|Submission Date||July 25, 2014|
OP-12: Electronics Purchasing
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase computers and/or other electronic products that are EPEAT registered or meet similar multi-criteria sustainability standards for electronic products?:
A copy of the electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines :
Electronic Product Environmental Tool (EPEAT)
Helps purchasers evaluate, compare and select electronic products based on their environmental attributes. Utilize the user-guide for evaluating computer desktops, laptops and monitors for their environmental attributes. Emory gives preference for products meeting the EPEAT guidelines whenever possible.
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
The purchasing guidelines are ensured through the Procurement and Payment Services Department. Emory's preferred PC provider on campus is Dell. All of the order defaults in the purchasing catalog are for EPEAT Gold desktops, laptops and monitors. All Apple purchases are EPEAT Gold.
Does the institution wish to pursue to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on EPEAT registered electronics)?:
Expenditures on EPEAT registered desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment::
|Expenditure Per Level|
|EPEAT Bronze||0 US/Canadian $|
|EPEAT Silver||0 US/Canadian $|
|EPEAT Gold||6308163 US/Canadian $|
Total expenditures on desktop and laptop computers, displays, thin clients, televisions, and imaging equipment:
The website URL where information about the institution's electronics purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.