Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.09
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date June 21, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Keith Bryan
Sustainability Assessment Coordinator
Office of 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:

Awards shall be made employing a combination of the following criteria:

- Degree to which the item(s) or service quoted will best fill the University's requirements
- Price includes freight, payment terms, and life-cycle costing
- Delivery date
- Service
- Expertise
- Everything being equal, purchase will be made from local, state and U.S. vendors, in that order


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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