|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 12, 2011|
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses
|0.25 / 0.25||
Executive Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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.:
A brief description of the program:
It is a sustainability consideration factored into RFPs and tenders through purchasing for LEED buildings and oher general purchasing. Local is a consideration as a sustainability criteria through InterUniversity Inc. Dal purchases many products through interUniversities Inc. Dal purchasing policy is being modified to have more specfic sustainability language.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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