|Submission Date||Jan. 26, 2015|
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing
Shi Center for Sustainability
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:
Furman gives special consideration to local business when reviewing proposals. Business location is considered along with other dimensions of sustainability, cost, and other relevant criteria when reviewing proposals.
370.2 Purchasing Policies and Procedures
12. All other things being equal, the purchaser should do business with alumni, local businesses, and other individuals and businesses which support Furman.
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:
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.