|Submission Date||May 14, 2014|
George Washington University
SD-3: Food and Beverage Purchases
Sustainability Project Facilitator
Division of Operations
The percentage of food and beverage expenditures that were processed within 100 miles of the institution by a company that is not publicly traded:
The percentage of food and beverage expenditures that were grown within 100 miles of the institution:
List what tool your institution is using to track this information (e.g. Center for Environmental Farming Systems or CBORD):
List items procured for dining services from on-campus organic garden(s):
The percentage of total food and beverage expenditures spent by dining services to procure items from on-campus organic garden(s):
List all Fair Trade certified items purchased:
Sysco Fair Trade Ground Coffee
GW has signed the Real Food Challenge Campus Commitment for 20% Real Food by 2020. The university will rely on the Real Food Calculator to track it campus dining food procurement for the next six years and possibly beyond. We are exploring incorporating the Calculator into curriculum to expand the impact and knowledge of the university student community.
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.