8.1: Water Management
As of April 1, 2014, the Government of Canada will take further action to improve water management within its real property portfolio


Scope:

  • All custodial facilities will be assessed against the threshold set in the CBSA Real Property Sustainability Framework
  • Large proportion of the custodial facilities are remote and on wells

Link to Program Activity: Internal Services


Performance Measurement


Expected Result: Water is managed sustainably in Government of Canada real property operations

Performance Indicator Performance Target (RPP)
Approach to improving water management included in Real Property Sustainability Framework by March 31, 2015 Yes [March 31, 2015]
Number and percentage of new construction and major renovation projects  that include water metering in the given fiscal year 0  new construction and major renovation projects
Feasibility studies to be completed [March 31, 2015]
Implementation Action Performance Target (RPP)
Determine the scope of application and commitment for potable water conservation measures Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Determine the scope of application and commitment to manage storm water run-off Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Determine the scope of application and commitment to improve the metering system of water utility usage for existing CBSA-owned buildings Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Determine the scope of application and commitment to meter the water usage in new CBSA-owned construction and major renovation projects Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Conduct water audits through the BOMA BESt Assessments Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Integrate the water-audit recommendations into the BOMA BESt Implementation Plans Seeking to reach “Achieved”
Develop a water-efficient landscaping approach Seeking to reach “Achieved”
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