Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.56
Liaison John Pumilio
Submission Date Oct. 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Colgate University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.92 / 1.00 John Pumilio
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability Office
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Total annual expenditures on electronics:
648,679 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on environmentally or socially preferable electronics:
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Gold registered and/or third party certified at the highest achievable level under a multi-attribute sustainability standard 598,665 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver registered and/or third party certified at mid-level under a multi-attribute sustainability standard 730 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Bronze registered and/or third party certified at minimum level under a multi-attribute sustainability standard 0 US/Canadian $
Labeled under a single-attribute standard 0 US/Canadian $

Do the figures reported above include leased equipment?:
Yes

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn:

Each year, Colgate monitors and tracks electronics purchasing and also participates in the State Electronics Challenge (SEC). Over 91 percent of the desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and printers are EPEAT Gold registered. In 2021 and 2022, Colgate received an award from the Global Electronics Council and was featured during their annual awards ceremony for our purchase of green-certified electronics.


Website URL where information about the institution’s electronics purchasing is available:
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