Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.69
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 8, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Cornell University
OP-T2-24: Historically Underutilized Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Tom Romantic
Sr. Director
Supply Management
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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:

(1) In our policy (page 12), we specify:

"Cornell University will promote the development of
significant and mutually beneficial business relationships
with diverse and local suppliers. For more information
on diverse suppliers, see www.sba.gov/services."

(2) Highlighted in our e-procurement tool

Highighted list of vendors on webpage: http://www.dfa.cornell.edu/dfa/supply/supplierlist/suppliers.cfm

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

Additional information is available on our web site at http://www.dfa.cornell.edu/procurement/diversity/index.cfm.

We have created a supplier search tool to enable the campus community to identify minority, women, veteran, and HubZone businesses that are established suppliers with the university (http://www.dfa.cornell.edu/procurement/supplierlist/vendor-search.cfm).

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