Greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and disclosure certification: Conditionally limited solicitation

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Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause in competitive solicitations or requests for standing offers or supply arrangements for procurements valued above $25 million CAD including taxes, fees and options when competition is conditionally limited to suppliers who are participating in a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions disclosure, target-setting and reduction initiative such as the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent, when evaluation criteria related to GHG emission targets or participation in the Net-Zero challenge or equivalent, cannot be used. The bidders/offerors/suppliers must not be affiliated within the meaning used in the Competition Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. C-34.

Use this clause in conjunction with A9076T and A3021C if applicable. Use this clause in conjunction with A3015T and A3015C if the high complexity or medium complexity templates are not used.

Legal text for SACC item

Instruction to contracting officers: Select “bidder”, “offeror” or “supplier” accordingly.

This procurement is conditionally limited to suppliers who are participating in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent.

Subject to the evaluation procedures contained in the solicitation, bidders/offerors/suppliers acknowledge that only bids/offers/arrangements with a signed Net-Zero Challenge letter of participation may be considered for ____ (insert: “contract award”, “standing offer issuance”, “supply arrangement issuance”, whichever is applicable).

Failure to provide a letter of participation and this certification with the bid/offer/arrangement will result in the bid/offer/arrangement being treated as not participating in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent.

The bidder/offeror/supplier certifies that:

(____) they are participating in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent.

(____) they will maintain participation in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent for the duration of the resulting ______ (insert: “contract”, “standing offer”, “supply arrangement”, as applicable).