|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||June 9, 2017|
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing
|0.25 / 1.00||
Director of Sustainability Integration
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated intent to support disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises, and/or local community-based businesses?:
A copy of the policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:
Middlebury's purchasing policy states that "Where possible, given the nature of the College's rural location, Middlebury's commitment to institutional diversity should be reflected in the placing of College business so as to encourage the entrepreneurial efforts of minorities within Vermont specifically, and the region and nation more generally."
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (inclusive and local expenditures)?:
The percentage of total purchases from disadvantaged businesses, social enterprises and/or local community-based businesses:
The website URL where information about the institution’s inclusive and local purchasing policies and/or program is available:
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.