Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date March 30, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

American University
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Megan Litke
Sustainability Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated intent to support disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses?:
Yes

A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

XVII.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

PCD actively works to support the University's commitment to provide equal opportunities through contracting and individual order opportunities for small businesses. Purchasing makes every effort to ensure the University includes the maximum practical number of small businesses in the competitive bidding process in compliance with local, district and federal laws and regulations. PCD seeks appropriate opportunities for local, small, and disadvantaged business participation through the development mutually beneficial business relationships, while also educating the University community about American's requirements in this area.

PCD seeks businesses which are Certified by The District of Columbia Department of Small and Local Business Development.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
No

The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:

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