The goals of this project are: (1) to review the current status of the institutional green procurement project and to research the improvement measures, (2) to monitor and manage the green mark system and the quality and environmental functionality of the second category of the environmental product, (3) to research the green mark certification procedure and to stipulate the method for managing the certification institution, and (4) to evaluate the effectiveness of the 2010 green consumption experience coupon, and to research the follow-up promotion feasibility and measures. The report concludes as follows:
1.To evaluate the current status of the institutional green procurement project and to research the improvement measures:
A.To complete the 2010 institutional green procurement performance evaluation. The preliminary evaluation included 15 institutional on-site evaluations, and the proposal of improvement suggestions.
B.To research the draft criteria for the evaluation of the 2012 to 2013 institutional green procurement performance, and the proposed designated procurement items.
C.To hold four institutional green procurement evaluation seminars and ten training courses of the government green procurement on-line declaration.
D.To collect and research information regarding the national green procurement laws and current status, including the environmental declaration guidelines from the United States, the Britain, and Japan, and to complete the national green life and green consumption guidelines for Taiwan.
2.To monitor and manage the green mark system and the quality and the environmental functionality of the second category of the environmental products:
A.To complete the sampling and examination of ninety-one samples for twelve green mark standards, including the water-based paint, the plastic pipes, the laundry detergent, and the medicinal infusion polyolefin containers. Four samples were found unqualified, and were followed-up and reexamined.
B.To assist the sampling of twenty green products, and to complete the reexamination of sixteen cases of fraudulent use of the green mark, and the examination of ten green business establishments.
3.To stipulate the green mark certification criteria and to improve the certification method:
A.To collect information related to the organic agricultural product, the green construction material mark, the telecom regulatory RF equipment, the energy-saving mark, and the water-saving mark. To collect information related to the certification procedure of the commercial product inspection institution and the commercial product inspection procedure, including application qualification, the application procedure, the management procedure, the fee standard, and the expiration date, as reference for improving the green mark system.
B.To propose the management measure of the green product certification institution, including the qualification of the certification institution, the selection criteria, the verification procedure, the management measures, and the verification fee standard.
4.To evaluate the effectiveness of the 2010 green consumption experience coupon, and to research the follow-up promotion feasibility and measures:
A.To evaluate the effectiveness of the 2010 green consumption experience coupon and the distribution channels. To collect the information related to the Korean green credit card, and the Japanese green household appliance grading system.
B.To propose the 2011 green consumption experience coupon plan, and to evaluate the alternatives of potential coupon distribution methods. To propose the short-term, the middle-term, and the long-term suggestions for the green product credit card system.