Greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and disclosure: Certification

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Date Status ID Title
2023-04-11 Active A3017T Greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and disclosure: Certification (2023-04-11) A3017T

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following certification clause in competitive solicitations or requests for standing offers or supply arrangements for procurements valued above $25 million CAD including taxes, fees and options which cannot apply a conditionally limited solicitation strategy, or include evaluation criteria related to setting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions disclosure and reduction targets or participation in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent. Certification may be provided at solicitation closing or precedent to contract award.

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.

The bidder/offeror/supplier must provide the following certification:

  1. I am the authorized representative of __________________.
  2. I, the bidder/offeror/supplier, by submitting the present information to the Contracting Authority, certify that ________ (insert name of business) is participating in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions disclosure and reduction target initiative, and that the information provided with the bid/offer/arrangement related to our participation in this initiative is true and consent to its verification upon request by Canada.
  3. I, the bidder/offeror/supplier must, upon request from the Contracting Authority, provide a signed participant letter from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) or other supporting documentation confirming participation in the Net-Zero Challenge or equivalent. Failure to comply with the request may result in the bid/offer/arrangement being declared non-responsive.

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Name of initiative

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Printed name of Authorized Representative

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Signature of Authorized Representative

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Date