Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.98
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2011
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George Mason University
Tier2-2: Local Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Margaret Lo
University Sustainability Director
Sustainability
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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.:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

George Mason University (Mason) is a public institution of higher education within the state of Virginia. Therefore, it follows the procurement procedures and processes outlined by the state legislature. Within the Virginia Public Procurement Act dated July 2010, in section 2.2-4324 on page 23, it states that preference shall be given to goods produced in Virginia, goods or services or construction provided by Virginia persons, firms, or corporations. In Mason's requests for proposals, it gives preference to local products and businesses.


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