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-T2-25: Local Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Tom Romantic
Sr. Director
Supply Management
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Does the institution give preference to local products and businesses in its purchasing decisions? Local food purchases, which are covered in OP Credit 6: Food Purchasing, are not included in this credit.:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

(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

Highlighted list of vendors on web site:

http://www.dfa.cornell.edu/dfa/supply/supplierlist/suppliers.cfm


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

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