Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.10
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 Nancy Tinker
Director Facilities Management & Planning
Facilities Management & Planning
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Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):

A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:
With a focus to encourage responsible and sustainable practices in our supply chain, Compass Group is proud to lead the foodservice industry with groundbreaking policies such as,
•Champion local family farmers and Fair Trade
•Reduce the use of antibiotics in chicken, turkey and pork
•Commit to healthier oceans with sustainable seafood purchasing policies
•Support sustainable agriculture and healthy rural economies
•Focus on social justice
•Promote farm animal welfare wtih 100 percent use of cage free shell eggs and the elimination of artificial rBGH from milk and yogurt products
Compass Group will continue to strengthen our existing sustainability programs and develop new initiatives to respond to critical food issues.

The Website URL where information about the institution's sustainable food and beverage purchasing efforts is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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