Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.38
Liaison Lisa Kilgore
Submission Date March 1, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Cornell University
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.90 / 1.00 Tom Romantic
Sr. Director
Supply Management
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Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, tablets/slates, televisions, and imaging equipment:
6,708,991.34 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, tablets/slates, televisions, and imaging equipment::
Expenditure Per Level
EPEAT Gold 5,158,396.97 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Silver 1,322,770.05 US/Canadian $
EPEAT Bronze 11,759.05 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on electronic products that are EPEAT Gold registered:

Do the figures reported above include leased equipment?:

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

The data reported is for fiscal year 2017.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

We purchase computers and laptops exclusively from Dell and Apple. Dell designs and engineers its products to help prevent pollution and conserve natural resources throughout the system's life. Reducing the environmental impact of Dell products begins at the design stage. Cross-functional product design teams work to make thoughtful and effective decisions that will have positive environmental results throughout the equipment’s life cycle.

We purchase multi-function printers from Ricoh USA and Eastern Managed Print Networks.

Facilties Services sets the standard for buying green. The systems we purchase are Lead-Free, RoHS Compliant, EPEAT registered, and Energy Star® certified.


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