Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.64
Liaison Greg Maybury
Submission Date May 2, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Hope College
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 1.00 Michelle Gibbs
Director HHCSI
Holland-Hope College Sustainability Institute
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated intent to support disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses?:
Yes

A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
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The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

As part of Hope's Strategic Plan Goal 4 "Hope College will be a community unified by its inspiring mission, strengthened by its diversity, and committed to the flourishing of every individual as one created and loved by God.
Objective 2: Recruitment, retention and vendor strategies will employ best practices in developing a diverse and inclusive community.
KPI 3: Near Term. The college will implement a program to identify and invite minority- and women-owned businesses to participate in RFP processes and seek vendor opportunities.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
No

The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:

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