|Submission Date||Oct. 2, 2012|
Hawaii Pacific University
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses
Facilities Project Coordinator
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.:
A brief description of the program:
HPU tries to use local businesses and local products whenever possible. Because of our geographic location in Hawai`i, using local products and vendors almost always makes economic sense as well as environmental sense.
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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