Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.63
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Dec. 14, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Boston University
OP-T2-24: Historically Underutilized Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for University Sustainability
BU Sustainability
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Does the institution seek to support historically underutilized businesses, minority-owned businesses, and women owned-businesses?:

A brief description of how the institution meets the criteria:

As a world class research institution with wide-ranging supply needs, Boston University recognizes the value that our suppliers provide to the University community. We seek to create strategic relationships with suppliers who can provide superior service at the lowest total costs to the varying academic and administrative functions of the University.

Through the Boston University Diverse Suppliers Program (BUDS), BU encourages beneficial competition for University business among small businesses and firms with diversity of ownership, so that our supply base may reflect the face of our student body, staff, faculty, and communities. This commitment reinforces the research and educational objectives of the University, makes good business sense in a steadily diversifying marketplace, and strengthens our communities by creating opportunities for growth.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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