Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.95
Liaison Susan Powers
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Clarkson University
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Susan Powers
Director of the Institute for a Sustainable Environment
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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?:

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

The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

The University is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. It is the policy of Clarkson University, consistent with Federal and State law, to encourage and maximize participating of Small Businesses (SB), Minority-Owned Business Enterprises (MBE), Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE), and other Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in its procurement activities. Such procurement activities include, but not limited to, subcontracts, purchase orders, and P-card transactions for services,

In construction: Preferences may be given to goods produced in NYS, goods or services or construction provided by NYS person, firms, or corporations. Preference may also be given to businesses that are small, women-owned, and minority-owned businesses. Clarkson strives to support the local economy and local businesses. materials and supplies, and travel costs related to sponsored awards

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:

The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:

The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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