|Submission Date||July 25, 2014|
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated intent to support disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses?:
A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
Emory University is committed to the development of business relationships with small business and diverse suppliers that can add value to our institution and help us achieve our research, education and business objectives. In keeping with this commitment, the Procurement and Contract Administration Department requests those that have purchasing delegations within their departments to support Emory's diverse vendors in their purchasing needs.
Emory's Office of Supplier Diversity focuses on matching the right Minority and Woman-owned business (MWBE) with the right opportunity. Established in 2007, the Office of Supplier Diversity works closely with Procurement Services to cultivate opportunities for qualified minority-and women-owned businesses.
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:
It is impossible to calculate the percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses without double-counting. We are not currently able to acquire valid data, so do not pursue this portion of the credit.
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.