Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.87
Liaison Lindsay Batchelor
Submission Date Jan. 5, 2016
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STARS v2.0

North Carolina State University
OP-15: Inclusive and Local Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.52 / 1.00 Sharon Loosman
Materials Management Director
Materials Management
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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?:

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

The policy, guidelines or directive governing inclusive and local purchasing:

Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Program

The State of North Carolina encourages all state agencies to expend up to 4% of their total procurement dollars with HUB suppliers. This program is intended to stimulate the economic development of minority, women-owned, and physically disabled businesses.

The Purchasing Department places orders with HUB suppliers whenever appropriate. University departments are also encouraged to procure through HUB suppliers when utilizing the Small Purchases policy.

The HUB Business Directory is maintained by the Division of Purchase and Contract . These directories list HUB suppliers alphabetically, by commodity number, and by construction industry number.

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.